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Coup De Chef at Creole Grille Jeff’s Creole Grille, 5241 Veterans Blvd., Metairie, 889-7992 Jeff Smith, chef for three years at The Creole Grille & Bar on Veterans Boulevard, has just bought the restaurant with his family. As well as…

Tales of the Cocktail Stands Tall

If it isn’t one thing, it’s another.   You’ve probably heard or used that expression and applied it to negative situations that just seem to mount up. You can’t solve one crisis before another one pops up and bites you…

The Best New Restaurants in New Orleans

Usually over lunch, sandwiches brought to the office, our food writers and members of the editorial staff gather to determine the year’s group of best new restaurants in New Orleans. Such a conversation could easily stretch into dinner because there…

Cocktail Recipe: ‘‘Tales’’ Is Very Cool

The headline tells the truth, but it isn’t something you expect to find in July in New Orleans. Staying cool in that month in this place is a challenge of the highest order. But the annual Tales of the Cocktail…

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New Orleans’ Best New Restaurants 2013

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New Orleans’ Best New Restaurants 2013

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New Orleans’ Best New Restaurants 2013

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New Orleans’ Best New Restaurants 2013

Cocktail Recipe: Cajun-American Meets Creole

Thibodaux is a bustling town comprised mostly of farmers, trappers, fishermen, petrochemical workers and college professors. Its roots are squarely Cajun. Rice and sugarcane are agriculture mainstays, and because this is Louisiana, sooner or later someone had to have the…

Cocktail Recipe: Nostalgia Updated and Savored

One of the most popular features of this magazine, besides this one, of course, is the Julia Street column where questions are asked and answers are provided about all matters New Orleans. Those of us madly in love with this…

Cocktail Recipe for the Month of March

If you lived anywhere else, what does March mean? Rain, still chilly, not much going on and planning a vacation for June. In New Orleans, March means festivals, parties, parades, cabbage, fava beans, beads, green beer and good ethnic food.…

Carnival Cocktail Recipe

In all the world there’s nothing like Carnival season in New Orleans. This month, streets in every part of the metro area become stages for a celebration that’s widespread but personal and enthusiastic. It is the annual party we throw…