Haute Plates - August 2013

Upcoming Foodie Events and SONIC's Who Dat! Burger

Tulane football player Devon Walker suffered a spinal cord injury in a game on Sept. 8, 2012. This coming Monday, Aug. 26, Dat Dog's Freret Street location is hosting a fundraiser. The restaurant will donate 10 percent of the take…

Milkfish: New Orleans' Filipino Pop-Up

The Milkfish is found in the Indian and Pacific oceans, commonly near coastal and island reefs. It is popular in the Philippines, where it goes by the name “Bangus,” and in Indonesia, where it's commonly called “Bandeng.” It has been…

The Search for Good Barbecue in New Orleans

The art of cooking meat slowly, with smoke, is one that is best appreciated in the South. You may find folks in the Midwest who'll argue with you, but as in most things, your best bet is to nod politely…

Groceries and Growth

Things are certainly popping in Mid-City, my friends. This week Winn-Dixie, the largest tenant in the new shopping center at the corner of Bienville and North Carrollton, opened for business, joining a Panera Bread, Pizza Hut and Office Depot, with…