Haute Plates - June 2013

A Good Deal at GW Fins and a Chip Review

Hey kids, you know what I love? I love press releases. No, seriously, press releases are great because I get to share information with you that's accurate and timely. For example, did you know that GW Fins is putting on…

Food Truck Fest on Freret

You may have seen something about the “Rolling Through” series of food truck events in one venue or another recently. Technically the last of those events is Tuesday, June 25, when a diverse group of mobile vendors including Grilling Shilling,…

First Look at Lucky Rooster

Lucky Rooster opened not long ago at 515 Baronne St., and this week they added lunch service. On Tuesday I managed to sit down with my wife and local bon vivant Aaron Weidenhaft for a quick meal. I've been anticipating…

Champagne and Fried Chicken at Coquette

Does champagne with fried chicken seem incongruous to you? I've long since given up the idea that champagne is merely for toasting, and I've had champagnes and other sparkling wines with all manner of food over the years, but there's…