Lagniappe

Join WYES For An Online Auction

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Now through Thursday, August 13, at 10:00 p.m. browse a wide variety of auction items, register and bid at wyes.org during the WYES ONLINE AUCTION. All proceeds from the online auction support your favorite…

Feed The Family With Sunday Supper At Gianna

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Chef Rebecca Wilcomb of Gianna is offering a three-course meal for Sunday Supper. The traditional Italian offerings are available for dine-in, take-out, or delivery service. The menus for Sunday Supper will change weekly, and…

Copeland's of New Orleas Partners with Eat Fit NOLA

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Copeland’s of New Orleans offers its Summer Fresh menu, which includes several EatFitNola approved items. “As an Eat Fit NOLA restaurant partner, we are making it easy for our customers to enjoy a delicious…

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Names Interim Executive Director

NEW ORLEANS, La (press release) – The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) is pleased to announce that accomplished and innovative orchestra executive Scott Harrison has been named Interim Executive Director and Senior Strategic Facilitator. As Interim Executive Director, Harrison will lead…

Ogden Museum's Virtual Educator Open House

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Ogden Museum is participating in a Virtual Educator Open House on Wednesday Aug. 5, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Organized by the Pontchartrain Conservancy, this free virtual event will feature 12 local organizations and we’ll cover…

JEDCO, Jefferson Chamber to Host Webinar on Small Business Financing

AVONDALE, La (press release) – The coronavirus pandemic continues to impact business activity and consumer behavior. In the midst of this uncertainty, small businesses seek opportunities for sustainability and growth. Whether you are seeking economic injury dollars or continuing forward…

Toups Shares Recipe Ahead of National Oyster Day, Aug. 5

NEW ORLEANS – Chef Isaac Toups of Toups Meatery has shared his recipe for roasted oysters with crab fat butter ahead of National Oyster Day, which is Aug. 5. Below you'll find Toups' recipe. Make the recipe yourself? Let us…

New Orleans & Company Kicks Off 2020 COOLinary Campaign

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – New Orleans & Company invites New Orleans residents and nearby visitors to explore their city and support the local restaurant industry by taking advantage of dining options through COOLinary New Orleans, New Orleans & Company’s…

LSU Museum of Art Hosts Two Part Zoom Series

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – The LSU Museum of Art to host two-part zoom series. PART ONE: Navigating the Art Market Sunday, August 2 / 2:00-3:00 p.m. "Navigating the Art Market:" A discussion on buying, auctioning, and collecting with…

New Orleans Opera Releases Season Announcement

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – This month, the New Orleans Opera released important information regarding a new season. The announcement: As eager as we are to see you again and enjoy live opera together, we must proceed with everyone’s well-being…

Seven Days of Satch Presented by Chevron

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Seven Days of Satch presented by Chevron kicks off Monday, July 27 and continues through Sunday, Aug. 2. The virtual celebration brings a entire week of thematic programming on WWOZ, Louis Armstrong-inspired cooking demos…

Boucherie Offers Easy Access to "Balanced Meals" Right at Home

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Nathanial Zimet, Executive Chef of Boucherie, has announced he is partnering with Ochsner Eat Fit to provide menu items as part of the restaurant’s successful Balanced Meals program. Chef Zimet has crafted a menu…

Summer Sippin' In New Orleans Series

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – A few New Orleans bartenders are sharing cocktail recipes in a new Summer Sippin' in New Orleans series. The bartenders are from popular local restaurants and the cocktails are perfect to make at home.…

Corona Diaries 2020

Corona Diaries: Friday, May 8, 2020

Didya Ever Notice? … These Weird Things About Life During COVID-19 Thanks for reading my diary entries this week! I’ll end with a listicle.  Following are some of the unusual new facts of life I’ve noticed over the last two months. Read…

Corona Diaries: Thursday, May 7, 2020

  The coronavirus pandemic is a completely different disaster than Hurricane Katrina but there’s a lot about the spring of 2020 that reminds me of the fall of 2005. Recently, I was remembering one event in particular: A few days…

Corona Diaries: Wednesday, May 6, 2020

  The definition of insanity, according to Einstein and the internet, is “doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result.” So I must be insane. Right now, as I sit at a desk in my kitchen…

Corona Diaries: Tuesday, May 5, 2020

My family keeps a list (literally, I have a Google doc) of favorite movies that we’ve watched together and enjoyed multiple times over the years. This is partly because we love the art form and partly because when you’re a…

Corona Diaries: Monday, May 4, 2020

  For the last 10 years, my wife and I have lived in a drafty old Victorian house near St. Charles and Jefferson avenues in Uptown New Orleans. Since we have five kids, we’ve needed all of the house’s 4400…

Corona Diaries: Friday, May 1, 2020

  This is the last day of my Corona Diary and I have mixed feelings. I’ve enjoyed writing these, but I’ve also discovered a new level of laziness during this whole lockdown and this has added one more “to-do” at…

Corona Diaries: Thursday, April 30, 2020

  Today something happened that I never would have thought possible — I felt like a 16-year-old again. Want to feel that way too? Forget the anti-wrinkle cream! Forget the supplements! All you have to do is spend at least…

Corona Diaries: Wednesday, April 29, 2020

  First, let me address the giant cockatoo in the room — like, literally, he’s right here next to my feet, butt still wedged into the little schoolbus next to that shifty little penguin. Many of you have asked about…

Corona Diaries: Tuesday, April 28, 2020

  Means, motive and opportunity — we learned about all three in homeschool today. Sure, there was some French grammar at the beginning of the day, a smidge of long division thrown in, but the bulk of today’s education of…

Corona Diaries: Monday, April 27

  My daughter just got caught trying to tie one of our cats to the toilet roll dispenser. My husband is talking to her now. “Never once did you think to yourself,” he’s saying, in an appropriately stern tone, “‘Maybe…