Little Bird replaced by Barrel Proof Kitchen

Barrel Proof (1201 Magazine St., 504-299-1888; www.barrelproofnola.com), the Lower Garden District whiskey haunt from the LeBlanc + Smith restaurant group (www.leblancandsmith.com), has new bar food. Barrel...

New Orleans Food News

What’s in store: Riccobono’s Peppermill

Amid the 40th anniversary celebrations at Riccobono's Peppermill (3524 Severn Ave., Metairie, 504-455-2266; www.riccobonospeppermill.com), there is a changing of the guard. Another generation of Riccobonos is...

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3-Course Interview: Mandy Simpson of NOLA Boards

Locally made kitchen cutting boards and how to care for them
Mandy Simpson and her husband Daren Sumrow own the artisanal cutting board store NOLA Boards (4304 Magazine St., 504-516-2601; www.nolaboards.com). Together, the couple makes and...

3-Course Interview

Seaworthy opens at the Ace Hotel

Ace Hotel's oyster and cocktail hub Seaworthy (630 Carondelet St., 504-930-3071; www.seaworthynola.com) begins regular service this week, following a soft opening with a limited menu....

New Orleans Food News

Coolinary summer restaurant deals begin Aug. 1

The New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau (NOCVB) announced the lineup of restaurants for its 12th annual restaurant Coolinary New Orleans promotion, which features prix-fixe...

New Orleans Food News

Beer buzz: Parleaux Beer Lab in Bywater

Eric and Leah Jensen created the name Parleaux Beer Lab (4224 Royal St.; www.parleauxbeerlab.com) because it reflects the forthcoming brewery's surrounding neighborhood as well as...

Beer News

Wine of the week: 2015 Reunion Malbec

Mendoza, Argentina Retail $12-$14 The popularity of malbec wines has placed the city of Mendoza and Argentina's largest wine region, also called Mendoza, on...

Wine of the Week

Five in 5: New Orleans dishes with watermelon

AltoAce Hotel, 600 Carondelet St., (504) 900-1180www.acehotel.com/neworleansWatermelon is topped with cilantro, peanuts and prosciutto and drizzled with yuzu and lime.a MoPho514 City Park Ave., (504)...

Five in 5

Grand Isle offering James Beard preview dinner

Grand Isle (575 Convention Center Blvd., 504-520-8530; www.grandislerestaurant.com) executive chef Ryan Haigler will present a six-course dinner at the James Beard House in New York Aug. 19. The restaurant is...

New Orleans Food News

Review: Tal’s Hummus

A casual Israeli street food spot on Magazine Street
It shouldn't come as a surprise that Uptown's newest Israeli spot, Tal's Hummus, is already enjoying a modicum of success, considering the accolades racked up...

New Orleans Restaurant Reviews

Great American Seafood Cook-off in New Orleans is Aug. 6

The Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board and Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser host The Great American seafood cook-off at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center...

New Orleans Food News

Louisiana Seafood Festival lineup announced

Headliners including Village People, Blood, Sweat and Tears featuring Bo Bice of American Idol fame, The Romantics, Zebra, Bonerama with George Porter Jr. and others...

New Orleans Food News

Freund wins national writing award

GAMBIT food writer Helen Freund won honors at the Association of Alternative Newsmedia Awards in Austin, Texas earlier this month.   Freund's stories on blind culinary...

New Orleans Food News

Two New Orleans restaurants robbed

Two New Orleans restaurants were robbed at gunpoint last week.   Armed men held up a group of diners at Lakeview Harbor (911 Harrison Ave., 504-486-4887; www.facebook.com/lakeview.harbor) Tuesday, July...

New Orleans Food News

Wine of the week: 2015 Herencia Altes Garnatxa Negra

Catalonia, Spain Retail $10-$13 The widely planted but lesser-regarded varietal grenache — known as garnacha in Spain (or garnatxa in Catalonia) — is getting...

Wine of the Week

Beer buzz: food trucks at New Orleans breweries

Many breweries want to offer food to visitors at their taprooms, but opening a kitchen is a big leap. Inviting food trucks to the brewery is one popular solution.   Mark Logan,...

Beer News

Five in 5: blueberry treats

Oak8118 Oak St., (504) 302-1485www.oaknola.comBlueberry cobbler is served with lemon ice cream. Blue Dot Donuts4301 Canal St., (504) 218-4866www.bluedotdonuts.comBlueberry cake donuts are topped...

Five in 5

Review: a taste of Peru at the Catahoula Hotel

The boutique hotel offers pisco cocktails and an introduction to Peruvian cuisine
It's no secret that boutique hotels rely on more than room amenities and mini-bars stocked with premium products. Big budget restaurateurs sign on to properties,...

New Orleans Restaurant Reviews

3-Course Interview: distiller Maggie Campbell

The head distiller of Privateer Rum on craft distilling and women in the industry
Maggie Campbell got her first taste of distilling while traveling in Scotland in 2004. Twelve years later, she is head distiller and vice president of...

3-Course Interview

Carrollton Market celebrates all things gluten

Carrollton Market (8132 Hampson St., 504-252-9928; www.carrolltonmarket.com) chef-owner Jason Goodenough is making a stand for gluten on July 20. For one night, the Riverbend restaurant...

New Orleans Food News

Five in 5: five green smoothies in New Orleans

HiVolt Coffee1829 Sophie Wright Place, (504) 324-8818www.hivoltcoffee.comThe Green Smoothie is a blend of spinach, banana, mixed fruit and agave. Juice NOLASt. Roch Market,...

Five in 5

Fried Chicken Festival announces food lineup

Milkfish, Company Burger, McHardy's Fried Chicken and Bayou Hot Wings are among vendors who will sling their version of the iconic Southern staple at the...

New Orleans Food News

Shogun in Metairie adds robata-style grilling

When Masako "Peggy" Kamata opened her hibachi and sushi restaurant Shogun (2325 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 504-833-7477; www.shogunneworleans.com) in 1981, she dreamed of having a...

New Orleans Food News

Wine of the week: 2015 Arca Nova Vinho Verde rose

Minho, Portugal Retail $10-$11 In Portugal, the Douro River draws most of the wine world's attention, but the Minho — both a river and...

Wine of the Week

Beer buzz: Monroe’s craft brewing scene

The craft brewing scene is growing in northeast Louisiana. Here are updates on three breweries in the Monroe area.   CottonPort Brewing opened in Sterlington in...

Beer News

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