Hansen’s to open Dec. 16-18

It's going to get a bit chillier when snowball favorite Hansen's Sno-Bliz (4801 Tchoupitoulas St., 504-891-9788; www.snobliz.com) opens for a three-day run.   The popular snowball...

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Josephine Estelle and Avo celebrate with Italian holiday menus

Josephine Estelle (600 Carondelet St., 504-930-3070; www.josephineestelle.com) hosts a five-course dinner Tuesday, Dec. 6, to celebrate the Italian-American Feast of the Seven Fishes tradition.   Chefs...

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Review: Seaworthy inside the Ace Hotel

Oysters from American coasts and Canada highlight a menu at the maritime-themed Warehouse District restaurant
"American oysters differ as much as American people," author M.F.K. Fisher famously wrote in Consider the Oyster, her love letter to the bivalve mollusks. That...

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Five in 5: holiday cocktails in New Orleans

Carrollton Market8132 Hampson St., (504) 252-9928www.carrolltonmarket.comThe Mistletoe is made with cava, pomegranate juice and sugar, and the Poinsettia has gin, cava and cranberry juice. Catahoula Hotel914...

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Freret Beer Room is now open

Freret Beer Room (5018 Freret St., 504-298-7468; www.freretbeerroom.com), the beer-focused restaurant from owner Eli Gay, opened Nov. 30, but there was no booze as of...

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Piccola Gelateria now open on Freret Street

Owners Ria and Ross Turnbull held a grand opening of Piccola Gelateria (4525 Freret St., 954-618-8141; www.facebook.com/piccolagelateria) Dec. 2.   The cafe specializes in Italian coffee drinks...

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Beer buzz: Wayward Owl opens, Nuit Belge returns

New Orleans' newest brewery, Wayward Owl Brewing Company (3940 Thalia St,, 504-827-1646; www.waywardowlbrewing.com), has opened a tasting room to sell test batches of beer before its official...

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Wine of the week: 2014 Santao Cristo Selection Garnacha

Campo de Borja, Spain Retail $9-$13 Tempranillo is Spain's most planted grape. Garnacha, a precursor to French grenache, is the second most planted grape...

Wine of the Week

3-course interview: chef and spice purveyor Lior Lev Sercaz

The author of The Spice Companion: A Guide to the World of Spices hosts a Shaya dinner Dec. 6
At his New York store La Boite (www.leboiteny.com), Lior Lev Sercarz sells custom spice blends to chefs and home cooks. After training with chef Olivier...

3-Course Interview

Neyow’s Creole Cafe moves to new Mid-City location

Neyow's Creole Cafe (3332 Bienville St., 504-827-5474) moved to a new building around  the corner from its former location. The much larger spot features a long...

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Cafe Anglais open inside Windsor Court Hotel

Cafe Anglais is now open inside the Windsor Court Hotel (300 Gravier St., 504-523-6000; www.windsorcourthotel.com). The cafe is part of a recent $22 million renovation at...

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The Crepe Place now open in Bywater

Tracy Kish and Samantha Soliter opened The Crepe Place (941 Poland Ave., 734-985-1488; www.facebook.com/thecrepepalcenola) in Bywater Nov. 14. The casual cafe serves French street food-style...

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Wine of the week: 2014 Angelin Langhe Nebbiolo

Piedmont, Italy Retail $20 The house of Angelo Negro planted its first vineyards in northern Italy's Piedmont region in 1670. The Langhe region of...

Wine of the Week

Five in 5: five places for post-Thanksgiving turkey

Company Burger611 O'Keefe Ave., (504) 309-9422; 4600 Freret St., (504) 267-0320www.thecompanyburger.comThe turkey burger is topped with tomato jam, arugula and green goddess dressing. Meril424 Girod...

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Beachbum Berry’s Latitude 29 serves holiday tiki drinks

Beechbum Berry's Latitude 29 (321 N. Peters St., 504-609-3811; www.latitude29nola.com) raises holiday spirits with a special menu of Christmas-themed tiki drinks available Dec. 1-24. Tiki...

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The Daily Beet to open in 2017 in CBD

The Daily Beet (1000 Girod St.), a cafe and juice bar, will open early next year in the Beacon building in the Central Business District. The...

New Orleans Food News

Beer buzz: what’s new for holiday brews, events and beer news

As the holidays approach, there are many reasons to toast in celebration with a beer. This year, New Orleanians can raise a glass of one...

Beer News

3-course interview: Nicole Eiden, Windowsill Pies baker

Nicole Eiden (pictured left) and her business partner Marielle Dupre started the pie-making business Windowsill Pies (www.windowsillpiesnola.com) five years ago. After winning both the Junior League of...

3-Course Interview

Review: Cuzco Peruvian Cuisine shines on Freret Street

Simple, authentic Peruvian dishes feel like home on Freret
There are many interpretations of the Latin American cured fish dish ceviche, but a traditional Peruvian take can be hard to find.   One new place...

New Orleans Restaurant Reviews

Frey Smoked Meat Co. opens in Mid-City

Frey Smoked Meat Co. (4141 Bienville St., 504-488-7427), a new barbecue restaurant from Rue 127 chef Ray Gruezke, is open in Mid-City.   The restaurant is...

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Beer buzz: Wayward Owl and Freret Beer Room to open

Wayward Owl (3940 Thalia St., 504-827-1646; www.waywardowlbrewing.com) officially is the city's fourth production brewery and is close to opening to the public. Construction on the...

Beer News

Wine of the week: Dopff & Irion Brut Rose Cremant

Alsace, France Retail: $25-$30 Cremant is becoming the preferred go-to French sparkling wine for oenophiles who find Champagne too pricey. While Spain's lower-priced Cavas are...

Wine of the Week

5 restaurants with Thanksgiving Day specials in New Orleans

Cafe Sbisa1011 Decatur St., (504) 522-5565www.cafesbisanola.comThe menu includes butternut squash and shrimp bisque, seafood-stuffed mirlitons with citrus butter sauce and crispy prosciutto, and more. The Country Club634...

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Review: Holly’s Po-Boys & Cuban Cuisine on the West Bank

Cuban cuisine finds a home inside a mom-and-pop corner store in Gretna
A couple of years ago, I got a lecture from an ex-Floridian who had just moved to town. The topic was Cuban sandwiches, and his...

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3-course interview: tamale vendor Holly Hawthorne

“Holly Tamale” on her family’s recipe and selling tamales from a bicycle cart
Chances are if you've spent some time at downtown bars during the past 10 years, you've run into Holly Hawthorne. Better known as Holly Tamale,...

3-Course Interview


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