Louisiana gets two more breweries

Parleaux Beer Lab begins brewing beer
Louisiana now has 31 breweries. Parleaux Beer Lab (634 Lesseps St.; www.parleauxbeerlab.com) received necessary permits and began brewing beer March 16 in anticipation of a...

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Beer buzz: Broad Street Cider & Ale coming to Broad

The cider house is expected to open later this year
New Orleans' brewery and distillery scene is on the rise with four breweries set to open this spring and four distilleries opened this year. Now,...

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Wine of the week: 2014 Upper Eden Pinot Noir

Santa Lucia Highlands, California
Retail $14 Viticulturists consider pinot noir to be a fussy grape that yields delicious food-friendly wines. Pinot noir developed its reputation in France's Burgundy...

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Five in 5: weekly crawfish boils in New Orleans

Boucherie1506 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 862-5514www.boucherie-nola.comA weekly crawfish boil on the patio begins at 11 a.m. Sundays and features fresh fruit daiquiris, beer and...

Five in 5

Gogi Korean Restaurant now open

A new Korean restaurant in Metairie
Gogi Korean Restaurant (4620 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 504-872-9992; www.gogirestaurantnola.com) opened earlier this month. It serves a short menu of Korean dishes. Owner Jae Kim...

New Orleans Food News

James Beard Award finalists announced

Nominees include local chefs, restaurants, bars and restaurateurs
The James Beard Foundation (www.jamesbeard.org) announced finalists for its prestigious annual culinary awards. There are many local nominees for national awards. They include:   • Donald Link...

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Nick Detrich finishes last bartending shift at Cane & Table

Proto tiki bar founder remains as partner
Nick Detrich is leaving his spot behind the bar at Cane & Table (1113 Decatur St., 504-581-1112; www.caneandtablenola.com), his proto-tiki brainchild. He remains a managing...

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Little Korea BBQ revamps menu

Korean barbecue lowers prices, adds appetizers
Little Korea BBQ (2240 Magazine St., 504-821-5006), which opened last year in the Garden District, has changed its menu and lowered prices. Owner Joyce Park...

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St. James Cheese Co. in Warehouse District adds breakfast

Saturday-only menu includes "croque monster"
The Warehouse District location of cheese shop St. James Cheese Company (641 Tchoupitoulas St., 504-304-1485; www.stjamescheese.com) now serves breakfast on Saturdays beginning at 9 a.m....

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Uptown butcher shop Cleaver & Co. closes

The shop opened in 2012
Uptown butcher shop Cleaver & Co. (3917 Baronne St.) has closed. Seth Hamstead and Simone Reggie opened the shop in 2012. Reggie eventually departed to...

New Orleans Food News

Review: Annunciation in Warehouse District

Chef Jacob Cureton's menu straddles the past and present
It's interesting to see what happens when a new chef takes over a kitchen. A restaurant's former reputation can linger even when there are changes...

New Orleans Restaurant Reviews

3-course interview: Senegalese chef Pierre Thiam

Thiam hosts a dinner March 25 at SoFAB
Senegalese chef, restaurateur and cookbook author Pierre Thiam (www.pierrethiam.com) has been touted as a West African culinary icon. He is the executive chef at acclaimed...

3-Course Interview

Nathan Richard named chef at Cavan

Richard previously was chef at The Bombay Club and Kingfish
Chef Nathan Richard, who previously Headed the kitchen at French Quarter bistro Kingfish, will take over as executive chef at Cavan (3607 Magazine St., 504-509-7655;...

New Orleans Food News

Wine of the week: 2015 Bodegas Larchago Rosado

Rioja, Spain
Retail $14-$16 Since 1882, four generations of the Larchago family have farmed their vineyards and made wines in the Rioja Alavesa region in northern...

Wine of the Week

3-course interview: Shane Finkelstein on Top Taco

Taco and tequila festival to benefit foster care
Shane Finkelstein owns the Mexican restaurant Nacho Mama's (1000 S. Clearview Parkway, Suite 1016, 504-255-6201; www.nachomamasmexicangrill.com) in Elmwood and organized the inaugural Top Taco...

3-Course Interview

Five in 5: breakfast sandwiches in New Orleans

Cherry Espresso Bar4877 Laurel St., (504) 875-3699www.cherryespresso.comThe Devil's Mattress sandwich includes sausage, fried eggs, cheddar cheese, onion marmalade and maple butter. Gracious Bakery + Cafe1000...

Five in 5

Brieux Carre to open April 1

Marigny brewery is Louisiana's 30th
Just steps off Frenchmen Street, Brieux Carre (2115 Decatur St., 504-304-4242; www.brieuxcarre.com) received its Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC) permit to brew and...

New Orleans Food News

Effervescence celebrates opening March 17-19

Champagne bar serves small plates
The new Champagne bar Effervescence (1036 N. Rampart St., 504-509-7644; www.nolabubbles.com) had a soft opening during Carnival. It celebrates its grand opening weekend March 17-19....

New Orleans Food News

Beer buzz: Spigots Brew Pub opens, plus more Louisiana beer news

Spigots is the state's 29th brewery
Spigots Brew Pub (622 Barrow St., Houma, 985-333-3103; www.spigotsbrewpub.com) became Louisiana's 29th brewery when it opened in downtown Houma in February. Co-founders Jacob Aucoin and...

Beer News

District Donuts opens location in Elmwood

Doughnut chain adds a fourth location
District Donuts.Sliders.Brew (www.donutsandsliders.com) opened a location in Jefferson Parish in late February. The Elmwood location (1126 S. Clearview Parkway) celebrated its official opening March 9....

New Orleans Food News

Review: Heads and Tails Seafood in Harahan

Classic Creole seafood dishes at a family-friendly spot
Neighborhood seafood restaurants are one of our city's best-known calling cards — family-friendly spots without pretense where platters of boiled crabs and crawfish, peel-and-eat shrimp...

New Orleans Restaurant Reviews

Savor dinner series starts March 25

Fine dining and entertainment at secret locations
The Spears Group, the local marketing group known for putting on the annual pack-your-own-picnic Diner en Blanc and last summer's inaugural Fried Chicken Festival, is...

New Orleans Food News

Beer buzz: Royal Brewery to open in New Orleans East

Plus: Urban South celebrates its first anniversary March 18
Raymond and Mandy Pumilia, founders of Royal Brewery New Orleans (7366 Townsend Place, 504-723-4151; www.royalbrewery.net) in New Orleans East, say they will begin brewing as...

Beer News

Wine of the week: 2014 Bin 5757 Chardonnay

Sonoma County, California
Sonoma County, California Retail $17-$20 From a small town in northeastern Italy to Sonoma County, California, the Zanin family has followed a passion for...

Wine of the Week

Tsunami Sushi opens in CBD

Lafayette Japanese restaurant expands to New Orleans
Tsunami Sushi (601 Poydras St., Suite B, 504-608-3474; www.servingsushi.com) opened March 1 on the ground floor of the Pan American Life Center in the Central...

New Orleans Food News


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