Dat Dog celebrates National Hot Dog Day on July 22

Hot dog chain supports Son of a Saint with hot dog contest
Dat Dog celebrates National Hot Dog Day at its Freret Steet location (5030 Freret St., 504-899-6883; www.datdog.com) on Saturday, July 22 with a fundraiser for...

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Beer buzz: West Bank Beer Fest and more local beer news

Plus the return of Ghost in the Machine
NOLA Brewing Company is working with Tulane University to create Green Wave Beer. The brew will be a filtered hefeweizen with traditional wheat-beer notes of...

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Wine: 2015 J.L. Quinson Rose

Cotes de Provence, France
Retail $8 Rose wine initially made its mark in southern France, but in the last decade its popularity has tripled throughout the country. One...

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James Beards Taste America comes to New Orleans Oct. 6

Fundraising dinner features Beard Award winners and nominees
The James Beard Foundation's annual Taste America tour, featuring fundraising dinners in cities across the country, comes to New Orleans and the Royal Sonesta on...

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Five in 5: dishes with mushrooms

Bar Frances4525 Freret St., (504) 371-5043www.barfrances.comGrilled and pickled mushrooms top Bellegarde Bakery country-style bread. DTB8201 Oak St., (504) 518-6889www.dtbnola.comMushroom boudin balls are served with smoked mayonnaise and pickled collard...

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Review: NOSH in the Warehouse District

New Orleans Social House on Tchoupitoulas Street serves small plates and cocktails
The name NOSH is short for New Orleans Social House and refers to the dining experience the new Warehouse District spot promises its guests. But...

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Vega Tapas Cafe offers Mediterranean specials

Summer specials highlight Spain, France, Italy, Egypt and more
Vega Tapas Cafe (2051 Metairie Road, Metairie, 504-836-2007; www.vegatapascafe.com) has kicked off its summer series highlighting cuisines from around the Mediterranean. Each week, the restaurant...

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Continental Provisions closes

St. James Cheese and Bellegarde Bakery owners pull the plug on the sandwich stand
  The shop was a collaborative effort by members of St. James Cheese Co. (www.stjamescheese.com), Bellegarde Bakery (www.bellegardebakery.wordpress.com) and the since-shuttered butcher Cleaver & Co. A...

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Bastille Day events in New Orleans

Dinners at local restaurants and a festival in Faubourg St. John
In France, celebrations of Bastille Day mark the July 14, 1789 storming of the Bastille prison, liberating prisoners and kicking off the French Revolution. In...

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Orleans Coffee opens in Central City

The coffee stand opens inside Zeitgeist
Orleans Coffee (www.orleanscoffee.com) opened a second coffee shop. Located inside Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center (1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., 504-352-1150; www.zeitgeistnola.org) in Central City, it...

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Beer buzz: Wayward Owl's radler, plus more summer brews

What to drink this summer
Just in time to fight the summer heat, Wayward Owl Brewing Company (3940 Thalia St., 504-827-1646; www.waywardowlbrewing.com) will release Dat Radler, a tart, fizzy brew made...

Beer News

Five in 5: dishes with XO sauce

Bao & Noodle2700 Chartres St., (504) 272-0004www.baoandnoodle.comLouisiana shrimp are tossed with garlic, rice wine, egg noodles and spicy house-made XO sauce made with garlic, shallots,...

Five in 5

What's in store: Kerry Irish Pub

The French Quarter bar stays true to its Irish name
Kerry Irish Pub (331 Decatur St., 504-527-5954) in the French Quarter is owned by New Orleans native Doris Bastiansen.  Kay Harris, a friend of Bastiansen's,...

Food & Drink Features

Wine of the week: 2015 Laurenz V. Singing Gruner Veltliner

Niederosterreich, Austria
Retail $16 The Austrian white wine grape gruner veltliner likely dates to Roman times, but its name first appeared in the middle 1800s. It...

Wine of the Week

Review: Champagne and more at Effervescence

The swanky French Quarter bar serves Champagne wishes and creative small dishes
It's a bubbly, swanky affair at Effervescence, the Champagne bar on Rampart Street.   At this homage to all things sparkling, a baby grand piano anchors...

New Orleans Restaurant Reviews

3-course interview: Morris Richardson, farmer

On raising goats in Mississippi and selling dairy products at farmers markets
Morris and Gloria Richardson raise goats and lamb on their farm in Wiggins, Mississippi. They sell dairy products, goat and lamb meat and goat milk-based...

3-Course Interview

Meauxbar hosts seasonal dinner series

Seasonal produce featured in themed dinners
Meauxbar (942 N. Rampart St., 504-569-9979; www.meauxbar.com) chef John Bel has launched a series of six dinners highlighting seasonal local produce in four- and five-course...

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Poke Loa expands to Old Metairie

Raw fish concept to open new location this fall
Poke Loa (3341 Magazine St., 504-309-9993; www.eatpokeloa.com), the city's first restaurant dedicated to the trendy raw fish dish, is expanding with a second location in...

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Press Street Station holds fish fry dinner July 15

Urban South Brewery beers paired with multi-course meal
Press Street Station (5 Press St., 504-249-5622; www.pressstreetstation.com) chef Michael Doyle and Urban South Brewery (www.urbansouthbrewery.com) are teaming up for a fish fry dinner July...

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Beer buzz: Food and beer pairings at local restaurants and breweries

Kitchens and food trucks pairing up with local beers
It's no surprise that beer and food go together, but the pairing is becoming more sophisticated in New Orleans, as seen in beer-pairing dinners in...

Beer News

Wine of the week: 2015 Trader Joe's Reserve Zinfandel

Sonoma County, California
Retail $10 Zinfandel is a dark-skinned red wine grape largely cultivated in California. For some time, the varietal was considered the grape America had...

Wine of the Week

Five in 5: where to find scotch eggs in New Orleans

The Bombay Club830 Conti St., (504) 577-2237www.bombayclub- neworleans.comA fried boudin-wrapped Scotch egg is served atop bacon-braised black-eyed peas. The Cheezy Cajun3325 St. Claude Ave., (504) 265-0045www.thecheezycajun.comThree hard-boiled...

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Mizado officially closes

Metairie restaurant will reopen as Zea Rotisserie & Bar in fall.
Mid-City Mexican restaurant Mizado Latin Kitchen (5080 Pontchartrain Blvd.) was scheduled to shutter July 1, a spokesperson said June 27. The restaurant originally was set to...

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Review: Tandoori Chicken in Metairie

Traditional Indian dishes shine at a family-run Metairie restaurant
Owners Mohan Singh and Sukhdarshan Singh have run the unassuming Indian restaurant Tandoori Chicken at several locations across the area for more than two decades....

New Orleans Restaurant Reviews

Summer restaurant deals in New Orleans

Specials at Emeril’s New Orleans, Emeril’s Delmonico, Trinity and Sac-A-Lait
Several New Orleans resturants are offering summer specials. • Trinity (1117 Decatur St., 504-325-5789; www.trinityrestaurantneworleans.com) offers a summertime oyster happy hour Tuesday through Thursday. Diners at the...

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