Wine of the week: Langlois Brut Rose Cremant de Loire

Loire Valley, France
Retail $22-$24 This award-winning rose cremant is produced by the Langlois-Chateau winery, which has long specialized in sparkling wines. Maison Bollinger acquired majority ownership in...

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Oak Street Po-boy Festival announces top sandwiches from 2017 event

Red Fish Grill and Simone’s Market made some of judges’ favorites
The annual Oak Street Po-Boy Festival (www.poboyfest.com) announced the top sandwiches from its Nov. 12 event.   Thousands of people packed Oak Street off Carrollton Avenue,...

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Five in 5: where to get Thanksgiving takeout

(advanced order required) Central City BBQ1201 S. Rampart St., (504) 558-4276www.centralcitybbq.comThe barbecue hub offers hickory-smoked turkey with gravy, sweet corn spoonbread, green bean casserole, barbecue jambalaya...

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Review: Picayune Social House

Eclectic small plates in a former CBD newsroom
Brick walls displaying backlit vintage New Orleans newspaper covers and a blown-up photo of reporters banging away at typewriters in the early 1900s set a...

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New Orleans food news: NOWFE, Shakesbeer and Reveillon

A barroom drinking game, Taylor Made Wings food truck shuts down and more
French Quarter Festivals Inc. announced its 2017 Christmas New Orleans Style schedule of events and promotions, which includes concerts at St. Louis Cathedral and St....

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3-course interview: Kim Sunee, cookbook author

The local author releases Everyday Korean
Author, food columnist and recipe tester Kim Sunee was born in South Korea but adopted at a young age and grew up in New Orleans....

3-Course Interview

The 2017 big bar guide: where to drink in New Orleans

Where to drink and what to order, arranged by neighborhood
From tiki bars to sports havens, beer pubs to highbrow cocktail lounges, Gambit’s 2017 Fall Bar Guide gives you the skinny on where to drink...

Bar Guide

Dining out for hunger and homelessness awareness

Restaurants donate proceeds to New Orleans Women and Children’s Shelter
This week is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, and on each day, a different restaurant or group of restaurants will donate a portion of...

New Orleans Food News

The 2017 big bar guide: Algiers

Crown & Anchor English Pub  200 Pelican Ave., (504) 227-1007; www.crownanchorpub.com; @CrownAnchorPub Neighborhood bar This English pub is located at Algiers Point and has a full bar...

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The 2017 big bar guide: Mid City/Treme

Banks Street Bar and Grill 4401 Banks St., (504) 486-0258; www.banksstreetbarandgrill.com Music Club You never know who you'll see or what music you'll hear here, but the...

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The 2017 big bar guide: Bywater

BJ's Lounge 4301 Burgundy St.; www.facebook.com/bjs.bywater Bar This scruffy corner bar is home to live local music on Friday nights and poetry readings on Wednesdays. Patrons also...

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The 2017 big bar guide: French Quarter

21st Amendment at La Louisiane 725 Iberville St., (504) 378-7330; www.21stamendmentlalouisiane.com Craft Cocktails The Prohibition-era speakeasy theme plays out in photos of historic crime figures and tommy guns...

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The 2017 big bar guide: Lakeview

The Blue Crab Restaurant and Oyster Bar 7900 Lakeshore Drive, (504) 284-2898; www.thebluecrabnola.com; @thebluecrabnola Restaurant bar With views of Lake Pontchartrain and West End Marina,...

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The 2017 big bar guide: Faubourg Marigny

13 Monaghan 517 Frenchmen St., (504) 942-1345; www.13monaghan.com; @13monaghan Restaurant bar Located on the Frenchmen Street music strip, this casual diner and bar has satisfied...

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The 2017 big bar guide: Harahan/Jefferson

Rivershack Tavern 3449 River Road, Jefferson, (504) 834-3948; www.therivershacktavern.us Restaurant bar The neighborhood tavern is known for its collection of kitschy ashtrays and menu of...

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The 2017 big bar guide: Metairie

Cafe B 2700 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 934-4700; www.cafeb.com; @cafebmetairie Restaurant bar A refined yet warm dining room with Louisiana artwork decorating the walls, Cafe B...

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Wine of the week: 2016 Dr. Hermann Riesling

Mosel, Germany
Retail $17 Germany's riesling grape can produce sweet and dry wines, and the varietal's high acidity helps balance the fruit's natural sweetness. Other hallmarks...

Wine of the Week

Five in 5: where to find pot pies

Cochon930 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 588-2123www.cochonrestaurant.comSimilar to a pot pie, braised rabbit is topped with dumplings. Cosimo's1201 Burgundy St., (504) 522-9715On Wednesdays, the bar serves a traditional chicken pot...

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The 2017 big bar guide: CBD/Warehouse District

Ace Hotel Lobby Bar 600 Carondelet St., (504) 900-1180;  www.acehotel.com/neworleans; @aceneworleans Hotel Bar The cozy lobby bar is situated between the hotel entrance and the music venue...

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The 2017 big bar guide: Citywide

WOW Cafe Citywide; www.wowcafe.com; @wowcafe Restaurant bar The national restaurant inspired by South Louisiana cuisine serves barbecue, burgers, wings, seafood, steak and a variety of...

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Cherry Espresso Bar to open new location

Coffeeshop expands to Lower Garden District
Uptown coffee hub Cherry Espresso Bar (4877 Laurel St., 504-875-3699; www.cherryespresso.com) is adding a second location in the Lower Garden District.   The new coffeeshop will...

New Orleans Food News

3-course interview: Andrew Lohfeld, distiller

The local distiller makes Roulaison rum
Andrew Lohfeld started brewing beer and sake in his dorm room at the University of Pennsylvania. He later moved to New York, where he worked at Kings...

3-Course Interview

Flamingo A-Go-Go to open in Warehouse District

Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts to open restaurant and bar in November
Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts (www.creolecuisine.com) will open a massive restaurant and bar in the Warehouse District later this month in the space formerly occupied by...

New Orleans Food News

The 2017 big bar guide: New Orleans East

Royal Brewery New Orleans 7366 Townsend Place, Building B, (504) 415-8444; www.royalbrewerynola.com; @royal_brewery Beer Pub This New Orleans East microbrewery offers five craft beers, including the...

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The 2017 big bar guide: Northshore

Abita Brew Pub 72011 Holly St., Abita Springs, (985) 892-5837; www.abitabrewpub.com; @abitabrewpub Beer Pub Situated in a rustic, renovated building overlooking picturesque hiking trails in...

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