Oak Street Po-boy Festival is Oct. 22

There’s creative po-boys and live music on Oak Street
The Oak Street Po-Boy Festival (www.poboyfest.com) is free to attend, but this year, patrons who want to buy food from festival vendors at the Carrollton...

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Briquette opens in Warehouse District

Restaurant focuses on Louisiana and Gulf Coast seafood
Briquette (701 S. Peters St., 504-302-7496; www.briquette- nola.com), a sprawling seafood restaurant, is now open in the Warehouse District.   Lindsey Jo Vasquez and husband and chef Robert...

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Boudin, Bourbon and Beer announces food items

Emeril Lagasse Foundation fundraiser is Nov. 3 in Champions Square
Fried rice pudding, head cheese knockwurst and Jamaican jerk boudin patties are on the menu at the Emeril Lagasse Foundation's (www.emeril.org) upcoming Boudin, Bourbon &...

New Orleans Food News

Wine of the week: 2016 Disruption rose

Columbia Valley, Washington
Retail $12 Rose wines are becoming more popular, and imports have doubled in the past five years, according to Wine Spectator. Domestic roses also...

Wine of the Week

Five in 5: dishes with pumpkin

Breads on Oak8640 Oak St., (504) 324-8271www.breadsonoak.comPumpkin-cheddar biscuit sandwiches are filled with a tofu scramble and vegan andouille sausage. The Italian Barrel430 Barracks St., (504) 569-0198www.facebook.com/theitalianbarrelneworleansHouse-made...

Five in 5

Review: Mangu in Gretna

The restaurant serves Dominican dishes — and plenty of plantains
Bright green plantains are boiled, smashed and whipped with butter until silky. Known as mangu, the traditional Dominican dish is where it all begins at...

New Orleans Restaurant Reviews

3-course interview: Todd Pulsinelli, chef and rapper

The Restaurant August chef releases another rap album
Restaurant August Executive Chef Todd Pulsinelli has more than just impressive kitchen skills up his sleeve. On Sept. 9, the Ohio-bred chef, aka Warbucks, dropped...

3-Course Interview

Reginelli’s introduces brunch

Italian-inspired breakfast dishes offered at pizza chain
Local pizza chain Reginelli's (www.reginellis.com) will serve brunch on Saturdays and Sundays at some locations beginning Oct. 14.   The Italian-inspired brunch menu includes breakfast pizzas,...

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Cafe Sbisa supports Hurricane Maria relief

Donates October prodeeds to Cajun Airlift
Through October, French Quarter restaurant Cafe Sbisa (1011 Decatur St., 504-522-5565; www.cafesbisanola.com) is donating all proceeds after costs to Hurricane Maria recovery efforts.   The Decatur...

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Irene’s Cuisine to move

Creole-Italian restaurant to move to Bienville Street in 2018
French Quarter restaurant Irene's Cuisine (539 St. Philip St., 504-529-8811) will move to a new home early next year, the restaurant announced this week.   The...

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Wine of the week: 2013 Los Morros Merlot

Central Valley, Chile
Retail $14 Chile's Central Valley is one of the largest wine regions in South America, though the wine industry is concentrated in 150 miles...

Wine of the Week

Five in 5: dishes with eggplant

Joey K's3001 Magazine St., (504) 891-0997www.joeyksrestaurant.comAn eggplant Napoleon includes breaded and fried eggplant medallions stacked with fried shrimp and crawfish cream sauce. Lilette3637 Magazine St., (504)...

Five in 5

Review: Bearcat Cafe in Uptown

It's good to be bad in the Freret corridor
Do you want to be good or do you want to be bad?   That's the question folks dining at Bearcat Cafe should be ready to...

New Orleans Restaurant Reviews

3-course interview: Nick Middleton with Grita Tacos

The chef's Mexican pop up comes to New Orleans from Austin, Texas
Nick Middleton started running a Cajun-themed pop-up outside of his Austin, Texas home last year. But Middleton grew up cooking Mexican food with his mother,...

3-Course Interview

New Orleans restaurants raise money for Harvey and Irma victims

One Meal One Night One Nation benefits relief efforts
One Meal, One Night, One Nation was created to raise funds to support hospitality industry workers affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. A portion of...

New Orleans Food News

Ann and Paul Tuennerman resign

Tales of the Cocktail founder steps down
Tales of the Cocktail (TOTC) founder Ann Tuennerman and her husband Paul have stepped down from their leadership roles at the organization.   The announcement was made...

New Orleans Food News

2017 fall restaurant guide: CBD

Acme Oyster HouseHarrah's New Orleans, 8 Canal St., (504) 708-2409; www.acmeoyster.comSee French Quarter section for restaurant description. August 301 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 299-9777; www.restaurantaugust.comA five-spiced duckling...

2017 fall restaurant guide

Wine of the week: 2015 Michele Chiarlo Barbera d'Asti Le Orme

Piedmont, Italy
Retail $13 A fourth-generation Piedmont winemaker, Michele Chiarlo makes high-end barolos, barbarescos and other premium wines, but his winery's Barbera d'Asti wines garner just...

Wine of the Week

2017 fall restaurant guide: Arabi/Chalmette

Brewster's8751 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, (504) 309-7548; www.brewstersrestaurant.com The Brewster burger is a 10-ounce patty topped with cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion and pickles and...

2017 fall restaurant guide

Five in 5: dishes with squash blossoms

August301 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 299-9777www.restaurantaugust.comFried stuffed squash blossoms include corn, heirloom tomatoes and brown butter. Avo5908 Magazine St., (504) 509-6550www.restaurantavo.comFried squash blossoms are stuffed with goat...

Five in 5

NOLA restaurant reopens

Emeril Lagasse’s French Quarter restaurant has a new look
One of the things that made dining casually at chef Emeril Lagasse's NOLA (534 St. Louis St., 504-522-6652; www.emerilsrestaurants.com/nola-restaurant) difficult was the size of the...

New Orleans Food News

2017 fall restaurant guide: Central City

14 Parishes 1638 Clio St., (504) 814-1490; www.14parishes.com The Hanover platter features oxtail stewed with carrots and potatoes and two sides, such as sweet plantains,...

2017 winter restaurant guide

2017 fall restaurant guide: Citywide

Breaux Mart Citywide; www.breauxmart.comThe deli counter's rotating lunch specials include fried or baked catfish with sides such as baked macaroni and cheese and hushpuppies....

2017 fall restaurant guide

2017 fall restaurant guide: Bywater

Bacchanal Wine600 Poland Ave., (504) 948-9111; www.bacchanalwine.comGrilled bavette steak is served with strawberries, lebneh and steak fries. No reservations. Lunch, dinner and late-night daily. Credit...

2017 fall restaurant guide

2017 fall restaurant guide: Carrollton/University

Asuka Sushi & Hibachi 7912 Earhart Blvd., (504) 862-5555; www.asukaneworleans.comAn avocado popper is tempura-fried avocado served with spicy tuna, cream cheese, snow crab and eel...

2017 fall restaurant guide


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