Mizado to close June 4

Zea Rotisserie and Grill to replace it
Mizado Latin Kitchen (5080 Pontchartrain Blvd., 504-885-5555; www.mizadolatinkitchen.com) will close June 4 and be replaced by a Zea Rotisserie and Grill in fall 2017, according...

New Orleans Food News

Bugs and Brew for Drew

Crawfish boil raises funds to fight cancer
The seventh annual Bugs & Brew for Drew (www.drfnola.org) fundraiser features a crawfish boiling competition, food from local restaurants, craft beer and music by King...

New Orleans Food News

Five in 5: sausage rolls

Where to find sausage rolls in New Orleans
Five sausage rolls Bratz Y'all! 617 Piety St., (504) 301-3222 www.bratzyall.com A Nurnberger is grilled pork sausage topped with caramelized onions, sauerkraut and mustard on...

Five in 5

Wine & Spirits 2017: New ideas for pairing cheese and wine (and beer)

Wine and cheesepairing is nothing new, but with the improved offerings of cheeses, wines and local beers, there's much to reconsider. Cheese buyer Rachel Perlstein...

Food & Drink Features

Drinking buddies: accessories and gift ideas for beverage fans

Safe bets Stemless wine glasses in stainless steel come in several colors with fleurs-de-lis appliques, $10.99 each; there also are silver and brass-colored versions...

Food & Drink Features

New Orleans Wine & Food Experience returns May 25-28

Culinary festival celebrates its 25th anniversary
The 25th annual New Orleans Wine & Food Experience (www.nowfe.com) is May 25-28. The culinary festival includes wine dinners at local restaurants, various tasting events,...

New Orleans Food News

Beer buzz: Local flavor at Gordon Biersch

Nicholas Anzalone brews IPAs and more
Gordon Biersch (200 Poydras St., 504-552-2739; www.gordonbiersch.com/locations/new-orleans) head brewer Nicholas "Nick" Anzalone is determined to put his stamp on the Warehouse District brewpub. Anzalone was a social worker...

Beer News

Wine & Spirits 2017: Interview with Bianca Bosker, author of Cork Dork

Bosker studied to become a sommelier for her memoir
Part memoir, part sensory science, part wine history, part primer for wine enthusiasts of all levels, Cork Dork (Penguin) is Bianca Bosker's quest to understand the subculture...

Food & Drink Features

Review: Bywater Bakery

Decadent cakes meet creative lunch fare in a casual Bywater cafe
To say Chaya Conrad knows her way around cakes is an understatement. For several years, the owner of the new Bywater Bakery worked as the bakery director...

New Orleans Restaurant Reviews

Wine of the week: Jean Vullien & Fils Brut NV

Vin de Savoie, France
Retail $21 The Savoie region in eastern central France backs up to the foothills of the Alps. Americans have begun to pay attention to the...

Wine of the Week

French Truck opens in French Quarter

Local coffee roaster opens another coffee shop
Local coffee roaster French Truck Coffee (www.frenchtruckcoffee.com) announced the opening of its coffee shop at 217 Chartres St. It serves small batch coffees and teas...

New Orleans Food News

3-course interview: Mason Hereford of Turkey and the Wolf

The restaurant was named one of Food & Wine's best new restaurants
Chef Mason Hereford and Lauren Holton opened Turkey and the Wolf (739 Jackson Ave., 504-218-7428; www.turkeyandthewolf.com) in the Irish Channel in July 2016. Hereford was...

3-Course Interview

Wine & Spirits 2017: Nine wines to try this summer

2016 Planeta Rose Sicilia, Italy Retail $15-$16 Some rose wines miss the point. Most grapes used to make rose are not shrinking violets, and...

Food & Drink Features

Gambit's Wine & Spirits, summer 2017

Summer wines, cheese pairings, drinking buddies and more
• Nine wines to try this summer • Interview: Bianca Bosker, author of Cork Dork • New ideas for pairing cheese and wine (and...

Food & Drink Features

St. Roch Market heads to Miami

Food stall concept to open new location in Florida
St. Roch Market (2381 St. Claude Ave., 504-609-3813; www.strochmarket.com), the St. Claude Avenue food hall, is expanding to Miami, owners Barre Tanguis and Will Donaldson...

New Orleans Food News

Beer buzz: Extra Special Bitter

ESB, a traditional British beer style, is popular at local breweries
Amid the hops arms race and a trend toward bold-flavored sour and barrel-aged beers, there's a small but growing British beer trend in New Orleans'...

Beer News

What's in store: G's Pizza

The Mid-City restaurant offers pizza and more
Everything tastes good with ranch dressing.  At G's Pizza (4840 Bienville St., 504-483-6464; www.gspizzas.com), house-made buttermilk ranch dressing is the restaurant's signature item. Every pizza...

Food & Drink Features

Turkey and the Wolf named one of nation’s best new restaurants

Food & Wine magazine announces its top 10 new restaurants
Turkey and the Wolf (739 Jackson Ave., 504-218-7428; www.turkeyandthewolf.com), Mason Hereford and Lauren Holton's whimsical Irish Channel sandwich shop, has been named one of Food...

New Orleans Food News

Five in 5: raw fish dishes in New Orleans

Baru3700 Magazine St., (504) 895-2225www.barutapas.comFlounder tiradito features spicy leche de tigre, grapefruit, radishes, red onions and choclo, Peruvian large-kernel corn. Carmo527 Julia St., (504) 875-4132www.cafecarmo.comPeruvian-style...

Five in 5

Wine of the week: 2015 Castillo de Monseran Garnacha

Carinena, Spain
Retail $8-$11 Carinena is the birthplace of the versatile garnacha grape (which is called cannonau in Sardinia and grenache in France). Winemaking in the...

Wine of the Week

New Orleanians win James Beard Awards

Chefs from Herbsaint and Shaya and Arnaud’s French 75 win big
Three New Orleanians won James Beard Awards May 1 at a ceremony in Chicago.   Rebecca Wilcomb (see 3-Course interview, page 28) of Herbsaint (701 St. Charles...

New Orleans Food News

Blakes on Poydras opens in CBD

Casual cafe serves Southern fare
Blake's on Poydras (920 Poydras St., 504-679-0991; www.blakesonpoydras.com) opened May 5 inside the former location of Horinoya in the Central Business District.   Owner Alex Miller's casual...

New Orleans Food News

Noodle and Pie to close

Uptown restaurant open through Mother’s Day
Uptown ramen joint Noodle and Pie (741 State St., 504-252-9431; www.noodleandpie.com) announced on its Facebook page that its last day of business will be Mother's...

New Orleans Food News

Review: Shawarma on the Go

Middle Eastern fare at an Uptown gas station
If the smells of cumin and slow-roasting meat aren't enough of a tip-off, the three rotating spits in the corner of the store should do...

New Orleans Restaurant Reviews

3-course interview: Rebecca Wilcomb of Herbsaint

Meet the James Beard Awards’ new Best Chef: South
Rebecca Wilcomb was named Best Chef: South at the James Beard Awards in Chicago May 1. Wilcomb describes herself as an Army brat, who was...

3-Course Interview

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