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A Burger Fest is Coming to New Orleans

Lobster burgers, crabmeat burgers, and hot sausage burgers are on the menu Burger Fest lands at Crescent Park on September 8 and 9 as the newest addition to the menu of food festivals in New Orleans. Ian McNulty reports that the newShow More Summary

'Popeyes Doesn't Even Qualify as Fast Food' in New Orleans, Says Chef Kelly Fields

And the biscuits are a religion of their own Kelly Fields, James Beard Award-nominated pastry chef and co-founder of Willa Jean, stepped up to profess adoration for home-grown biscuit and fried chicken chain, Popeyes. “In New Orleans,...Show More Summary

Altamura Italian Restaurant Turns Out the Lights

It was open a little less than a year Altamura, the high-end Italian-American restaurant from Jack Petronella of Manhattan Jack’s that opened a little over a year ago, is closing its doors. The restaurant opened in the 1800s-era Magnolia...Show More Summary

Here’s What to Expect When Emeril’s NOLA Reopens

The restaurant is closing on July 31 for some major renovations On July 31, Emeril Lagasse’s NOLA restaurant will close for a six-week renovation in anticipation of its 25th anniversary in October of this year. The restaurant is working...Show More Summary

Curio, New Restaurant From Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts, Will Open on Royal and Bienville

It’s coming in September The ever-expanding Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts empire will add another restaurant to its roster with the opening of Curio on the corner of Royal Street and Bienville Street in mid to late September. Todd...Show More Summary

Back to the Garden Restaurant Will Shutter

Plus more top dining intel — Back to the Garden, a CBD restaurant known for affordable soups, salads, sandwiches, and vegetarian fare, will close its doors on July 28. Several restaurant-goers reported slips of paper announcing the closure included in their lunch bags. Show More Summary

Cafe Henri in the Bywater Will Close

The last day of service is July 31 Cafe Henri, the Bywater restaurant that began with plans to serve “dad food” to its neighbors and retooled once the owners realized all the neighbors were short-term renters, is closing its doors on...Show More Summary

Restaurant August’s Todd Pulsinelli Takes Over Turkey and the Wolf TONIGHT

White Castle inspired shrimp rings and braised oxtail tator tots are on the menu Todd Pulsinelli, executive chef at John Besh’s Restaurant August, drops into idiosyncratic sandwich joint, Turkey and the Wolf, tonight for the Pulsinelli Deli Summer Social Pop Up starting at 5 p.m. Show More Summary

These are the Best Bars and Bartenders in the World

Tales of the Cocktail announced its 2017 Spirited Award winners Tales of the Cocktail closed out its 2017 event by crowning leaders in the cocktail industry with Spirited Awards, the Oscars of the drinks world, at the Sheraton HotelShow More Summary

Lakeview Harbor Burger Spot Plans to Move

Plus more top dining intel — Lakeview Harbor, the popular Lakeview restaurant known for shredded-cheese topped burgers, announced on Facebook that it has lost its lease at 911 Harrison Avenue. The lease expires January 31, 2018. The posting said that the restaurant hopes to remain in Lakeview and is committed to reopening at a new location. Show More Summary

Commander’s Palace Has a Secret Password for Wine Deals

And more top dining intel Commander’s Palace is cleaning out its award-winning wine cellar and deeply discounting the wines that have to go, some by 50 percent. The only thing is that restaurant patrons have to use a secret password when they call to make their dinner reservation: Grapenuts. Show More Summary

Somebody Buy the St Clair Pizza Bus

The mobile wood-fired oven has been retired, and is up for purchase on eBay There will be no more pizzas coming out of the St. Clair “1967 Chevy short bus,” transformed with the addition of a Forno Bravo model wood-fired pizza oven built by the owner, triple sink, hand-washing station, and wood storage area, reports Todd Price. Show More Summary

Last Call for Dreamy Weenies Hot Dogs

The hot dog restaurant will serve its last dog on Saturday, July 29 Dreamy Weenies, the creative, little hot dog shop on Rampart Street that managed to delight both carnivores and vegans, announced it would serve its last hot dog on Saturday, July 29. Show More Summary

The French Quarter Dining Guide

Muffulettas, lobster gnocchi, and Cubanos await The French Quarter is the oldest neighborhood in New Orleans and home to more restaurants and bars per square block than any other area of New Orleans. This list represents a sampling of...Show More Summary

Thai Rolled Ice Cream Just Arrived in New Orleans

Freezy Street sells sno-balls too The Thai rolled ice cream trend hit New Orleans this past Saturday with the opening of Freezy Street on St. Claude Avenue. The owners, Adam Enterkin and Fran LaMagna, “first tasted it in New York. They...Show More Summary

The Country Club Hits the Big 4-0

Plus, Chef Isaac Toups made dentures; and more top dining intel The Country Club, one-time destination for naked swimming, hits the big 4-0. On Thursday, July 20, 2017, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., the Country Club is inviting the public in for complimentary cake and sparkling wine. Show More Summary

8 Essential New Orleans Rooftops for Outdoor Dining and Drinking

How and where to soak in the best views in the city Sometimes it’s important - nay, necessary - to elevate oneself, literally, from the heat and smells of a New Orleans summer day. And with all the new hotels popping up, the number of...Show More Summary

Take a Sneak Peek at New Orleans’ First Cidery

Broad Street Cider & Ale opens on Saturday Jonathan Moore and Diana Powell, owners of the soon-to-open Broad Street Cider & Ale, spent over a year looking for the perfect space for their cider-making and pub operation. They ended upShow More Summary

These are New Orleans’ Essential Bars

Cocktail bars, beer bars, and beyond Choosing a handful of notable bars in the country’s wettest city is no easy feat. New Orleans has one of the highest bars per capital in the United States. And with a range of venues spanning from posh to dissolute, the field is wide open. Show More Summary

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