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Hansen’s Sno-Bliz Announces Opening Date For Its 79th Sno-Ball Season

Because it already feels like summer While much of the rest of the nation is dealing with cold temps and actual snow, James Beard Award-winning Hansen’s Sno-Bliz will open for its 79th sno-ball season on February 27, marking the official end to the (very short) winter season in New Orleans. Show More Summary

Cava Owner Plots Family-Friendly Sports Restaurant

Without a glass of wine over $7 Lakeview’s Cava restaurant owner Danny Millan is plotting a family-friendly sports restaurant and bar that will open in July, reports Ian McNulty. Planned as a destination for catching a Saints game (and affordable, casual, family-friendly dining), Azul will offer more than the standard wings, burgers, and beer. Show More Summary

Nephew Ristorante Will Resurrect Classic Dishes From Tony Angello’s

Tony Angello’s nephew/chef Frank Catalanotto will open it in old Caffe Fresca space Tony Angello’s, longtime Italian favorite in Lakeview, will make a comeback of sorts when Angello’s nephew, Frank Catalanotto, opens Nephew’s in Metairie this March, reports Ian McNulty. Show More Summary

Nuit Belge Tasting Event Will Bring Rare Belgian Beers and Top Chefs Together

It’s like prom for beer nerds Local beer geeks: It’s time to ditch the brewery t-shirts and play dress-up for Nuit Belge, now in its third year, at Generations Hall on March 9. The upscale tasting event, which inspires all sorts of elegant...Show More Summary

Paradigm Gardens Reveals a New Series of Pop-Ups in the Garden

Plus, Mr. Okra’s second line has been organized; and more top food news to know today EVENTWIRE — Paradigm Gardens is gearing up for its spring season with a new series, Vinyl Vibrations. It’s a BYOB, DJ-spinning, pop-up food seriesShow More Summary

Chris Hannah and Nick Detrich Team Up For a New Cuban Bar

Which means Detrich is opening two bars this year Chris Hannah, head bartender at the James Beard Award-winning French 75, is joining rum wunderkind Nick Detrich and Konrad Kantor in opening a new Cuban bar in the French Quarter spot vacated when Cuban restaurant by El Libre decided to move Uptown. Show More Summary

Caroline Rosen Lands the Executive Director Position at Tales of the Cocktail

Plus more top food news to know today CH-CH-CH-CHANGES — The sale of Tales of the Cocktail to the Solomon Group and Cure’s Neil Bodenheimer has been completed — and the new owners have chosen Caroline Rosen (formerly director of John Besh’s foundation) to take over as executive director. Show More Summary

Alon Shaya Will Open Restaurants in New Orleans and Denver

Saba and Safta will open this spring Lauded chef Alon Shaya will open two new restaurants dishing out modern Israeli cuisine this spring. Shaya’s company, Pomegranate Hospitality, will open Saba in Uptown New Orleans and Safta in the soon-to-open Source Hotel in Denver, Colorado, according to a press release. Show More Summary

Join Eater NOLA’s New Facebook Group for On-Point Restaurant Recommendations

It’s like a crowd-sourced concierge In a world where diners are left to the wiles of Yelp, it’s difficult to pinpoint the perfect restaurant. It could be that boozy brunch with friends. A cocktail bar with dim lighting and comfortable seating. Show More Summary

Mr. Okra’s Daughter Will Take the Wheel of His Iconic Produce Truck

Plus, funeral arrangements have been made The beloved, roving, singing produce vendor, Arthur Robinson, wasn’t the first Mr. Okra and he won’t be the last, according to his daughter, Sergio Robinson. Sergio Robinson and Willie “Frog” Nelson, regularly rode in the colorful, Dr. Show More Summary

Ruby Slipper Cafe Owners Sue Ex-Employee Over New Restaurant

It’s a battle over the space on South Cortez Street Erich and Jennifer Weishaupt, owners of the popular local brunch chainlet Ruby Slipper Cafe, filed a lawsuit against their ex-employee Christopher Belou, who plans to open his own restaurant at the site of their original Mid-City location at South Cortez Street. Show More Summary

Arthur Robinson, Known as “Mr. Okra,” Dies at 75

The singing produce vendor was a New Orleans fixture Arthur Robinson, known around New Orleans as Mr. Okra, died on Thursday evening, according to The Advocate. He died from natural causes in his home, according to his stepson; he was...Show More Summary

Saffron Is a Semifinalist for Best New Restaurant in the 2018 James Beard Awards

Plus, how does gumbo Fridays sound? AWARDS WIRE — NOLA restaurants have not been ignored by the James Beard Foundation — several spots around town (and plenty of the city’s favorite names) can be seen on the list of semifinalists for the organization’s culinary awards. Show More Summary

This Fish Fry Guide Is Your Lenten BFF

Plus, Anthony Bourdain is filming in Louisiana; and more food news to know today GUIDES — For many happy “frydays,” here’s a handy list of all the Lenten fish frys going on around town. Most take place on Fridays, but check the dates to make sure. Show More Summary

Six Spots That Combine Laundry and Drinking in New Orleans

Because you deserve it From doing laundry on Mondays while red beans simmer on the stove to the enlightened concept of bars with laundry facilities, New Orleans has a long history of making the tedium of cleaning clothes more bearable. Here’s a list of six spots to booze it up while doing the laundry. Show More Summary

A DIY Korean Barbecue Joint Heads to Fat City

Plus more food news to know today COMING ATTRACTIONS — Fat City is getting a new Korean spot. Gin Korean BBQ will open at the end of February with grills at each table for DIY Korean barbecue at 3012 N. Arnoult Road. [NOLA.COM] REVIEWS — Go NOLA has a list of some favorite Vietnamese restaurants, plus recommended dishes. Show More Summary

Landry’s Seafood House Springs Open in the French Quarter

Just in time for Lent Landry’s Seafood House threw open its doors in the French Quarter today — just a couple of days before the start of Lent, when many in New Orleans turn their stomachs to a more seafood-based diet for 40 days. It’s...Show More Summary

Ted Brennan’s Decatur Reopens Today

After landlord issues and storm damage, the second-chance restaurant is open again today. Ted Brennan’s Decatur — which has faced major trouble and setbacks since it opened this past August — reopens today, as per a triumphant post on the restaurant’s Facebook page. Show More Summary

Mid-City Pizza Owner Buys Banks Street Bar & Grill

Save for a facelift, the beloved neighborhood institution won’t be changing too much. A neighborhood dive bar since 1959, Banks Street Bar & Grill has a new owner — Rand Owens, reports Todd A. Price at Happily, Owens has only a few surface-level upgrades to make to the spot, meaning that the dive bar will definitely (probably) stay a dive. Show More Summary

Critic Discovers Duck Hearts ‘Showered in a Dust of Dehydrated Pig’s Blood’

Sac-a-Lait, Chef D’z, Gautreau’s, Pho Cam Ly, Curio, Turkey & the Wolf, and others reviewed Freund heads over to Warehouse gem, Sac-a-Lait, where she finds wife-and-husband team Samantha and Cody Carroll hitting their groove after three...Show More Summary

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