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French Quarter-Based El Libre Is Opening a Spot Uptown

It’ll move into Bud’s Broiler’s home French Quarter-based Cuban darling El Libre will expand Uptown in early 2018, taking over the spot on Calhoun Street near Tulane University that iconic burger hub Bud’s Broiler will vacate this Sunday...Show More Summary

Bud’s Broiler on Calhoun Will Serve Its Final Burger This Sunday

It had a 40-year run at that location After 40 years on Calhoun Street, Bud’s Broiler is shutting down its broilers and emptying out the last vats of hickory sauce at that location, reports the Uptown Messenger. Jason Qadar, who is retiring after owning that restaurant for two decades, will make Sunday the final day for the iconic burger spot. Show More Summary

Here’s Where to Find Last Minute Thanksgiving Reservations

Time is running out to make plans There is a time to leave the cooking to the experts, to give the fire department a break from saving the house from fried turkey grease fire, and to actually relax on Thanksgiving. Maybe you’re a little...Show More Summary

Vega Tapas Space Slated to Become Mexican Restaurant From Brasa Churrasqueria Owners

Opening in March Old Metairie will get a “new modern Mexican restaurant” from Edgar Caro and Antonio Mata, the folks behind the recently opened South American steakhouse Brasa Churrasqueria (also in Old Metairie, just down the block) and Basin Seafood and Spirits. Show More Summary

These Are New Orleans’ Essential Corner Stores (With Great Food)

Documentarian Julia Elizabeth Evans shares her favorite corner spots to grab a great lunch Walk into any longstanding New Orleans neighborhood and chances are, it’s only a matter a minutes before you’ll come across a corner store, or...Show More Summary

A New Tavern From Cavan and Meauxbar Owners Is Coming to the French Quarter

Longway Tavern will go into the building that recently housed Little Vic’s Longway Tavern, the newest restaurant from LeBlanc+ Smith, is slated to open at 719 Toulouse Street in early 2018, according to a press release. LeBlanc + Smith is also the restaurant group behind Meauxbar, Sylvain, Barrel Proof, and Cavan. Show More Summary

It’s the End of the Road for Taylor Made Wings Food Truck

And more food news to know today THE SHUTTER — Food truck Taylor Made Wings on the Geaux will shut down because of mechanical difficulties that are beyond repair. A catering operation may be in the works, and there is talk of a restaurant one day. Show More Summary

Camellia Grill Spin-Off Opens in Metairie

The Grille is located by Trader Joe’s The Grille, a Metairie spin-off of the iconic Camellia Grill in the Riverbend area of New Orleans, has flung open its doors with throwback 1950s favorites like pecan pie, chili cheese omelets, and...Show More Summary

Nathan Myhrvold Brings Modernist Cuisine to the French Quarter

The famed food photographer just opened a gallery on Royal Street Nathan Myhrvold, former theoretical scientist colleague of Stephen Hawking and ex-CTO of Microsoft, has just learned about serving potato salad on top of gumbo. Even with...Show More Summary

Serena Williams Held Her Rehearsal Dinner at Emeril Lagasse’s Meril Restaurant

Plus, Paris has a nudist restaurant and more food news to know today POP CULTURE — Mega-watt tennis star Serena Williams and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian held their rehearsal dinner at Emeril Lagasse’s Meril on Wednesday night. Lagasse himself was on hand and a beignet truck delivered the fried dough fritters to the guests earlier in the night. Show More Summary

Fleming’s Steakhouse Swings Open Its Doors to Colossal Crab Claws and Aged Steaks

It’s located in Metairie Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar began unleashing giant king crab claws and steaks topped with lobster poached in truffle butter in Metairie on October 30. The 7,000 square foot Fleming’s in Metairie has vaulted ceilings and a dedicated red wine room. Show More Summary

Ten Pop-Ups Are Cooking an Incredible Dinner at Propeller Pop Gala Tonight

Plus, honoree Martha Wiggins of Sylvain is cooking for the VIP hour Tonight ten pop-up kitchens get together for Propeller Pop to show off their skills in an annual night of eating and drinking that celebrates the best pop-ups in New Orleans at Propeller Incubator (4035 Washington Avenue). Show More Summary

Cloud 9 Bistro Unleashes Belgian Liège Waffles in the Irish Channel

Cloud 9 is located just off Magazine Street Cloud 9 Bistro opened on Saturday just off Magazine Street with a menu of Belgian liège waffles, which are sweeter, crunchier, and stretchier than traditional Beligian waffles, reports the Uptown Messenger. Show More Summary

Where to Order Thanksgiving Turkey and Sides in New Orleans 2017

Why cook a turkey when you can pretend to? Maybe cooking all day doesn’t sound like a holiday to you. Maybe you don’t have the time or the skills or the will for the full shabang. Whether your table is missing a few sides or the meat...Show More Summary

Where to Eat Thanksgiving in New Orleans

Leave the cooking to the experts We've rounded up some of the the tastiest Thanksgiving meals in New Orleans taking place outside of your own kitchen. And even if you weren't planning on eating out, these restaurants might tempt youShow More Summary

Piccadilly Cafeteria Loses Its Jeff Highway Location

A RaceTrac will take its place Piccadilly Cafeteria, the Baton Rouge-based cafeteria company with outposts across 12 states, is closing its Jeff Highway location at the end of February. While the cafeteria isn’t known for cutting edge...Show More Summary

Gracious Bakery Swings Open on Prytania With Expanded Menu

It has taken over the former Manhattanjack spot Gracious Bakery swung open its doors over the weekend in Manhattanjack’s former location on Prytania. The newest Gracious Bakery has a larger menu than the other locations, with waffles as well as custom-blended coffee drinks. This is the fourth location of the popular bakery and cafe. Show More Summary

Vincent’s Italian Restaurant Was Robbed at Gunpoint Hours After Winning the Poboy Festival

The robbery happened around midnight last night, police say Vincent’s Italian restaurant on St. Charles near the Riverbend was robbed at gunpoint just before midnight on Sunday night, a couple hours after closing and several hours after...Show More Summary

Former Cuvee Chef Opening Family-Oriented Grab-and-Go Spot on Freret Street

The goal is to feed busy families Former Cuvee chef Bob and wife Joanna Iacovone are opening an affordable, grab-and-go spot on Freret with busy families, like their own, in mind. Iacovone Kitchen will swing open on November 21, reports...Show More Summary

Cherry Espresso Bar’s Next Spot Will Open in the Lower Garden District

The third wave coffee bar adds a third location Cherry Espresso Bar, the third wave coffee bar that originally opened inside Stein’s Deli, will add a third location in the Julian on Magazine Street, according to a social media first reported by the Gambit. The Julian, a new luxury apartment in the Lower Garden District, opened in March 2017. Show More Summary

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