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Taking a Pass on the “Yes Ma’am” Thing

A few weeks ago, I was scrolling through Facebook, and I came across this video labeled “All Southern Moms.” So, I decided to open it and take a peek (who doesn’t like a good laugh, right?). It’s a mom in the kitchen, her two children sitting at the counter eating, and she asks her son […]

Alon Shaya Is No Longer Executive Chef at Shaya

He’s also been replaced at Domenica Shaya now has a new James Beard award-winning chef leading its kitchen: Zachary Engel, who won the Rising Star Chef Award while he was chef de cuisine at Shaya, has taken over Alon Shaya’s spot as executive chef. Show More Summary

Big Freedia Explains Booty Poppin’ Potatoes at Liberty’s Kitchen

But did she twerk while she was there? On tonight’s episode of Fuse’s Big Freedia Bounces Back, the Queen of Bounce gives a lasagna-making lesson to the folks at Liberty’s Kitchen while she explains a different specialty of hers — aShow More Summary

Peak Inside Curio, the Eclectic French Quarter Bistro That Just Opened on Royal

It’s the newest big deal opening from Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts Curio, the new, eclectic French Quarter bistro from ever-expanding Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts, just opened on the corner Royal and Bienville among the area’s well-known antique shops and art galleries. Show More Summary

Simone’s Market and Shaya Get Together for a Family Dinner (You’re Invited)

Plus, Restaurant August Chef Todd Pulsinelli drops a new hip hop album, and Seaworthy serves Crew Mess EVENTWIRE — Simone Reggie of Simone’s Market brings her Lebanese family dinner, which has become a Sunday tradition at her market on Oak Street, to Shaya on Thursday, September 28. Show More Summary

Algiers Point {It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood}

Algiers Point {It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood} I love the neighborhood I live in. Even though my house may be haunted. It’s the Mayberry of New Orleans. Don’t believe me? Spend a lazy day with the family following my guide to being a Pointe Algerine. Eat in Algiers Point Tout de Suite My […]

Wheel Fun Rentals’ Pumpkin Patch at New Orleans’ City Park

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Wheel Fun Rentals.  Wheel Fun Rentals’ Pumpkin Patch at New Orleans’ City Park City Park Pumpkin Patch Usher in the changing seasons with Wheel Fun Rentals’ Pumpkin Patch at New Orleans’ City Park! It’s the place to go for fall fun in the Big Easy. Exciting rides, games, […]

Chefs John Besh and Alon Shaya Are Splitting Up

Shaya will no longer be part of the Besh empire In a stunning split, megastar dream team John Besh and Alon Shaya have made the first moves to dissolve their business relationship. Brett Anderson reported today that the “high-octane,...Show More Summary

Upcoming Events at Sacred Heart!

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Academy of the Sacred Heart.  There’s a lot of great things happening in Sacred Heart classrooms and around campus. Come “Spend a Day” in the life of a Sacred Heart student. Upper School: Authentic Learning Experiences :: Students have access to a new human synthetic cadaver, a Financial Literacy […]

The Last Popeyes Buffet in the World is in Lafayette

Plus the Chef Isaac Toups goes shirtless in ‘soulful and sexy’ exhibit; and more top dining intel POPEYES — Nicki Minaj would not perform at Fashion Week until she got her Popeyes fried chicken, according to some sources. “She refused to go onstage until she got her Popeyes f – – king chicken. Show More Summary

The Emotional Cost of Ghosting Your Own Mother

Not a day goes by that I don’t think about my mother. Some days I think of her and just miss her. Some days I feel sad; others I am angry. Sometimes I just feel sorry for myself that I don’t get to raise my kids with my mom in my life. I am about […]

Spit Up is Real

I went to every parenting and labor prep class I could find in the Greater New Orleans Area prior to having my first baby. It was like I was literally studying to have a baby. As I’m sure all new moms could relate, I wanted to be the best and most prepared you could be! […]

Eater’s Guide to Louisiana Craft Brewers Week’s Tastiest Events

Only the best beer and food happenings throughout the week Louisiana Craft Brewers Week, running from September 16-23, is full of special beers and events throughout the New Orleans area and beyond, but it is also full of food-focused...Show More Summary

Cinderella’s New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball with When You Wish Entertainment

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by When You Wish Entertainment. Cinderella’s New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball with When You Wish Entertainment New Year’s Eve Plans If you’re anything like me, you have one of two types of New Year’s Eve plans. Either you sit at home watching baby monitors wishing you were out with […]

40 Arpent Brews Its Last Beer

The Old Arabi Brewery lost its lease Just as Louisiana Craft Brewers Weeks gets underway, 40 Arpent Brewery shut down the tanks with no plans to reopen the brewery. The closure is "related to differences between (business) partners," founder Michael Naquin told Gambit. Show More Summary

Just Your Typical Sunday After Church Lunch

The state that our country is in right now is downright scary and heartbreaking. Today after church, we took our family out to get a little KFC  before we headed home. We waited for our food, started eating, and were just talking while we ate. This man came in with his bag hiding his beer. […]

Paradigm Gardens Kicks Off Its Fall Concert Series With One Big Change

The first event in September 26 Paradigm Gardens, the urban farm known in part for its wildly popular dinners and concerts, is adding a Paradigm Pass to its offerings this season, ensuring the holder admission to all the events. This...Show More Summary

Aglio Replaces Philip Lopez’s Part & Parcel Tomorrow

The new owners are Part & Parcel alums Aglio, a new South Market District deli, opens tomorrow at 11 a.m., taking over the space that was formerly Philip Lopez’s sleek eatery Part & Parcel. Mike Mericle and Marie Guevara, who had both...Show More Summary

Christina Quackenbush’s Milkfish Returns With Filipino Pop-Up

Plus Leah Chase talks about 70 years at Dooky Chase; and more top dining intel EVENTWIRE — Christina Quackenbush is bringing back the Filipino cuisine from her now-shuttered restaurant Milkfish as a pop-up at Spotted Cat Food and Spirits this Sunday, September 17. Show More Summary

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