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Bam: Emeril's Got a Hot New Small Plates Restaurant

Every dish at Meril is under $20. That's what you should know off the bat. It's a big departure for Emeril Lagasse, whose restaurant empire includes nine upscale restaurants between Vegas, Bethlehem, PA and Orlando, and three fine dining operations here in New Orleans—Delmonico, NOLA and Emeril's flagship. Show More Summary

The Best New Happy Hours in New Orleans

New happy hours for the taking Yes, you know about the amazing Besh Group happy hours—the half-off Domenica pizzas, the seventy five-cent Luke oysters—and the great steals and deals at your neighborhood restaurants and watering hole,...Show More Summary

Voodoo Fest 2016: 5 big ways organizers hope to improve the experience

From offering a better bathroom to addressing sound bleed issues, Voodoo's new co-directors hope 2016 solves several problems.

National Coffee Day Deals and Promotions in New Orleans

Happy National Coffee Day! We are so lucky to live in a coffee-rich city. NOLA’s own Cold Brew is starting to become a phenomonon across the nation, while Chicory blends remain a tried-and-true New Orleans tradition. With a coffee shop on what seems to be every corner, today will be quite a jackpot for coffee lovers. Show More Summary

Voodoo-themed Halloween festival and parade, Oct. 15

The Halloween Festival includes a costume contest, acrobats, psychic readings, live music, and a midnight mermaid ceremony by voodoo practitioner Sallie Ann Glassman.

My Family’s Top 10 Peanut Allergy Friendly Restaurants

New Orleans is a city of notable cuisine. And of course, we enjoy it any time we want. And perhaps we even take it for granted every now and then. But as a peanut allergy mom, I know that there are restaurants who understand and accommodate. Show More Summary

New Orleans' Essential Happy Hours

43 spots to have an affordable evening New Orleans is definitely a city for happy hour lovers. The Big Easy boasts some of the best specials around when it comes to discounted boozing and dining at the bar. The thing that sets theseShow More Summary

Mid City Has A Brand New Oyster Bar

Mr. Ed’s opens at Bienville and N. Carrollton Big news for oyster lovers in Mid City this week, with Ian McNulty reporting that the fourth location of the Mr. Ed’s Oyster and Fish House empire is now open in the former Pei Wei space at Mid City Market Mr. Show More Summary

She Can Do More {How I Learned It’s Time to Give Up Control}

She Can Do More {How I Learned It’s Time to Give Up Control} Even after my daughter gave up on naps, we found that it was better for all of us if she still had quiet time for a couple of hours each afternoon. She didn’t have to go to...Show More Summary

Toups South Opens in Central City October 5

One of this fall’s most anticipated restaurants Toups South opens next Wednesday, October 5, in the Southern Food & Beverage Musuem (1504 OC Haley Blvd). Top Chef fan favorite and beloved Rayne, Louisiana native/chef Isaac Toups will...Show More Summary

You Could Totally Win A Daiquiri Machine in New Orleans This Week

Plus, more top dining news NOLA— Tales of The Cocktail is giving away a $1,000 daiquiri machine by Elmeco (it’s small enough to use at your house) to the Instagram user who posts the most photos and videos tagged with #daiqseason by the end of September. Show More Summary

Bayou Country Superfest moves to Superdome for 2017

It is still scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend, May 26 through May 28, 2017.

Living with Tourette Syndrome :: One Family’s Story

Tourette Syndrome Last week my son was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome. Tourette Syndrome is characterized by tics which present as vocal and/or motor behaviors that are evident for at least one year. My child has a motor tic (facial twitching) and a vocal tic (a repetitive hum). Show More Summary

Gretna Food Truck Fest 4.0 tickles taste buds on West Bank

Making sure that LSU fans dared venture from their televisions to enjoy the event, a 20-foot screen was set up so attendees could enjoy the LSU/ Auburn game.

Fried Chicken Festival: Were you part of the crazy crowd?

The first-ever Fried Chicken Fest was beyond successful, but the lines at some food booths were way long.

Picayune Social House Brings Naan & Casual Drinks To CBD This Fall

A new gastropub is heading to 326 Camp A new gastropub Picayune Social House is heading to the CBD this November, Ian McNulty reports. The bar will take over the ground floor of an apartment building heading into 326 and 330 Camp Street—formerly known as Newspaper Row. Show More Summary

Homebirth Vs Baby Friendly Hospital Birth: My Experience

Homebirth Vs Baby Friendly Hospital Birth: My Experience I had a baby at home and another at a birthing center in a baby friendly hospital. Here’s what I learned. On call matters to me. The two things that drove me to homebirth for my...Show More Summary

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