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Parran’s Po-Boys Will Unleash ‘Original’ Seafood Muffelettas Uptown Soon

Parran’s will open in Kyoto’s old spot in May Parran’s Po-Boys and Restaurant will bring its menu of classic Creole-Italian dishes and traditional po-boys to Prytania Street this May when it opens in the space that was briefly The Flying...Show More Summary

Bourbon Fest Kicks Off Today

Here’s what to know The second annual Bourbon Fest, running through March 10, kicks off today. Here are all the events not to miss during the multi-day, iconic, brown liquid celebration. Pre-Game Plan: Although things don’t really get...Show More Summary

Mr. Okra’s Truck Heads Back Out on the Road

Plus, more top food news to know today MAKIN’ GROCERIES — The unmistakable, but still somber, voice of Mr. Okra’s daughter, Sergio Robinson, flooded Uptown streets today as she made the regular rounds singing and selling the day’s produce offerings in her father’s colorful, Dr. Show More Summary

Nina Compton Shares a Sneak Peek of Bywater American Bistro’s Menu 

Plus, she picks her favorites, including tuna toast and farro risotto Nina Compton’s exploration of New Orleans’ centuries-old Caribbean roots at her first restaurant, Compére Lapin, captured the nation’s attention. At two and a half...Show More Summary

Ten Spots Where the Three-Martini Lunch is Alive and Well

It’s more affordable than one may think Though some believe the three-martini lunch went the way of Gordon Gekko in the ‘80s, it didn’t. Day-drinking is a revered vocation in the Crescent City, and thanks to this line-up of stellar boozy lunch spots, it’s possible to get pleasantly pie-eyed without breaking the bank. Show More Summary

1000 Dinners Later :: My Secret to Meal Planning Success

I know what you’re thinking. “1,000 dinners?? That HAS to be clickbait!” It’s not. I’ve legitimately made over 1,000 meals thanks to one person and her thirty minute meals. You guessed it – Rachael Ray. I didn’t always love to cook. There was a time I thought throwing in one-pan frozen meals counted as cooking. […]

Nina Compton’s Much-Anticipated Bywater American Bistro Is Opening Very Soon

Expect rabbit curry, tuna toast, bottle negronis, and more Nina Compton will soon bring rabbit curry, farro risotto, and bottled negronis to the Bywater, when Bywater American Bistro (BABs) opens Thursday, March 15. It’s located in the...Show More Summary

Babymoon {Taking Lemons and Making Lemonade}

Babymoon! I could not wait to go on a babymoon with my husband. We had both taken a few days off work and rented a condo at Rosemary Beach. Rosemary Beach is one of our favorite beaches to visit. We love the seclusion as well as the proximity to the outlet mall. We left work […]

Look Inside the Warehouse District’s Stunning, New, 9,000 Square Foot Food Hall

It opened this weekend across from Pêche restaurant The Auction House Market, a grand, new food hall from Will Donaldson and Barre Tanguis (they also operate the St. Roch Market), opened over the weekend in the Warehouse District. It...Show More Summary

Goodbye, Tampons :: Hello, Diva Cup!

I never knew that one single female hygiene product could be so life changing. I bought a menstrual cup a year ago when I was trying to be more eco-friendly and reduce toxins in my body and household. I was skeptical and a little grossed out by it but figured I would give it a […]

Gin Swings Open in Fat City With DIY Korean Barbecue

It opened over the weekend Gin Korean BBQ, the new do-it-yourself barbecue restaurant in Metairie’s Fat City threw open its doors at 3012 N. Arnoult Road on Sunday. The new spot has grills at each table for DIY meat preparation, making it an engaging, sociable experience, co-owner Nga Vu told Todd Price in February. Show More Summary

The Brunch Heatmap: Where to Eat Brunch Right Now in New Orleans

From off-the-menu and off-kilter affairs to whole fried chicken, family-style sit-downs In the Crescent City, brunch is a sacred ritual, definitively a lingering affair — and the menu must involve booze. And that’s probably the onlyShow More Summary

Berk’s Blessings :: From Austin to NOLA

People often overlook the sentiment of the word “mama bear” – usually reserving its use for a lighthearted Instagram caption or cute hashtag moment. As a mom, the need to protect our babies is literally rooted in our biology, like a dormant instinct that emerges from hibernation the moment our little bundles of joy are […]

New Orleans’ Top Bakeries: Where To Eat Sweets and Buy Bread in the Crescent City

Oh sweet, sweet carbs Carb and sugar lovers, rejoice. This map is for you. The New Orleans baking tradition goes back at least to 1722, when a map of the city referenced a baker called Bellegarde. By the early 1900s, New Orleans hadShow More Summary

Seriously, Where Does the Time Go? :: My Oldest Child is Turning Ten

It was the summer I turned 25 and only six months after I got married. We just got back from a family trip to Disney World, and I just remember being exhausted. That can happen right? Disney World is beyond exhausting at any age. I remember walking around Dorignacs Grocery Store shopping with my newlywed […]

Jayne Restaurant Takes Over Phillip Lopez’s Petit Lion

Lopez’s final restaurants have closed In the quietest of restaurant openings, Jayne, the new restaurant in the Troubadour Hotel, slipped into Phillip Lopez’s lackluster Petit Lion without ever even closing the doors on operations. While...Show More Summary

Running With My Daughter :: Why I Stopped Saying No

My daughter is a lot like me. We love to get out and exercise, but we are by no means athletic. We both have tried every sport that involves a ball, and coordination is just not our thing. But we have found something that we both love and we can do together … running! She […]

Alon Shaya Reveals Location of His NOLA Restaurant

And Uptown loses Kenton’s in the deal Alon Shaya has announced where he will open his new, modern Israeli restaurant — and its location means that Uptown is losing Kenton’s, a restaurant that had become a steadfast destination for an excellent old-fashioned, wood-fired oysters, and other contemporary Southern dishes. Show More Summary

NOLA Moms Need to Know :: New Orleans Activities in March 2018

March is here and spring is near! Step outside and enjoy warmer temperatures with all of the many events happening in our area. This is in no way intended to be a comprehensive event guide {we maintain a full calendar of events right here}. We’ve pulled out a select number of events for your family to […]

Harahan’s Hillbilly Bar-B-Q Dumps the Dining Room

And more food news to know today SWITCHEROOS — The 18-year old Hillbilly Bar B Q in Harahan is moving to a new location and dumping the dining room to focus on carry-out and catering (the biggest part of its business). It’ll open inShow More Summary

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