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13 Must-Eat-Now Pies in New Orleans

In terms of sweet stuff, there are two kinds of people: pie people and cake people. Cakes tend to be sweet through and through, while pie has a variety of crust sweetness to complement the filling. This map focuses on sweet/dessert pies only, so apologies to calzone lovers. New Orleans' pie game waxes and wanes. Show More Summary

Chalmette Gets A New Vegetarian-Friendly Cafe

Plus, an old fave expands with a new oyster bar CHALMETTE— A mindful new eatery Cafe Aquarius is now open from the owners of St. Bernard bakery Flour Power, Todd Price reports. The cafe does vegetarian dishes including a vegan Buffalo...Show More Summary

Ester Fest raises funds for victims of trafficking and abuse

The Token of Love Foundation held Esther Fest Saturday Oct. 8 at Bogue Falaya Park in Covington. Esther Fest raises funds for the Esther-Elizabeth House, a shelter for victims of trafficking and abuse.

Girls Just Wanna Have … Equal Representation {And Fun!}

It is November 2013. I am on the hunt for a Christmas gift for my 5 year old daughter. But as I scan the aisles at Toys R Us, I begin to wonder if something is wrong with her. She does not fit into the molds of sparkly princess dolls and housework toys that dominate […] The post Girls Just Wanna Have … Equal Representation {And Fun!} appeared first on New Orleans Moms Blog.

Pontchartrain Film Festival reels roll on Mandeville Trailhead on Nov. 4-5

The Pontchartrain Film Festival celebrates a five-year milestone with opportunities to see some of the best in Louisiana-made animated, dramatic, documentary and experimental films Friday Nov. 4 and Saturday Nov. 5 at the Mandeville Trailhead Depot, 675 Lafitte St. in Mandeville.

This Week’s Top Food Events: a Beer & Brat-Off Uptown, Voodoo & More

Loads of hot dining events this week Welcome to EventWire, Eater Nola’s rundown of upcoming local dining and drinking events. Watch this space for the weekly happenings most worthy of your time, as well as upcoming dinners you'll want...Show More Summary

Lively Day of the Dead events in New Orleans

Mexicans traditionally remember their departed loved with more decidedly more festive remembrances, including parades and public altars.

Why Is It So Wrong To Be Happy?

Does anyone else feel abnormal because they’re actually happy? I’m in one of the happiest times of my life, but lately that makes me feel like an outsider. It seems these days to fit in with the typical American culture as a woman, one...Show More Summary

Steam Train Fest rolls into Audubon Park for fun and education

The Steam Train Festival came to The Fly at Audubon Park in New Orleans Oct. 15 welcoming train fans from around the country. Photos by Colleen Dulle Contributing writer Central to the festival was the Southern Pacific 745 steam engine, the last...

Breads, Cakes, and Pastries in New Orleans: Where to Find the Best

Where to find delicious baked goods Let's face it. Now that Halloween is here, the holidays are practically upon us. And that means we're coming upon the best time to indulge in baked goods in New Orleans. Time to loosen up that waist...Show More Summary

Breakfast Hub Toast Is Now Open By The Fair Grounds

Booze permit has been applied for The new greater Mid City location of Toast, the Uptown ebelskiver and breakfast spot from baker Cara Benson and team, is now near the Fair Grounds, Helen Freund reports. The menu is much the same as the flagship with a few new specials including spicy fried chicken & waffles. Show More Summary

Welcome To Sweets Week

Eater Sweets Week starts right now Gather round all you candy fiends. It’s time now for Sweets Week here on Eater NOLA. Find this salute to pastries, candies, desserts, bakeries, and more on the site (as well as others across the Eater network) all week long. Show More Summary

When Youth Sports Become More Than a Pastime

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children’s Hospital. We are facing an epidemic of childhood and adolescent sports injuries in this country.  The issue has become so dire that renowned orthopedist, James Andrews, MD, has created a foundation and website in an attempt to curtail the current trend. Show More Summary

Loss after Loss :: Consecutive Miscarriages

Loss after Loss :: Consecutive Miscarriages Here I sit, in silence. Something I crave as a mother of two children. But the silence is deafening. It was excruciating when we had what was supposed to be one our happiest days which turned into one of our darkest. Show More Summary

Oak Street Po-Boy Fest names 2016 winners

The panel of judges chose the best po-boys in a range of categories. Check out the complete list of winning po-boys.

Not All Pregnancies Are Created Equal {My Experience with Preeclampsia}

Not all pregnancies are created equal. Even though I knew that going into my first pregnancy, it was hard not to compare mine to others. I also had a preconceived notion as to what it would be like based on the fact that I was a healthy...Show More Summary

Breast Cancer Treatment :: Radioactive Seed Lumpectomy Comes to New Orleans

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Crescent City Physicians, Inc. When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, it is very important for her to be educated on ALL of her surgical treatment options. Typically, a woman has two options: Option 1 – “breast conservation” – a lumpectomy followed by radiation therapy. Show More Summary

Seaworthy Debuts Patio & Brunch, Josephine Estelle Adds Happy Hour

Expansions galore at Ace Hotel Major updates happening at the Ace Hotel’s eateries in the Warehouse District. Seafood spot Seaworthy launches Saturday and Sunday brunch this weekend, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with egg dishes, biscuits, ceviche, soft shell crab and more in the $9 to $20 range (except for that hella expensive lobster roll). Show More Summary

New Sushi Spot For Marigny; Jägerhaus Plans a New Rooftop Biegarten in Quarter

And more top dining intel MARIGNY— Helen Freund reports that Royal Sushi & Bar has opened at 1913 Royal Street in the location that housed short-lived Ichi Ramen House and the even shorter-lived Anna’s Gastropub. Specialty rolls, ramen bowls and more available every Mon-Sat, noon to 11 p.m. Show More Summary

Bar Frances' Menu is Fun And Colorful, But There's Room For Improvement

What the critics are saying this week Helen Freund heads to Freret newcomer Bar Frances this week: “Diners can sit down for a full meal or cozy up to the bar for a snack and a glass of wine” with a menu that “favors light and delicate...Show More Summary

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