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How New Orleans' Restaurant Industry Helped Revive the City After Katrina

How New Orleans’ Restaurant Industry Helped Revive the City After Katrina

An odor of Champagne and sweat hung around him as he ambled through his cousin’s cabin in Alabama. He carried a bottle from his collection of Krug in his hand, one of the few items he’d thought to bring along when he evacuated. After one final swig, it hung half-empty […]

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Chef Gregory Gourdet Crowned King of American Seafood at Annual Cook-Off in New Orleans

Chef Gregory Gourdet of Departure Restaurant in Portland, OR in took first place at the ninth annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off in New Orleans on August 11.  His dish of slow cooked Oregon Chinook Salmon featuring Butter Clams, Bacon Dashi, Porcini, Roasted Heirloom Tomato and Crispy Sea Greens impressed a […]

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New Orleans Launches August Restaurant Promotion

New Orleans has announced the line-up of 40 world-class restaurants for its seventh annual COOLinary restaurant promotion, offering special two and three-course lunch menus for $20 or less and three-course dinner menus for $35 or less, August 1-31, 2011. The event celebrates the famous, authentic cuisine of New Orleans and […]

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New Orleans restaurants seem to have recovered after the BP oil spill

The days of explaining exotic species of Hawaiian finfish to puzzled locals have passed at Grand Isle restaurant. After struggling through months when the oyster bar would sit idle for weeks on end, supplies from Terrebonne Parish and Galveston Bay are now readily available. Grouper may still be more difficult […]

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New Zagat Survey Finds New Orleans to be the Most Affordable and Generous Dining City in the US

Zagat Survey released the results of its latest New Orleans Restaurants survey today, with detailed local information, ratings and reviews available on ZAGAT.com, ZAGAT.mobi and ZAGAT TO GO for smartphones. The exclusively-digital results include coverage of 577 restaurants in the New Orleans area, based on feedback from over 3,000 local […]

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