The co-owners of the beloved Coquette restaurant on Magazine Street received a warm reception Monday night as they introduced their idea for a new restaurant, “Thalia,” to their neighbors in the Lower Garden District.
Oktoberfest and the Oompa band have finally returned to New Orleans proper. What could be more fitting for a New Orleanian than Bratwurst and beer on the bayou?
The Chipotle restaurant planned for the Garden District that has stirred questions about the proliferation of chain restaurants on Magazine Street is scheduled to be discussed by the City Planning Commission on Tuesday.
Fall diners in New Orleans know how to capitalize on balcony breezes and craft cocktails. Root offers both in a trendy setting with a menu to please the most exacting gastronome. Tucked above the more well-known (and difficult to book) Square Root is simply, Root.
Root, a separate entity, juts out over the sidewalk with a small industrial-chic dining room, a Magazine Street balcony, and an inspired menu.
The celebrated chefs at Coquette are planning to open a new restaurant in a Lower Garden District building with a storied history at the corner of Constance and Thalia streets.
The revival of the Wisner Playground neighbourhood was a long time coming. Now, it’s here, and our childhood little league haunt has officially joined the gourmet coffee scene. Not the chain scene, but a real haven for lovers of the bean.
Cherry Espresso Bar, across from the playground, can be found steaming and pouring inside the confines of Engine 37 seven days a week. Uptown’s old and abandoned 1910 craftsman Firehouse, built by notable city architect E. A. Christy, has found new life. The feedback from neighbours is good.
Magazine Street winds itself along the river down the center of old New Orleans from the French Quarter to Audubon Park.
It’s our Main Street. It is also our restaurant row.
Along its corridor, diners can explore our unique local culinary styles and culture, and experience both regional and international food.
What makes this plethora of restaurants unique is their individuality. Each is a small business with a chef, a menu and a soul. Our restaurants, big and small, represent the histories, tastes, and dreams of the owners and chefs.
Both the ManhattanJack and Il Posto restaurants are closing, saying they plan to reopen under new management, while the new Beth Biundo Sweets bakery shop has opened on Baronne Street.
Chipotle fans tired of driving to Metairie may soon have a much closer option in Uptown New Orleans — with 2,250 locations nationwide, the chain is seeking to open its first storefront in New Orleans on Magazine Street in the Garden District next year.
The fourth location of Juan’s Flying Burrito is now open for dinner in the former Slice Pizza location on Magazine Street, and a new Ramen noodle shop called Nomiya has also begun opening its doors on Magazine.
A gas station at South Claiborne Avenue and Washington Avenue has received permission from the New Orleans City Council to sell alcohol after the completion of renovations there.
Like its predecessor Dat Dog, Liberty Cheesesteaks has moved out of the tiny spot where it started and will reopen next week in a much larger space just down Freret Street.
Meanwhile, in other recent Uptown dining news, the Freret corridor has another new restaurant called “Bearcat,” the O’Henry’s location on South Carrollton is now home to Batture seafood restaurant, Byblos will return to Magazine Street, and the heralded Altamura restaurant at the Magnolia Mansion has abruptly closed.
The Dryades Public Market hosted the popup marketplace “Friends and Flows” for the first time Saturday, raising awareness of issues like food deserts, the market’s role in the Central City neighborhood, and gentrification.
Seven bars on Freret Street between Jena and Soniat Streets offered specialty cocktails as part of the third annual Freret Street Block Party. The block party is the closing event for New Orleans’ annual Tails of the Cocktail event. Some participating venues featured bartenders from out of town.
On Saturday, July 15, guests gathered in the Civic Theater for the 2017 Millennial Awards. The event, presented by The Spears Group and Greater New Orleans, Inc., highlighted the success of millennials in the New Orleans area in 18 different categories including digital media, economic development, education, fashion, film, business, and more.