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Tacos del Cartel to Open in the CBD

NEW ORLEANS – Tacos del Cartel is expanding. VEHO Hospitality Group, the Mexican restaurant’s parent company, is renovating the location at 2901 David Drive in...

Audubon Insectarium Adding Cicada Salad to the Menu

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As the nation prepares for trillions of red-eyed bugs known as periodical cicadas to emerge, it's worth noting that they're...

Treasure Chest Casino Hires 2 Chefs

KENNER, La.– Boyd Gaming Corporation and Treasure Chest Casino have hired chefs Birai Aguliar and Emanuell “Manny” Willis, who have a combined 27 years...

‘Functional Beverages’ Are Getting Weirder — and More Popular

NEW YORK (AP) — Supermarket beverage aisles are starting to look a lot more like a pharmacy. There are sodas made with mushrooms that supposedly...

Commander’s Palace Chef’s Table Auction to Support NOCHI

NEW ORLEANS – Commander’s Palace and New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute have announced the Commander’s Palace Chef’s Table Experience auction – an online...

Sazerac Bar Earns High Marks from Global Journalists

NEW ORLEANS — Food & Wine’s Global Tastemakers has named the Roosevelt Hotel’s Sazerac Bar the the No. 2 hotel bar in the United...

Now Open: Safta 1964 by Chef Alon Shaya at Wynn Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (press release) – Wynn Las Vegas welcomes guests to Safta 1964 by Chef Alon Shaya (Safta 1964), an exciting celebrity chef residency...

Carnival Culinary Solutions Completes Move into Jefferson Parish Facility

NEW ORLEANS — Carnival Culinary Solutions, the manufacturing arm of Pigéon Catering & Events, has completed its relocation from Front Street in New Orleans...

Global Healthcare Company Invests $4M in Louisiana Agriculture

NEW ORLEANS – Global healthcare company Novo Nordisk has announced a three-year, $4.1 million grant to support the production and sale of local food...

New Orleans Chefs, Restaurants Among James Beard Nominees

NEW ORLEANS – On April 3, the James Beard Foundation announced its 2024 Restaurant and Chef Awards nominees in advance of the June 10...

JEDCO Hosts SBA Disaster Recovery Center in Churchill Park

AVONDALE, La. — The U.S. Small Business Administration has opened a business recovery center in Churchill Park to provide a range of services to...

Caesars Promotes Miles Tully Jr.

NEW ORLEANS — Miles Tully Jr. was recently promoted from director of food and beverage to vice president of hospitality at Caesars New Orleans....

Second Harvest Food Bank Celebrates Volunteers

NEW ORLEANS – From Second Harvest Food Bank: Second Harvest will celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Month throughout April with a series of events to thank and...

Louisiana Lawmakers on Track to Repeal Law That Stops Insurers from Canceling Policies

BATON ROUGE (Louisiana Illuminator) — State lawmakers are on track to repeal a consumer protection law adopted after Hurricane Katrina that stops homeowner insurance...

ACG Louisiana to Present Lifetime Achievement Award to Emeril Lagasse

NEW ORLEANS — ACG Louisiana, a regional chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, has announced that it will present its Lifetime Achievement Award...

Louisiana Crawfish Shortage Leads to High Prices

BATON ROUGE (AP) — In Jeff Pohlmann's 39 years of selling crawfish in Louisiana he has never seen the industry face such an abysmal...

Higher Temperatures Mean Higher Food Prices

NEW YORK (AP) — Food prices and overall inflation will rise as temperatures climb with climate change, a new study by an environmental scientist...

Brasa South American Steakhouse Opens in Canal Place

NEW ORLEANS — Chef Edgar Caro and Antonio Mata have opened the Brasa South American Steakhouse in the Canal Place shopping center.  Drawing inspiration from...

Covington Company 4D Life Introduces Sports Drinks

ABITA SPRINGS, La. — On March 22, the Covington-based company 4D Life will release its first line of sports drinks. The first two flavors...

N.O. Hospitality Venture Among Fast Company’s ‘Most Innovative’

NEW ORLEANS — Hospitality company Oyster Sunday has been named to Fast Company’s list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies of 2024. Based in...

LCMC Health Unveils Keeping You Well Program

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – LCMC Health, the Louisiana-based, not-for-profit hospital system serving the Gulf Coast region, has launched its Keeping You Well program...

Ayu Bakehouse Gets Nod from Bon Appétit

NEW ORLEANS — Bon Appétit magazine has included Ayu Bakehouse (801 Frenchmen Street) on a list of nine bakeries nationwide that are "helping to reshape...

Georgia Cold Storage Company to Build $46M Facility in St. Tammany

PEARL RIVER, La. – Agile Cold Storage announced it will invest $45.9 million to construct a new 150,000-square-foot automated cold storage facility in St....

‘Backing Historic Small Restaurants’ Program Will Distribute $2.5M

WASHINGTON, D.C. (press release) — American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation announced that applications are open for the fourth installment of...

Week in Review, March 4-8: Legislators Prepare to Tackle Insurance Crisis

NEW ORLEANS — Now that the crime special session is complete, the Louisiana Legislature will turn its attention to the state’s insurance crisis, among...

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