How to help Harvey victims

2 months ago WBRZ 0
Southeastern Texas has been pummeled with unprecedented flooding this weekend after the arrival of Hurricane Harvey, leaving thousands of residents stranded and in need of help. Here are some ways that you can assist victims of the storm: Louisiana Cajun Navy  The Cajun Navy is in Texas actively helping in search and rescue efforts. To Read More

Mexico meets New Orleans at new Metairie restaurant, Baja NOLA

2 months ago The Times-Picayune 0
Baja NOLA is a family business. Ricky and Jazmin Bermudez, young newlyweds, are the owners of the Metairie restaurant that opened in July. And restaurants are also Ricky’s family business. His grandmother ran a meat market, and he uses her chorizo recipe at Baja NOLA. His mom used to own a restaurant on the West Read More

Saffron NOLA serving up one-of-a-kind, contemporary Indian cuisine 

3 months ago The Times-Picayune 0
Saffron NOLA, an Indian restaurant that operated for a half-dozen years as a pop-up in Gretna, has opened on Magazine Street, The Advocate reported. The restaurant “started as a well-hidden, once-a-week restaurant serving a one-of-a-kind cuisine, a contemporary, boundary-bending approach to Indian cooking,” the newspaper reported. “The family behind it is pretty distinctive, too, and Read More

Bankrupt bridal retailer Alfred Angelo announces it will not be fulfilling orders for brides who still haven’t received dresses

3 months ago The Times-Picayune 0
Brides and bridesmaids left hanging in July after bridal retailer Alfred Angelo abruptly closed stores nationwide won’t be getting any relief. The trustee handling the company’s bankruptcy has warned brides that any dresses that have not arrived up to this point will not be coming. A notice delivering the bad news was posted Thursday afternoon Read More

Coolinary New Orleans starts August 1 at participating restaurants

3 months ago The Times-Picayune 0
Have you been meaning to get back to Antoine’s restaurant? Do you love Commander’s Palace, but find it a little expensive for weeknights? Or maybe one of the new-ish spots like Maypop or Public Service at the recently opened NOPSI Hotel has been on your radar? Now is the time to make plans to visit New Read More

New Orleans Bywater restaurant Cafe Henri closing July 31

3 months ago The Times-Picayune 0
The Bywater restaurant Cafe Henri, from the team behind Cure and Cane & Table, will serve its last meal on July 31. Cafe Henri opened early last summer as a low-key, neighborhood restaurant. The menu had lasagna and steak frites, while the cocktails were no more complicated than Manhattans or rum and cokes. The owners Read More