Beachbody’s Coach Summit invites participants to take part in sunrise super workout outside New Orleans Superdome

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“I can! I will! I must,” yelled Sagi Kalev, 46, into a crowd of over 20,000 Beachbody enthusiasts who had gathered in downtown New Orleans near the Mercedes-Benz Superdome early Saturday morning (July 15) for a “sunrise super workout.” The crowd repeated his phrase while jogging in place. The Coach Summit is hosted by Beachbody every Read More

Oak Oven opening a second location in Old Metairie

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The first Oak Oven in Harahan was built in a former Popeyes. The owners managed to transform the fast food joint into a sophisticated space. The second location will open in early 2018 on Metairie Road. And the owners, chef Adam Superneau, John Matassa and Thomas Macaluso, won’t have to work hard to make this building Read More

The Big Cheezy closing its original Mid-City restaurant on Broad Street

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The Big Cheezy opened in 2015 near Broad Street and Tulane Avenue with a menu of fancy grilled cheese sandwiches like mozzarella with turkey and pesto or cheddar with tomato and fried eggs. The restaurant expanded quickly, adding locations in Uptown and Kenner. Now the Big Cheezy will temporarily contract when the original Broad Street Read More

Empanola at St. Roch Market serves up New Orleans influenced empanadas

3 months ago The Times-Picayune 0
Jimena Urrutia is from Argentina. Empanadas, the savory, stuffed pastries, are a big deal there. Her husband, Marcelo García, is from Chile, which has its own empanada culture. They decided to bring their shared love of empanadas to New Orleans with Empanola, a new stall at the St. Roch Market. A few of the empanadas, Read More

Erick Loos takes over as executive chef of Lüke

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Erick Loos has been working for John Besh since he graduated from culinary school. Now Loos is taking on the role as the executive chef at Lüke, Besh’s French-German brasserie off Poydras Street. Loos was born in Long Beach, Calif., and trained at the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco. While a student, he completed Read More