Jefferson Davis statue coming down overnight in New Orleans

3 years ago The Times-Picayune 0
The city intends to take down the Jefferson Davis statue in Mid-City early Thursday (May 11). Its one of four monuments the New Orleans City Council declared nuisances in December and the second Mayor Mitch Landrieu will apparently remove, according to a New Orleans Police Department notice to a nearby school. NOLA.com will post updates Read More

AJ vs. Aliyah: Who’s the best Andrews sister?

3 years ago WBRZ 0
Baton Rouge, LA – “I would always would go to her games and would her and want to imitate her and I just wanted to be as good as she was.” Aliyah Andrews has big shoes to fill at LSU. The freshman outfielder is the little sister of Tiger great AJ Andrews,  who lead LSU to Read More

Louisiana House votes to keep felons from office for 8 years

3 years ago WBRZ 0
BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana House has overwhelmingly agreed to re-enact a prohibition that would have convicted felons waiting years after serving their sentences before they could run for office. The constitutional amendment by Rep. Greg Miller, a Norco Republican, would require felons to wait eight years. A 93-1 vote Wednesday sent the proposal to the Senate Read More

Will you miss Mizado? Here are their recipes for guacamole, mac ‘n’ cheese

3 years ago The Times-Picayune 0
Are you among those lamenting the closing of Mizado Latin Kitchen? The restaurant had only been open a few years, but it attracted a loyal following with guacamole made table-side, lobster tacos and 10-cent margarita specials. Over the years, we’ve featured recipes from the business, which is owned by the Taste Buds restaurant group. Here Read More

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2017 attendance holds steady at 425,000

3 years ago The Times-Picayune 0
New Orleans Jazz Fest drew an estimated 425,000 music and food fans to the Fair Grounds Race Course for the seven-day event, according a press release issued Tuesday (May 10). Last year, heavy rains and the early closing of the second Saturday of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell likely led to Read More

Saudi Arabia-born chef dishes for New Orleans audience

3 years ago The Times-Picayune 0
The room was full of chefs and food industry pros when Chef Badr Zuhair Fayez introduced New Orleans to Saudi cuisine in a cooking demonstration recently. From a family of engineers, Badr Fayez’s first love was always food. Wanting to please his family, including 37 cousins in Colorado, he first obtained a degree in environmental Read More

Mizado Latin Kitchen near City Park will close

3 years ago The Times-Picayune 0
Mizado Latin Kitchen, the contemporary Latin American restaurant near City Park, will close June 4. The news was announced Wednesday (May 10). The restaurant, which opened in 2013 was a passion project of the Taste Buds restaurant group, the team behind Semolina and Zea Rotisserie & Bar. Two of the group’s owners, Hans Limburg and Read More