News with a Twist: Today!

Setup was starting early this morning for New Orleans TV station WGNO to broadcast its popular “News with a Twist” today at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Depot. The station is promoting the community with stories about the municipal harbor, the Alice Moseley Museum, Infinity and The Shoofly Magazine, among other local assets.…

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Feast your eyes: Mandina’s Restaurant

Lunch at Mandina’s on Canal Street brought back memories of two hard-to-find old favorites: stuffed shrimp and Creole eggplant with shrimp, crabmeat, ham and seasoning. Both were daily specials on Friday. The homemade-tasting eggplant was generously seasoned and came with pasta and red gravy in the Italian tradition of too much food. The stuffed shrimp…

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Feast your eyes: Cafe Degas, New Orleans

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Feast your eyes: Peche

Gulf seafood in the warehouse district of New Orleans.  

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P&Z moves up to Monday; South Beach subdivision on the agenda

This month’s Planning and Zoning meeting has been moved up a day, to Monday, because of Halloween. There’s one item on the agenda below that has already scared up some controversy. It’s the application by Kenneth Blanchard’s South Beach BSL, LLC to develop two parcels that run from Beach Boulevard to Third Street. The plan…

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Happy National Gumbo Day

Seriously.

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Feast your eyes: Patois

Bastille Day lunch with a New Orleans accent & ingredients

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Cypress Cafe going Mediterranean

Half Greek, half Italian menu coming in September.

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