News for Restaurants in New Orleans
The owner of the popular Creole Italian restaurant Eleven 79 has teamed up with a fellow restaurant owner to honor a long-held summer seafood tradition. Joe Segreto will work with Le Citron Bistro owner David Baird for a series of summer pop-up seafood boils at Le Citron, 1539 Religious St., New Orleans. The boils will happen every Sunday throughout the summer from 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Segretto says he wants to bring back the tradition begun at some of the New Orleans lakefront restaurants that were destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Lunch Thurs.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.. Eleven 79, 1179 Annunciation St., New Orleans, LA 70130, 504-299-1179.
Ralph's on the Park, a fine dining spot in mid-city, is running its summer dinner special again this year, through August 31, 2013. Ralph's offers three appetizers and one glass of wine for $28. Diners may choose from 14 of executive chef Chip Flanagan's small plates, and from a list of selected wines. The small plates feature such items as marinated baked Manchego cheese, crabmeat ravigote Napoleon, cane-glazed shrimp, duck confit and mushroom tart, a fried chicken sandwich, barbecued shrimp and many others. Ralph's on the Park is known for its wide vistas overlooking historic City Park. Ralph's on the Park, 900 City Park Ave., New Orleans, LA 70119, 504-488-1000.
Kelly Barker and Cristiano Raffignone, owners of the uptown French restaurant Martinique Bistro, have reportedly purchased Dick & Jenny's. Raffignone, who also owns Cristiano's in Houma, LA, has been operating a pop-up version of Cristiano's at Martinique on Monday nights, but now plans to add some of Cristiano's signature dishes to the menu at Dick & Jenny's. Barker and Raffignone will be the third team to own Dick & Jenny's, which was originally opened by Dick and Jenny Benz, who sold the property to Will and Leigh Peters, former employees of the restaurant, in 2007. Although the restaurant has traditionally served its version of comfort food, Barker and Raffignone's other restaurants are more upscale, so regular customers are eager to see how the menu offerings will change under new ownership, and under the direction of current Dick & Jenny's chef Stacy Hall, who will work with Cristiano's executive chef Lindsey Mason. Dick & Jenny's, 4501 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans, LA 70115, 504-894-9880.
Check back soon for more news.
Check back soon for more news.
View our calendar of Wine Dinners & Tastings in New Orleans
Current News View archived news: July 2014 | June 2014 | May 2014 | April 2014 | February 2014 | January 2014 | December 2013 | November 2013 | October 2013 | September 2013 | August 2013 | July 2013 | June 2013 | May 2013 | April 2013 | March 2013 | February 2013 | January 2013 | December 2012 | November 2012 | October 2012 | September 2012 | August 2012 | July 2012 | June 2012 | May 2012 | April 2012 | March 2012 | February 2012 | January 2012 | December 2011 | November 2011 | October 2011 | September 2011 | August 2011 | July 2011 | June 2011 | May 2011 | April 2011 | March 2011 | February 2011 | January 2011 | December 2010 | November 2010 | October 2010 | September 2010 | August 2010 | July 2010 | June 2010 | May 2010 | April 2010 | March 2010 | February 2010 | January 2010 | December 2009 | November 2009 | October 2009 | September 2009 | August 2009 | July 2009 | June 2009 | May 2009 | April 2009 | March 2009 | February 2009 | January 2009 | December 2008 | November 2008 | October 2008 | September 2008 | August 2008 | July 2008 | June 2008 | May 2008 | April 2008 | March 2008