Article by: Ian McNulty | The New Orleans Advocate
For many, Lundi Gras is a groggy workday between parades. For others it’s a frantic flurry of preparations before Fat Tuesday. And then there are those who seem to have figured things out.
For them, Lundi Gras means making time for a decadent brunch or a lunch gathering, perhaps followed by a good frolic through the French Quarter
Lately, more New Orleans restaurants are making their mark on this old New Orleans dining tradition. This year, that brings up the possibility of a modernized Carnival tea, an all-you-can-drink brunch and even a 1980s themed “Hair
Hermann Grima House could hardly contain the abundance of love at Teale and Nic’s garden wedding in New Orleans. After exchanging personal vows in front of friends and family, the whole gang took to the streets of the French Quarter to celebrate
Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts
served more than 7,000 meals to people in need through 2015. The group — which includes Bombay Club, Broussard's and Kingfish, among other restaurants — is working with Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and the New Orleans Mission to provide 10,000 meals in 2016.
by Broussard's | about a month ago
Article by: Ian McNulty | The Advocate
New Orleans restaurant news unfolded in 2015 at what’s become its normal pace, which is to say relentless.
But between all the restaurant openings and closures, the chef changes and expansions, the New Orleans food world also produced some stories that marked departures from the script, and each spoke to something bigger.
These stories showed new perspectives on familiar facets of both the business and pleasure of dining, and in a city often portrayed as being in thrall to tried and true tradition they were examples of the innovation and changes that go into keeping our food culture vital.
Article by: Ian McNulty | The Advocate
Photo by: Elsa Hahne | The Advocate
As the year whittles down to its final days, people everywhere are making good on those pledges to get together again over dinner. In New Orleans, this often calls up a Reveillon, those multi-course menus served this month at a circuit of restaurants around town (see our earlier story on diverse flavors running through this year’s crop).
But not all the special dining event this season fall under the Reveillon umbrella. Here are a few unique dinners, special menus and Christmas-themed events for your calendar.
by Broussard's | about 2 months ago
Article and photo by WISHTV
NEW ORLEANS (WISH) – A chef from New Orleans has this year’s number one Thanksgiving dish in America.
At Broussard’s in New Orleans the Turkey is the talk of the restaurant and it’s getting some star studded attention from Food Network.
Food Network dubbed Neal Swidler’s Creole Roast Turkey the number on Thanksgiving Dish in America.
The recipe is a long list of not-so-secret ingredients. All that goes into Chef Neal’s
Article by Wild Bill Wood, WGNO
Video and Photo courtesy of WGNO
NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - It beat out the mac and cheese from Virginia.
It beat out the chocolate cream pie from Alaska and the mashed, fried and stuffed potato from New York City.
It's the Food Network's number one Thanksgiving dish in America.
It's creole roast turkey. And you can devour it only at Broussard's in New Orleans.
Broussard's is a restaurant with French elegance. But it's down to earth. And out of this world Chef Neal Swidler is the genius behind America's number one Thanksgiving dish.
WGNO News with a
Article by: bizneworleans.com
NEW ORLEANS – It’s going to be a Happy Thanksgiving for Broussard’s in the French Quarter. The Food Network just released their Top Five list for Best Thanksgiving Dishes in America and they ranked Broussard’s Creole Smoked Turkey entrée #1.
The Food Network said, “At Broussard's in New Orleans, you'll find French elegance without pretense, all highlighted with Creole flavor. Chef Neal Swidler brines his turkey for eight hours, then rubs it with a secret Creole seasoning blend before he roasts it for four hours over pecan and oak woods. It's served with haricot verts sauteed
Article by: The Food Network
At Broussard's in New Orleans, you'll find French elegance without pretense, all highlighted with Creole flavor. Chef Neal Swidler brines his turkey for eight hours, then rubs it with a secret Creole seasoning blend before he roasts it for four hours over pecan and oak woods. It's served with haricot verts sauteed with applewood-smoked bacon and shallots, sweet potatoes with ginger and cinnamon, smoked andouille sausage gravy, and a Southern classic: spoonbread.
Source and full article: foodnetwork.com
Photo Credit: Dinah Rogers | NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
Article by: Sue Strachan | NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
A stylish soiree, such as the Encore Shop's Fall into Fashion benefit, requires an equally chic setting. Patricia and Vernon Brinsonopened their stunning home on Tuesday (Oct. 20) for this Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Volunteers benefit. Patricia Brinson and Alix Rico, both well-known decorators, were the event co-chairs (husbands Vernon Brinson and Paul Ricowere on hand for co-hosting duties), welcoming orchestra supporters to this event. Darleen Carlisle (with help from husband Jerry Carlisle) originally began the benefit to help women
by Broussard's | 3 months ago
2015 Top 10 Outdoor Dining Restaurants in the U.S.
The Best in Al Fresco Eating
The Best Restaurant Patios
Make the most of the warm weather by enjoying a meal al fresco. Savor authentic French Creole fare in a courtyard garden in New Orleans, or fresh island fish at a beachfront restaurant in Hawaii. Here, presented in alphabetical order, are GAYOT's 2015 Top 10 Outdoor Dining Restaurants in the U.S.
2. Broussard's | New Orleans, LA
Broussard's patio is reminiscent of the storied New Orleans courtyard gardens
By Nora McGunnigle | Eater New Orleans
With the help of the Eater 38 and the Eater Heatmap, it's a breeze to find out where to eat right now, whether it's a hot newcomer or an old neighborhood standby. Now it's just as easy to find out where to get a good, stiff drink in New Orleans.
Eater's Cocktail Heatmap is a guide to the hottest bars of the moment, so only places that have opened, or undergone a major change, in the past year qualify. Rather than feature the perennial favorites — we will assume the readership already knows how
By Scott Gold | Thrillist
Some bars end up having a little more punch than others. And while there’s some dispute about whether or not the cocktail was actually invented in the Big Easy, there’s no denying that we mastered and perfected it, and some of the places in which that happened are still around today... which makes these bars important not just to New Orleans, but to the world at large. So from dives to martini bars, here are the drinkeries that have had the most impact on the Crescent City.
This gorgeous, marble-topped bar inside Broussard’s
by Broussard's | about 6 months ago
By Gwendolyn Knapp | Eater New Orleans
Where to eat lunch, brunch, and dinner for less in August.
New Orleans' month-long COOLinary dining promotion will soon be underway for the entire duration of August, which means some of our city's top restaurants will be offering affordable prix fixe menus in hopes of perking up summer snoozeville. It's a good way to experience fine dining without the steep price tag, with over 50 restaurants offering lunch menus for $20 or less, dinners for $39 or less, and new this year: BRUNCH at $39 or less. There are also a handful of lagniappe specials including happy hours and discounted parking in the Quarter.
by Broussard's | 6 months ago