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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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 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 Scott Gold | Thrillist
Opened: Building 1834, restaurant 1920
It’s hard to kill historic restaurants in NOLA, as evidenced by last year's revival of Broussard’s, yet another of the city’s famous Grande Dame Creole affairs. These days, Chef Neal Swidler, paired with legendary local bartender Paul Gustings, helm the gorgeously renovated and reinvigorated Broussard’s, which is something to see (and something else even better, in which to dine).
By Gwndolyn Knapp | Eater New Orleans
Yes, you know about the amazing Besh Group happy hours—the half off Domenica pizzas, the fifty-cent Luke oysters—and the great steals and deals at your neighborhood watering hole, but let's now turn our attention to the hottest new happy hours in New Orleans. We're talking craft drinks and glasses of wine at half price and bar snacks in the $5 range. Here are the hottest happy hours in New Orleans.
The Empire Bar's new happy hour includes menu items for 95¢ each, including beef brochette and chicken satay, and punch. More dishes range from $3
By Gwendolyn Knapp | Eater New Orleans
New Orleans is a gorgeous destination for weddings, from the French Quarter to City Park, and with so many historic and absolutely beautiful restaurants in New Orleans, these venues too can be coveted spots for your wedding day.
Here now are the best New Orleans restaurants for weddings receptions (and entire wedding ceremonies, in some cases).Almost all of these destinations have on-site wedding or party planners and catering teams with years of experience. From buy outs to private rooms rentals, with Creole and Cajun cuisine thrown in for good measure, these are the hottest
By Judy Walker | NOLA.com| The Times-Picayune
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For a while now, trend-spotters have noted elevated chicken dishes on restaurant menus. This week, a chicken dish takes the "Best of Show: Savory" award among the 2015 NOWFE Fleur de Lis winners.
For the fourth year in a row, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune is announcing the Best of Show winners, with recipes, on the first day of the New Orleans Food and Wine Experience.
The Fleur de Lis awards are given to the dishes chefs will present Friday night and Saturday afternoon at the Grand Tastings at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. NOWFE takes place
By Amy Zavatto | imbibemagazine.com
“Drinks like the Grasshopper don’t disappear,” Paul Gustings says over the phone one recent afternoon. “But they do kind of stay in the background until someone says, ‘Oh, you know what? My parents drank those!’ or, ‘I had one I-don’t-know-how-long ago. I’ll have one now!’ ”
These are almost exactly the words I’d used one monsoon-soaked Sunday afternoon in New Orleans last July, while sitting at the long marble bar at Broussard’s, where Gustings tends his trade.
With one meal left to nab before heading to the airport at the tail end
By Gwendolyn Knapp | nolaeater.com
All week long, Eater is exploring the best of fine dining, casual and pub burgers in New Orleans.
In honor of Burger Week 2015, Eater NOLA now turns its attention to the best all-around burgers in New Orleans. While the burger heatmap shows the hottest burgers of the moment, it's equally important to recognize the city's burger stalwarts. To do this, we'll break things up into the best fine dining, casual and bar/pub options. First up, the best fine dining burgers in NOLA.
Normally when one thinks about New Orleans fine dining, a burger isn't exactly what springs to mind alongside visions of Trout