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Emeril Lagasse Foundation’s Brian Kish talks the importance of youth mentorship & the culinary arts in the Future of NOLA

Each November, Emeril’s Boudin, Bourbon & Beer transforms Champions Square into a friendly arena of sorts, where dozens of chefs from around the country compete to turn boudin into the tastiest dishes imaginable. It’s great food and an even greater cause. Boudin Bourbon & Beer, along with its partner event, Carnivale du Vin, have raised… Read More

Giving Back: Holiday Season a Prominent Feature in Tourism Industry’s Support of Local Charities

The New Orleans tourism industry makes significant contributions to local charities each year, and the Christmas holidays represent a major part of that effort. For the ninth straight year, Royal Sonesta New Orleans has commissioned a local artist to create its Official Royal Teddy Bear Ornament. All net proceeds from sales of the collectable ornament… Read More

A conversation with Justin Kennedy, general manager and head chef of Parkway Bakery & Tavern

New Orleans doesn’t get any more authentic than Parkway Bakery & Tavern, a Mid City institution of gastronomy and libation for nearly a century. After a brief absence in the late 1990s, Parkway is back and stronger than ever. Earlier this month, the City Council approved a proposal to expand the restaurant’s location on Hagan… Read More

NEW ORLEANS WILL Have Pride in Our Cuisine

What would New Orleans be like if we couldn’t share our food and our culture? We are a city that loves to celebrate – by eating, drinking, parading, creating, and any other way we can think up. Part of who we are involves our hospitable, welcoming spirit. We love to host and entertain, so it makes sense… Read More

NEW ORLEANS WILL Enjoy Free Festivals

Here in New Orleans, we are known for having some of the best festivals in the country, naturally, since music and food are two things that we have perfected down here. People come from all over for events like Jazz Fest, and our city gets packed with visitors. All this commotion brings a buzz of… Read More