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Food and drink events in New Orleans this week (Nov. 21-27, 2017)
Nov. 21-22Hoppy Thanksgiving10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-WednesdayAudubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, 423 Canal St., (504) 861-2537www.audubonnatureinstitute.orgThe insectarium's Bug Appetit cafe offers buggy takes on Thanksgiving favorites, such as mealworm muffins, waxworm cranberry sauce and cricket pumpkin pie, as well as six-legged salsa and "chocolate chirp" cookies.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Preview: Celebration in the Oaks
Celebration in the Oaks features light displays in 25 acres of New Orleans City Park, including Storyland, Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, New Orleans Botanical Gardens and along the two-mile train ride circling the park's lagoon near City Park Avenue. Displays feature Mr. Bingle, Louisiana and holiday themes, dinosaurs, mythical creatures and more.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Live theater in New Orleans this week (Nov. 21-27, 2017)
Hello Dawlin'Fri.-Sat. Nov. 24-25 | Ricky Graham, Varla Jean Merman (aka Jeffery Roberson), Sean Patterson and pianist Jefferson Turner reprise their musical mashup tribute to Broadway and New Orleans, with "Phantom of the Okra," "West Bank Story," "Les Miserardi Gras" and more.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Review: Evert Witte at Cole Pratt Gallery
New abstract paintings from the Dutch painter The thing about the Dutch is that they are always, somehow, indelibly Dutch — especially their visual artists. I mean that as a compliment.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Review: Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story
See 'Em On Stage dramatizes the 'crime of the century' at AllWays Theatre In 2017, the deadliest shooting in U.S. history was committed by one person operating semi-automatic weapons, but 100 years ago, the "crime of the century" was committed by two promising university students wielding a chisel. The bizarre story of Nathan Leopold (John Fitzpatrick) and Richard Loeb (Eli Timm), two wealthy friends from Chicago who kidnapped, ransomed and murdered a teenage acquaintance in 1924, remains chilling for its cold-blooded senselessness.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Baauer shakes it off with A-Trak and Mannie Fresh
The EDM producer performs at Metropolitan Nov. 24 Harry Rodrigues, the once-wunderkind, now-entrenched DJ/producer better known as Baauer, summed up many people's thoughts on electronic dance music (EDM) in his response to 2012's internet-breaking, meme-generating "Harlem Shake": "I didn't want to be an EDM producer," he told The Guardian last year, "and I still don't want to be." I feel you, Harry — I didn't want to be writing about an EDM producer, and I still don't want to be.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Quiana Lynell sings Ella
The jazz singer celebrates Ella Fitzgerald's birthday at Preservation Hall Nov. 25 While New Orleans has started celebrating its tricentennial, singer Quiana Lynell is making sure the city marks a centennial before year's end: Ella Fitzgerald's 100th birthday.   "Ella is one of my favorite vocalists," Lynell says.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Live music in New Orleans this week (Nov. 21-27, 2017)
Frankie and the Witch Fingers, Unsane, Juvenile, Partners-N-Crime and DJ Jubilee, and Mega Ran UnsaneTue. Nov. 21 | After a five-year reprieve, Unsane reached elbow-deep into a meat grinder for September's Sterilize (Southern Lord), the New York City noise-rockers' eighth blood-splattered crime scene.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Review: Lady Bird
Greta Gerwig directs a winning coming-of-age drama For a town that prides itself on social awareness and progressive politics, Hollywood recently has struggled to keep up with changing times. First came the 2015 #oscarssowhite campaign spotlighting the perennial lack of Academy Award nominations (and screen time) for people of color.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Review: Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story
See 'Em On Stage dramatizes the 'crime of the century' at AllWays Theatre In 2017, the deadliest shooting in U.S. history was committed by one person operating semi-automatic weapons, but 100 years ago, the "crime of the century" was committed by two promising university students wielding a chisel. The bizarre story of Nathan Leopold (John Fitzpatrick) and Richard Loeb (Eli Timm), two wealthy friends from Chicago who kidnapped, ransomed and murdered a teenage acquaintance in 1924, remains chilling for its cold-blooded senselessness.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (Nov. 21, 2017)
1. TECH COMPANY SAYS IT PLANS TO HIRE 2,000 AT NEW ORLEANS OFFICEA multi-billion-dollar IT company expects to open its New Orleans office in January 2018 and says it plans to hire 2,000 people within the next several years.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Prospect.4: A guide to the art around New Orleans
More than 70 international artists explore the ‘Global South’ The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp, the title of Prospect.4, the latest iteration of the Prospect New Orleans international art triennial, is as colorfully mysterious as its name implies. Like its predecessors, starting with Prospect founder Dan Cameron's stellar, critically acclaimed Prospect.1 in 2008-09, Prospect.4 makes the city itself part of the show — sometimes to an extent that makes it hard to tell where the art begins and the city recedes.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

3-course interview: Kim Sunee, cookbook author
The local author releases Everyday Korean Author, food columnist and recipe tester Kim Sunee was born in South Korea but adopted at a young age and grew up in New Orleans. Her love for food and writing was spawned during her childhood and blossomed after she moved to France.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Live theater in New Orleans this week (Nov. 21-27, 2017)
Hello Dawlin'Fri.-Sat. Nov. 24-25 | Ricky Graham, Varla Jean Merman (aka Jeffery Roberson), Sean Patterson and pianist Jefferson Turner reprise their musical mashup tribute to Broadway and New Orleans, with "Phantom of the Okra," "West Bank Story," "Les Miserardi Gras" and more.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

The great outdoors: Prospect.4's outdoor works
A look at the event's easily accessible art in public spaces Many of the more iconic works in Prospect.4 are sculptures and installations at easily accessible public spaces. Here are some of the expo's outdoor works.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Live music in New Orleans this week (Nov. 21-27, 2017)
Frankie and the Witch Fingers, Unsane, Juvenile, Partners-N-Crime and DJ Jubilee, and Mega Ran UnsaneTue. Nov. 21 | After a five-year reprieve, Unsane reached elbow-deep into a meat grinder for September's Sterilize (Southern Lord), the New York City noise-rockers' eighth blood-splattered crime scene.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Review: Evert Witte at Cole Pratt Gallery
New abstract paintings from the Dutch painter The thing about the Dutch is that they are always, somehow, indelibly Dutch — especially their visual artists. I mean that as a compliment.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Preview: Celebration in the Oaks
Celebration in the Oaks features light displays in 25 acres of New Orleans City Park, including Storyland, Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, New Orleans Botanical Gardens and along the two-mile train ride circling the park's lagoon near City Park Avenue. Displays feature Mr. Bingle, Louisiana and holiday themes, dinosaurs, mythical creatures and more.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Review: Picayune Social House
Eclectic small plates in a former CBD newsroom Brick walls displaying backlit vintage New Orleans newspaper covers and a blown-up photo of reporters banging away at typewriters in the early 1900s set a nostalgic scene at Picayune Social House in the Central Business District. Chris DeMers opened the restaurant in May, and the design — by local collector Joseph Makkos — fits the setting.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

What's in store: Nordic Kitchens & Baths
Specializing in mid-range to high-end kitchen and bath supply and design, Nordic Kitchens & Baths (1818 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 504-888-2300; www.nordickitchens.com) serves the New Orleans area, bringing dream kitchens and bathrooms to life. Randy Shaw, who handles custom design, says Nordic has been successful in its more than 20 years in business by keeping things fresh.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Clancy DuBos: A watershed election in New Orleans
Hurricane Katrina flipped the political script from a top-down to a bottom-up template Although the 2017 mayoral election gave us a painfully uninspiring field of candidates, it still produced a political watershed in several ways. Here are my takeaways one day before the election, assuming LaToya Cantrell (pictured) wins easily, as suggested by every poll.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Ladee Hubbard won the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence for her debut novel, The Talented Ribkins. The Gaines Award was established nine years ago by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation to honor African-American fiction writers, and comes with a $10,000 prize.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

The count: Police departments that allow people who filed police misconduct complaints to view body cam footage
4 A November scorecard from the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and Upturn used eight criteria to examine the efficacy of police body-worn cameras in 75 cities. Only four police departments "expressly allow people who are filing police misconduct complaints to view all relevant footage," while only seven have limits on the use of facial recognition technology, and more than a third don't make the material publicly available.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Food and drink events in New Orleans this week (Nov. 21-27, 2017)
Nov. 21-22Hoppy Thanksgiving10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-WednesdayAudubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, 423 Canal St., (504) 861-2537www.audubonnatureinstitute.orgThe insectarium's Bug Appetit cafe offers buggy takes on Thanksgiving favorites, such as mealworm muffins, waxworm cranberry sauce and cricket pumpkin pie, as well as six-legged salsa and "chocolate chirp" cookies.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Commentary: New Orleans prepares for 300
Reflecting the city’s entire history — the good and the bad — will be the challenge As 2017 comes to an end — and with the mayor's race finally over and the New Orleans Saints ascendant again — you'll soon be hearing about a major citywide initiative that will encompass much of the city's cultural life in 2018: the tricentennial of the founding of New Orleans, or what city leaders are calling NOLA 300.   Last week, WYES-TV premiered New Orleans: The First 300 Years, a two-hour documentary narrated by John Goodman exploring the city's history (the program repeats at 1 p.m. and 9 p.m.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Five in 5: where to get Thanksgiving takeout
(advanced order required) Central City BBQ1201 S. Rampart St., (504) 558-4276www.centralcitybbq.comThe barbecue hub offers hickory-smoked turkey with gravy, sweet corn spoonbread, green bean casserole, barbecue jambalaya and fruit cobbler.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Review: Lady Bird
Greta Gerwig directs a winning coming-of-age drama For a town that prides itself on social awareness and progressive politics, Hollywood recently has struggled to keep up with changing times. First came the 2015 #oscarssowhite campaign spotlighting the perennial lack of Academy Award nominations (and screen time) for people of color.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

New Orleans food news: NOWFE, Shakesbeer and Reveillon
A barroom drinking game, Taylor Made Wings food truck shuts down and more French Quarter Festivals Inc. announced its 2017 Christmas New Orleans Style schedule of events and promotions, which includes concerts at St. Louis Cathedral and St. Augustine Catholic Church, dining specials and more. Many specials are available through Twelfth Night, Jan. 6, 2018.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Baauer shakes it off with A-Trak and Mannie Fresh
The EDM producer performs at Metropolitan Nov. 24 Harry Rodrigues, the once-wunderkind, now-entrenched DJ/producer better known as Baauer, summed up many people's thoughts on electronic dance music (EDM) in his response to 2012's internet-breaking, meme-generating "Harlem Shake": "I didn't want to be an EDM producer," he told The Guardian last year, "and I still don't want to be." I feel you, Harry — I didn't want to be writing about an EDM producer, and I still don't want to be.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Oak Street Po-boy Festival announces top sandwiches from 2017 event
Red Fish Grill and Simone’s Market made some of judges’ favorites The annual Oak Street Po-Boy Festival (www.poboyfest.com) announced the top sandwiches from its Nov. 12 event.   Thousands of people packed Oak Street off Carrollton Avenue, where vendors offered traditional and creative po-boys, inlcuding Jacques-Imo's Cafe's slow-roasted duck po-boy, Mahony's Po-boys' Taiwanese pork belly po-boy, Oceana Grill's oysters Rockefeller po-boy and DTB's fried oyster and ham hock po-boy dressed with mustard greens and goat cheese.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Quiana Lynell sings Ella
The jazz singer celebrates Ella Fitzgerald's birthday at Preservation Hall Nov. 25 While New Orleans has started celebrating its tricentennial, singer Quiana Lynell is making sure the city marks a centennial before year's end: Ella Fitzgerald's 100th birthday.   "Ella is one of my favorite vocalists," Lynell says.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Wine of the week: Langlois Brut Rose Cremant de Loire
Loire Valley, France Retail $22-$24 This award-winning rose cremant is produced by the Langlois-Chateau winery, which has long specialized in sparkling wines.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Review: Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story
See 'Em On Stage dramatizes the 'crime of the century' at AllWays Theatre In 2017, the deadliest shooting in U.S. history was committed by one person operating semi-automatic weapons, but 100 years ago, the "crime of the century" was committed by two promising university students wielding a chisel. The bizarre story of Nathan Leopold (John Fitzpatrick) and Richard Loeb (Eli Timm), two wealthy friends from Chicago who kidnapped, ransomed and murdered a teenage acquaintance in 1924, remains chilling for its cold-blooded senselessness.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

I-10: Ten Things to Know in New Orleans this Week (Nov. 21, 2017)
1. TECH COMPANY SAYS IT PLANS TO HIRE 2,000 AT NEW ORLEANS OFFICEA multi-billion-dollar IT company expects to open its New Orleans office in January 2018 and says it plans to hire 2,000 people within the next several years.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Prospect.4: A guide to the art around New Orleans
More than 70 international artists explore the ‘Global South’ The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp, the title of Prospect.4, the latest iteration of the Prospect New Orleans international art triennial, is as colorfully mysterious as its name implies. Like its predecessors, starting with Prospect founder Dan Cameron's stellar, critically acclaimed Prospect.1 in 2008-09, Prospect.4 makes the city itself part of the show — sometimes to an extent that makes it hard to tell where the art begins and the city recedes.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

3-course interview: Kim Sunee, cookbook author
The local author releases Everyday Korean Author, food columnist and recipe tester Kim Sunee was born in South Korea but adopted at a young age and grew up in New Orleans. Her love for food and writing was spawned during her childhood and blossomed after she moved to France.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Live theater in New Orleans this week (Nov. 21-27, 2017)
Hello Dawlin'Fri.-Sat. Nov. 24-25 | Ricky Graham, Varla Jean Merman (aka Jeffery Roberson), Sean Patterson and pianist Jefferson Turner reprise their musical mashup tribute to Broadway and New Orleans, with "Phantom of the Okra," "West Bank Story," "Les Miserardi Gras" and more.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

The great outdoors: Prospect.4's outdoor works
A look at the event's easily accessible art in public spaces Many of the more iconic works in Prospect.4 are sculptures and installations at easily accessible public spaces. Here are some of the expo's outdoor works.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Live music in New Orleans this week (Nov. 21-27, 2017)
Frankie and the Witch Fingers, Unsane, Juvenile, Partners-N-Crime and DJ Jubilee, and Mega Ran UnsaneTue. Nov. 21 | After a five-year reprieve, Unsane reached elbow-deep into a meat grinder for September's Sterilize (Southern Lord), the New York City noise-rockers' eighth blood-splattered crime scene.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Review: Evert Witte at Cole Pratt Gallery
New abstract paintings from the Dutch painter The thing about the Dutch is that they are always, somehow, indelibly Dutch — especially their visual artists. I mean that as a compliment.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Preview: Celebration in the Oaks
Celebration in the Oaks features light displays in 25 acres of New Orleans City Park, including Storyland, Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, New Orleans Botanical Gardens and along the two-mile train ride circling the park's lagoon near City Park Avenue. Displays feature Mr. Bingle, Louisiana and holiday themes, dinosaurs, mythical creatures and more.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Review: Picayune Social House
Eclectic small plates in a former CBD newsroom Brick walls displaying backlit vintage New Orleans newspaper covers and a blown-up photo of reporters banging away at typewriters in the early 1900s set a nostalgic scene at Picayune Social House in the Central Business District. Chris DeMers opened the restaurant in May, and the design — by local collector Joseph Makkos — fits the setting.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

What's in store: Nordic Kitchens & Baths
Specializing in mid-range to high-end kitchen and bath supply and design, Nordic Kitchens & Baths (1818 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 504-888-2300; www.nordickitchens.com) serves the New Orleans area, bringing dream kitchens and bathrooms to life. Randy Shaw, who handles custom design, says Nordic has been successful in its more than 20 years in business by keeping things fresh.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Clancy DuBos: A watershed election in New Orleans
Hurricane Katrina flipped the political script from a top-down to a bottom-up template Although the 2017 mayoral election gave us a painfully uninspiring field of candidates, it still produced a political watershed in several ways. Here are my takeaways one day before the election, assuming LaToya Cantrell (pictured) wins easily, as suggested by every poll.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Ladee Hubbard won the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence for her debut novel, The Talented Ribkins. The Gaines Award was established nine years ago by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation to honor African-American fiction writers, and comes with a $10,000 prize.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

The count: Police departments that allow people who filed police misconduct complaints to view body cam footage
4 A November scorecard from the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and Upturn used eight criteria to examine the efficacy of police body-worn cameras in 75 cities. Only four police departments "expressly allow people who are filing police misconduct complaints to view all relevant footage," while only seven have limits on the use of facial recognition technology, and more than a third don't make the material publicly available.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Food and drink events in New Orleans this week (Nov. 21-27, 2017)
Nov. 21-22Hoppy Thanksgiving10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-WednesdayAudubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, 423 Canal St., (504) 861-2537www.audubonnatureinstitute.orgThe insectarium's Bug Appetit cafe offers buggy takes on Thanksgiving favorites, such as mealworm muffins, waxworm cranberry sauce and cricket pumpkin pie, as well as six-legged salsa and "chocolate chirp" cookies.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Commentary: New Orleans prepares for 300
Reflecting the city’s entire history — the good and the bad — will be the challenge As 2017 comes to an end — and with the mayor's race finally over and the New Orleans Saints ascendant again — you'll soon be hearing about a major citywide initiative that will encompass much of the city's cultural life in 2018: the tricentennial of the founding of New Orleans, or what city leaders are calling NOLA 300.   Last week, WYES-TV premiered New Orleans: The First 300 Years, a two-hour documentary narrated by John Goodman exploring the city's history (the program repeats at 1 p.m. and 9 p.m.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Five in 5: where to get Thanksgiving takeout
(advanced order required) Central City BBQ1201 S. Rampart St., (504) 558-4276www.centralcitybbq.comThe barbecue hub offers hickory-smoked turkey with gravy, sweet corn spoonbread, green bean casserole, barbecue jambalaya and fruit cobbler.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Review: Lady Bird
Greta Gerwig directs a winning coming-of-age drama For a town that prides itself on social awareness and progressive politics, Hollywood recently has struggled to keep up with changing times. First came the 2015 #oscarssowhite campaign spotlighting the perennial lack of Academy Award nominations (and screen time) for people of color.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

New Orleans food news: NOWFE, Shakesbeer and Reveillon
A barroom drinking game, Taylor Made Wings food truck shuts down and more French Quarter Festivals Inc. announced its 2017 Christmas New Orleans Style schedule of events and promotions, which includes concerts at St. Louis Cathedral and St. Augustine Catholic Church, dining specials and more. Many specials are available through Twelfth Night, Jan. 6, 2018.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Baauer shakes it off with A-Trak and Mannie Fresh
The EDM producer performs at Metropolitan Nov. 24 Harry Rodrigues, the once-wunderkind, now-entrenched DJ/producer better known as Baauer, summed up many people's thoughts on electronic dance music (EDM) in his response to 2012's internet-breaking, meme-generating "Harlem Shake": "I didn't want to be an EDM producer," he told The Guardian last year, "and I still don't want to be." I feel you, Harry — I didn't want to be writing about an EDM producer, and I still don't want to be.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Oak Street Po-boy Festival announces top sandwiches from 2017 event
Red Fish Grill and Simone’s Market made some of judges’ favorites The annual Oak Street Po-Boy Festival (www.poboyfest.com) announced the top sandwiches from its Nov. 12 event.   Thousands of people packed Oak Street off Carrollton Avenue, where vendors offered traditional and creative po-boys, inlcuding Jacques-Imo's Cafe's slow-roasted duck po-boy, Mahony's Po-boys' Taiwanese pork belly po-boy, Oceana Grill's oysters Rockefeller po-boy and DTB's fried oyster and ham hock po-boy dressed with mustard greens and goat cheese.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Quiana Lynell sings Ella
The jazz singer celebrates Ella Fitzgerald's birthday at Preservation Hall Nov. 25 While New Orleans has started celebrating its tricentennial, singer Quiana Lynell is making sure the city marks a centennial before year's end: Ella Fitzgerald's 100th birthday.   "Ella is one of my favorite vocalists," Lynell says.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Wine of the week: Langlois Brut Rose Cremant de Loire
Loire Valley, France Retail $22-$24 This award-winning rose cremant is produced by the Langlois-Chateau winery, which has long specialized in sparkling wines.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Wine of the week: Langlois Brut Rose Cremant de Loire
Loire Valley, France Retail $22-$24 This award-winning rose cremant is produced by the Langlois-Chateau winery, which has long specialized in sparkling wines.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

New Orleans food news: NOWFE, Shakesbeer and Reveillon
A barroom drinking game, Taylor Made Wings food truck shuts down and more French Quarter Festivals Inc. announced its 2017 Christmas New Orleans Style schedule of events and promotions, which includes concerts at St. Louis Cathedral and St. Augustine Catholic Church, dining specials and more. Many specials are available through Twelfth Night, Jan. 6, 2018.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Five in 5: where to get Thanksgiving takeout
(advanced order required) Central City BBQ1201 S. Rampart St., (504) 558-4276www.centralcitybbq.comThe barbecue hub offers hickory-smoked turkey with gravy, sweet corn spoonbread, green bean casserole, barbecue jambalaya and fruit cobbler.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Oak Street Po-boy Festival announces top sandwiches from 2017 event
Red Fish Grill and Simone’s Market made some of judges’ favorites The annual Oak Street Po-Boy Festival (www.poboyfest.com) announced the top sandwiches from its Nov. 12 event.   Thousands of people packed Oak Street off Carrollton Avenue, where vendors offered traditional and creative po-boys, inlcuding Jacques-Imo's Cafe's slow-roasted duck po-boy, Mahony's Po-boys' Taiwanese pork belly po-boy, Oceana Grill's oysters Rockefeller po-boy and DTB's fried oyster and ham hock po-boy dressed with mustard greens and goat cheese.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

3-course interview: Kim Sunee, cookbook author
The local author releases Everyday Korean Author, food columnist and recipe tester Kim Sunee was born in South Korea but adopted at a young age and grew up in New Orleans. Her love for food and writing was spawned during her childhood and blossomed after she moved to France.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

Review: Picayune Social House
Eclectic small plates in a former CBD newsroom Brick walls displaying backlit vintage New Orleans newspaper covers and a blown-up photo of reporters banging away at typewriters in the early 1900s set a nostalgic scene at Picayune Social House in the Central Business District. Chris DeMers opened the restaurant in May, and the design — by local collector Joseph Makkos — fits the setting.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am

What's in store: Nordic Kitchens & Baths
Specializing in mid-range to high-end kitchen and bath supply and design, Nordic Kitchens & Baths (1818 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 504-888-2300; www.nordickitchens.com) serves the New Orleans area, bringing dream kitchens and bathrooms to life. Randy Shaw, who handles custom design, says Nordic has been successful in its more than 20 years in business by keeping things fresh.…

27 November 2017 | 11:00 am