| Food and Drink Board|| 101 Best Pizzas in America by the Daily Meal - Oenophile Brah on 9/2/14 at 12:27 pm|
101 is a pretty long list and I don't care to analyse the whole thing.
2 New Orleans area pizzerias made the list, Slice's PGA Pizza (93rd) and Domenica's Calabrese Pizza(72nd).
| Food and Drink Board|| Brett Anderson's Top 10 NOLA burgers - Oenophile Brah on 8/26/14 at 9:32 am|
BA has unveiled his top 10 burger list with Company Burger being his #1. That's a solid choice as it's certainly in the discussion.
The rest of the list appears to be some...
| Food and Drink Board|| Crescent Pie closing - Oenophile Brah on 8/22/14 at 9:43 am|
Crescent Pie is closing. :wah: :wah:
I really enjoyed their pizzas and homemade sausage.
[quote]Baron and Bell will turn the Pizzicare space into Crescent Plate, a lunch-only restaurant an...
| Food and Drink Board|| Cooter Brown's Mavens Nest - Oenophile Brah on 8/18/14 at 12:37 pm|
Looks like Cooter Brown is adding a craft beer lineup.
[quote]On Saturday, Aug. 30, Cooter Brown's will open the Snooty Cooter, a new back bar devoted to craft beer. The 20 rot...
| Food and Drink Board|| Top Chef- Duels Starts tonight - Oenophile Brah on 8/6/14 at 12:10 pm|
As a non-Bravo watcher, I was surprised to learn that the Top Chef season starts tonight. It appears they are borrowing the format of Knife Fights, allowing for one on one competitions.
Will you watch?
Anyone know who's going to be competing? (Tonight is Marcel vs Richard Blais)
| Food and Drink Board|| Pizzicare closed-Link - Oenophile Brah on 8/5/14 at 3:57 pm|
The rarely mentioned Pizzicare closed last weekend.
Sadly, never tried it but heard they were decent.
Closed but not for good.
[quote]In the fall, Baron and Bell plan to reopen the Pizzic...
| Food and Drink Board|| Coolinary New Orleans-Active list w/menus - Oenophile Brah on 7/30/14 at 7:15 pm|
So the slow Summer is upon us and the restaurants are begging for your business.
It's a good time to dine at a place you haven't tried before.
[quote]During the month of August, enjoy 2-3 course lunch menus for $20 or less and 3 cour...
| Food and Drink Board|| Rio Mar closing - Oenophile Brah on 7/28/14 at 7:05 pm|
After 14 years, Rio Mar is closing shop this Saturday. Though I don't go very often anymore, I used to really enjoy Rio Mar and will miss it. I've had some truly memorable dinners there. For one family member's b-day, they allowed us to bring about 25 bottles of wine and they created an internat...
| Food and Drink Board|| Boucherie is moving spots - Oenophile Brah on 7/25/14 at 9:55 am|
I figured this deserved a mention as it's a popular on this board. This seems like a wise move for them. Looking forward to easier reservations. I'm less interested in the daiquiri and wing shop, but I'll give them a shot too.
Boucherie is moving into Cafe Granada's old home.
| Food and Drink Board|| Best in Chow: Gumbo Wars - Oenophile Brah on 7/16/14 at 9:06 pm|
On travel channel now. Gumbo wars. Folse v Chase.
Direct tv says its new.
| Food and Drink Board|| Appetite Repair Shop open in Algiers - Oenophile Brah on 7/15/14 at 3:54 pm|
Chef Pete finally has his new "restaurant" up and running. As a long time patron of the Hush Supper Club, I suggest giving him a shot.
[quote]At his new venture, the Appetite Repair Shop, he sells pre-packed take-out dishes, like cauliflower tabbouleh, turkey meatloaf or vegetable samosas[/qu...
| Food and Drink Board|| Nola Brewery Taproom Expansion - Oenophile Brah on 7/11/14 at 1:29 pm|
I'm sure some of the mavens already know, but NOLA is expanding the taproom. Sounds like late fall or early winter.
[quote]NOLA will build its new taproom in a leased building next...
| Soccer Board|| US v Belgium TV ratings - Oenophile Brah on 7/2/14 at 7:13 pm|
Did anyone catch the TV ratings from yesterdays game? It seems the ratings for the other games came out the next day.
I haven't heard anything, but would think it scored a solid rating.
| Food and Drink Board|| Sun Ray Grill in the Warehouse Dist. Closing - Oenophile Brah on 6/30/14 at 10:30 am|
The not too often mentioned Sun Ray Grill is closing shop. I haven't been to this store in years, but the food was always solid.
I didn't realize they owned the property. They ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Maya's in NOLA closed until Fall - Oenophile Brah on 6/25/14 at 12:52 pm|
One of my favorite places is closing for the rest of Summer to do renovations. :wah: :wah:
I haven't been in a while but almost went last Saturday. I was overruled and went to Lola's which didn't disappoint.
[quote]When Mayas reopens, the interior will be completely updated. The number of sea...
| Food and Drink Board|| Chef from Le Petite Grocery to open new place - Oenophile Brah on 6/19/14 at 11:08 am|
Justin (of Top Chef fame) is opening a new restaurant at Ditcharo's current home.
[quote]Chef Justin Devillier of La Petite Grocery and his wife Mia entered into a long-te...
| Food and Drink Board|| Cool idea for preserving fresh herbs- pics - Oenophile Brah on 6/12/14 at 1:43 pm|
I'm not a grower of herbs(yet), but I really want to start a garden in my yard.
So, maybe this isn't a new idea, but I wanted to pass it along.
Picked this up from the Hollygrove Market.
| Political Talk|| 36k illegal alien criminals released by ICE in 2013 - Oenophile Brah on 5/14/14 at 2:21 pm|
How will the Dems spin this one????
The numbers are staggering.
[quote]Among the 36,000 immigrants whom U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement released from cu...
| Food and Drink Board|| Wayward Owl Brewery- returning to NOLA - Oenophile Brah on 5/9/14 at 9:08 am|
[quote]Boswell and his wife, Kristin, live in Seattle but are planning a return to Justin’s home state of Louisiana to open a brewery in New Orleans by next spring.
Boswell, who grew up in Lafayette, La., is one of two main brewers at Black Raven Brewing Co., a Redmond, Wash.-based craft brewery ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Singha Thai returns - Oenophile Brah on 5/7/14 at 3:51 pm|
Looks like Singha Thai is finally coming back to the CBD.
[quote]On Monday, May 19, Singha will return at a new location: 828 Gravier St.
The CBD space used to house Isis Restaurant.[/...