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Chef's Tasting Menu- Coquette - Oenophile Brah
While on the subject of Chef's Tastings, I wanted to mention my meal last night at Coquette. It had been several months from my last visit, but last night solidified my opinion that Coquette is the best restaurant in New Orleans. Had a few drinks at the beautiful bar prior to being seated. W...
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The Martian -non-book reader's limited review (no spoilers) - Oenophile Brah
Just going to give my general impression. I caught an advanced showing of The Martian last night and came away impressed. I thought The Martian was very well done and kept my attention throughout. Matt Damon did a good job of interjecting humor in a tense situation. The Sci-fi aspect...
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The Grocery -NOLA is closing. - Oenophile Brah
The St Charles fixture is closing soon. [link=(http://www.theneworleansadvocate.com/features/13474568-32/garden-district-deli-to-close)]LINK[/link] This is a sad day. What ends up taking its place will say a lot about the future of Nola dining in the area. Not sure how many places can affo...
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Bevi's opening up in Mid City - Oenophile Brah
Good news here. VOR- you don't need to bike it out to Old Jefferson any longer. I'm curious what kind of items they would consider adding to the menu... [link=(http://www.nola.com/dining/index.ssf/2015/07/bevi_seafood_mid-city.html#incart_river)]nola[/link] [quote]In the fall, LeBlanc will ...
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Little Bird- New pop-up at Barrel Proof opens - Oenophile Brah
This sounds like something worth trying. [link=(http://www.nola.com/dining/index.ssf/2015/07/coquette_meauxbar_barrel_proof.html)]nola[/link] [quote]The pop-up, which officially debuts Thursday (July 16), will have a small, rotating menu of four to five dishes along with one dessert. At a soft o...
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The Dough Bowl @ The Boot pizzeria has new management - Oenophile Brah
[link=(http://www.nola.com/dining/index.ssf/2015/06/dough_bowl_the_boot_closes_tul.html#incart_river)]nola[/link][quote]The Dough Bowl, the supplier of pizza slices inside The Boot, has closed, The Gambit reports.[/quote] [quote]Pizza and burgers, however, will soon return to the bar steps from T...
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The Standard on Magazine to open - Oenophile Brah
The revolving door that has been C'est La Vie, N'awlins Jazz Cafe and the short-lived Hibiscus is ready for it's next iteration. [quote]Alison Wild and her partner Lana Banks run Across the Street, a Mexican restaurant, in Atlanta. But for six years, the pair has wanted to have another place in...
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Galatoire's NOWFE wine dinner - pics - Oenophile Brah
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Kin - The Review - Oenophile Brah
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Del Porto on the Northshore- Most underrated in LA? W/Review - Oenophile Brah
I had my first dinner at Del Porto last night and it was fantastic. I've always heard good things but rarely get across the lake to dine. Ok, I submit that Del Porto is the most underrated restaurant in LA. It's on the wrong side of the lake and can compete with any Italian restaurant in NOL...
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Maximo's in NOLA closes - Oenophile Brah
SIAP Old Maximo's is finally closing. I haven't been in years and won't miss it one bit. Hopefully we get something worthwhile. [quote]Maximo's Italian Grill on Decatur Street closed Monday (May 4) night. When it first opened in the late 1980s, Maximo's offered an early alternative to local ...
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Tacos and Tequila closed(shocking) - El Gato Negro moving in - Oenophile Brah
[link=(http://www.nola.com/dining/index.ssf/2015/04/tacos_and_tequila_closes_to_ma.html)]nola[/link] I'm not sure we ever had a review on T&T, and it seemed to be on borrowed time since they opened. It's time that Adolfo's posse washed their hands of this place. [quote]Juan Contreras, own...
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Le Foret's Top 2 chefs quit - Oenophile Brah
Things aren't looking good over at Le Foret. Never made it over and this isn't pushing me in the door. [link=(http://www.nola.com/dining/index.ssf/2015/03/le_foret_brandon_felder.html#incart_river)]nola[/link] [quote]On Thursday (March 5), Le Foret's executive chef Brandon Felder and his chef...
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Robert Benmosche formerly of AIG dies - Oenophile Brah
The man who was tasked to save AIG finally passed away after a 5 year fight with lung cancer. RIP [quote]The Federal Reserve and the U.S. Treasury had reluctantly rescued AIG, fearing its collapse would have caused widespread economic chaos. The aid reached $[b]184.6 billion [/b] at its peak, w...
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Looking for a HELOC in New Orleans-recommendations - Oenophile Brah
I'm currently looking to take a relatively small HELOC (20-30k) on my property (double: live in 1 side and rent the other). I bank with Chase, and have spoken with Iberia so far. Does anyone have recommendations in the NOLA area? I'm obviously looking for low fees/rates. What should I ex...
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Mezze Mediterranean on Magazine- Closed - Oenophile Brah
Did anyone have February 2015 in the pool? I don't know why anyone would open a restaurant in this place. We need a RunningTiger top 10 most failures in a single building. I nominate this space. [quote]small building on Magazine Street near Napoleon Avenue has housed a series a Middle E...
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Boucherie beginning to showcase Wings. - Oenophile Brah
As Boucherie finishes their renovations for the new home, they will change their oldhome into a wing shop. It appears they will now begin selling some of their wings at Boucherie. You can order them in house or take them to-go. No link, but it's on their Facebook page. Today is lemongrass ...
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Johnny Sanchez happy hour! - Oenophile Brah
Sorry if I missed the thread. Sanchez now has HH. Sunday- Friday 3-6. $5 tacos(pair I assume) 1/2 beer, margarita pitchers, wine x glass & well cocktails. [img]http://replygif.net/i/163.gif[/img] ...
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Martinique Bistro Closed - Oenophile Brah
I'm hearing Martinique is closing. Can't find it online, but I believe it. Anyone hearing anything? It doens't get much love here, but I've always enjoyed it. ...
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New City Greens in Elmwood - Oenophile Brah
It looks like City Greens has just opened a new shop in the Elmwood area. I've never been to the one in the CBD, so what are the board's opinion? Any items in particular? [link=(http://eatcitygreens.com/wp-content/menus/cg_lunchmenu.pdf)]CG-Menu[/link] looks really good. Will try soon. ...
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