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Celebrating Seafood: Where to Find Fresh Louisiana Seafood in New Orleans post image

Celebrating Seafood: Where to Find Fresh Louisiana Seafood in New Orleans

in Food, Restaurants

The Louisiana Seafood Festival is coming up on Oct. 10-12, featuring live music, cooking demonstrations, an Oktoberfest beer garden and of course plenty of Louisiana seafood. But because we’re located in proximity to waterways that provide us with great seafood, you can enjoy this local treasure every day. Here’s a few places to find fresh seafood in New Orleans.

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Garlic Clove Shrimp

in Food, Recipes, Restaurants

Garlic clove shrimp (photo: courtesy Borgne)

With Louisiana Seafood Fest around the corner, we’re craving the salty, briny bite of fresh seafood. For the fest itself, we’ll have to wait until Oct. 10, but in the interim, chef Brian Landry of Borgne in the CBD has cooked up a phenomenal take on seafood tapas. His seared, garlic clove shrimp hits …

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GoNOLA Find: New Orleans Holocaust Memorial

in Arts & Culture

All art is subjective in its interpretation. But Yaacov Agam’s Holocaust Memorial sculpture in the Moon Walk at Woldenberg Park really does look different depending on your viewpoint — and that’s by design. Agam’s optical and kinetic sculpture, which is a both somber and hopeful tribute to Holocaust victims and Jewish people, is our GoNOLA Find for this week.

Yaacov …

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New Orleans Shopping: 5 Stores for Women’s Clothing & Accessories

in Shopping

All month we’ve proven that New Orleans is a great shopping destination, with locally owned stores for every style. We’ve picked our favorite stores for home goods, kids and menswear, and now we’re at perhaps the most difficult category to narrow down into a concise list: women’s boutiques. Take a glance at any block of Magazine Street and you’ll find …

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New Orleans Public Art Tour, Part 2: Murals

in Arts & Culture

“Before I Die I want to… make peace.” What do you want to do before you die? This was the concept for an interactive public art project created by Candy Chang and is one of the many examples of large scale, wall-based art throughout New Orleans. Take a chance to explore the different kinds of creative murals across town with …

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Louisiana Craft Brewers Week: 5 Places to Drink Louisiana Craft Beer

in Events, Nightlife

Louisiana Craft Brewers Week continues through this Sunday, Sept. 28. In celebration, we’re letting you know all about everything Louisiana craft beer. Earlier this week, I told you all about some of our great local breweries, and today we’re talking about great places to drink Louisiana craft beer. New Orleans has quite the reputation (and history) of beer making and …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Events Things To Do

From hip-hop on Frenchmen Street to funk rock Uptown, there is plenty of live music to get you moving this weekend in New Orleans. Whether you spend your weekend Stormin’ the Sazerac or watching bearded and mustachioed New Orleanians compete to see who has the fanciest facial hair, it’s bound to be a good time. And don’t forget to drink …

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My New Orleans: 20 Questions with Chef Josh Laskay

20 Questions Food Restaurants

“My mom and dad always cooked, and family meals were a must,” said Josh Laskay, Chef de Cuisine at Emeril’s NOLA Restaurant. “My parents did everything from scratch. That made an impression on me.” Josh started cooking professionally at the age of 14, and his family’s emphasis on food and hospitality made him want to continue in the industry. After …

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2014 Art for Art’s Sake in New Orleans

Arts & Culture Nightlife Things To Do

That hint of fall weather New Orleanians experience around this time of year is splendid, so trust us and get yourselves outdoors as often as possible. A perfect excuse to get outside is for gallery and store-strolling at Art for Art’s Sake, the citywide art event heralding the beginning of New Orleans’ arts season, held Saturday, Oct. 4. …

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New Orleans Music: 6 Songstresses to Hear Live

Arts & Culture Music Nightlife Things To Do

New Orleans boasts a thriving live music scene, with great shows pretty much every night of the week. Next time you’re looking for a great night out or visiting New Orleans, check local music calendars for these ladies who put on shows more than worth the price of admission.

The Original Pinettes Brass Band (photo: Pinettes Facebook page)

Germaine Bazzle…

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AskNOLA: Chef Phillip Lopez

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New Orleans is full of seriously good food that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Epitomizing this philosophy is chef Phillip Lopez, whose molecular gastronomy spots Root and his newer venture Square Root are both cutting-edge and critically acclaimed while not being too stuffy. Lopez opened Root in the Warehouse District in 2011, which quickly garnered some much-deserved buzz. In …

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Louisiana Craft Brewers Week Spotlight: 3 Great Local Breweries

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New Orleans was once a brewing capital of the South. Breweries could be found in all areas of town and in all sizes from the massive Jax, Fallstaff and Dixie breweries to significantly smaller “mom and pop” breweries. The city was swimming in locally made beer. Unfortunately, this would not last forever as Prohibition was enacted and the decline of …

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NOLA History: Louisiana’s first U.S. Senators

History

 

Destrehan Plantation, built by Louisians’s first U.S. Senator, Jean Noël Destréhan (photo: courtesy Destrehan Plantation)

Louisiana was purchased from France and became a U.S. Territory in 1803. President Thomas Jefferson ordered William C.C. Claiborne, who was serving as governor of the Mississippi Territory, to New Orleans to oversee the transfer of power from France. As Claiborne worked to firmly …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Banana Pudding Layer Cake

Food Recipes

As the weather begins to cool down, warm up with a decadent dessert, like this recipe for Banana Pudding Layer Cake, from NOLA Restaurant’s very own pastry chef Amy Lemon. Cook up one of these cakes at home and bring it to your next potluck or Saints game viewing party. With 10 delicious servings in each cake, it’s bound to …

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GoNOLA Find: Piazza d’Italia

Arts & Culture History Things To Do

In a quiet part of New Orleans’ Warehouse District, it’s quite a surprise to be confronted with the Piazza d’Italia. This Epcot-esque, almost tacky vision of Italy seems to have been dropped in for a movie set. While this architectural oddity has had its critics and confused onlookers, some consider the structure an postmodern icon. Others don’t even know it …

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GoNOLA Top 5: Barbecue in New Orleans

Food Restaurants

While New Orleans, in general, ranks high in terms of its culinary offerings, in the past the city was not known for its barbecue – especially when compared to more well-known barbecue locales in Texas, Alabama, the Carolinas and others. But that has changed: Now the city is filled with plenty of authentic barbecue options that have taken the shape …

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