Taco Tuesdays At Buffa’s Lounge

An “eat fit taco bar” fills me with a creeping dread but this is for a good cause so if being healthy is your thing then check Buffa’s out on Tuesday nights for the next three months.

I’ll be at the Scrumptious house eating carnitas or carne guisada or buche.

If you go please report back.

$5 Taco Tuesday Suppers At Buffa’s Lounge

Every Tuesday night til December 18 2018

5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

1001 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans Dirtiest Restaurants

Todd Price is putting in the hard work over at the Times Pic. In this morning’s paper, Price outlines what he reckons are the least hygienic restaurants in the best eating city in the US.

There are over 1,000 restaurants in New Orleans, and many are run by neophytes who have only passing familiarity with sanitation. Others, run by industry veterans, are just as dirty. Their cleanliness is governed by their laissez-faire outlook on life. Continue Reading

Hundreds of banh mi. Dozens of king cakes. Countless coconut rolls.

We’ve lost count of how many times we’ve eaten Dong Phuong’s goods. But we can no longer patronize Dong Phuong.

The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered Dong Phuong bakery to pay more than $127,000 in back wages to employees they were screwing over earned-but-not-paid wages. 43 workers will be divvying up $127,128 to set things straight with the government.

De and Huong Tran recently won a James Beard Lifetime achievement award but now their company will just be an inglorious footnote in New Orleans restaurant lore.

Devin De Wulf’s Red Beans Parade In New Orleans

Old school New Orleans hip hop impresario Earl J. Mackie opened a soul food restaurant in New Orleans East five years ago. Now that joint, Ma Momma’s House of Cornbread is set to square off with Joey K’s restaurant in the finale of Bean Madness, a March Madness style red beans and rice shootout schemed up by local madman Devin De Wulf.

We were all over the concept’s debut last year due to our favorite 9th Ward restaurant, Frady’s One Stop marching straight through nearly all contenders before losing in the penultimate round.

$17.89 is the cheapest entry point to this weekends finale

Sat, April 7, 2018

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Southern Food and Beverage Museum

1504 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard

New Orleans, LA 70113

Eunice Louisiana’s 33rd Annual World Championship Crawfish Etouffee Cook-off Is March 25th 2018

Sunday March 25th, 2018, the 33rd Annual World Championship Crawfish Etouffee Cook-off is set to take place in Eunice, Louisiana the ‘Prairie Cajun Capitol of Louisiana’.

In 1986 the St. Landry Parish Clerk of court, Donald Doga, won the amateur division of that first ever competition.

Feel like entering the shootout? Our cooking crew has a winning recipe.