New Orleans has announced the line-up of 40 world-class restaurants for its seventh annual COOLinary restaurant promotion, offering special two and three-course lunch menus for $20 or less and three-course dinner menus for $35 or less, August 1-31, 2011. The…

McDonald’s today announced the winners of the Men of McCafe Casting Call, a national search conducted to identify five community service-oriented men who are “making a difference” in the African American community.  The five winners will make their first official…

Half of the customers who dine in their restaurants hold unfavorable views of Louisiana seafood after last spring’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the owners of 18 national restaurants said in a study released by Greater New Orleans Inc. The study…

New Orleans, LA  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Hinson Group, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of ChefsMove.Org.   The team was tapped to worked with Chefs Move! to create their brand and identity, and ultimately the Chefs Move! website.  States Hinson, “We…

The days of explaining exotic species of Hawaiian finfish to puzzled locals have passed at Grand Isle restaurant. After struggling through months when the oyster bar would sit idle for weeks on end, supplies from Terrebonne Parish and Galveston Bay…

New Orleanians take their seafood seriously. So seriously, in fact, that it was front-page news last month when the French Quarter’s P&J Oyster Co., a large supplier of Louisiana oysters in the U.S., shut down its oyster-shucking operation because of…

It is the siren call of a magnificent, broken city: “This, here, is the real New Orleans.” I spent a week here earlier this month, seeing how restaurants are answering that question, eating high and low, new and old along…