We have many reasons to love New Orleans, from the amazing food and architecture to the southern hospitality and good friends and family. It’s our home away from home, and we always find reasons to return as often as we can. We enjoy visiting Chef Nina Compton’s Compère Lapin for the Carribbean spiced food and to […]Read more
Category Archives: New Orleans
Ralph Brennan on New Orleans’ Restaurant Renaissance: August 19- The Connected Table LIVE!
It’s hard to believe that Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast with its eye on New Orleans 10 years ago August 29th. At the time we were planning a major dining and wine event for following February the following year which sadly was cancelled. The aftermath left many of our restaurant friends recovering for months, and people […]Read more
Chef Alon Shaya Explains Modern Israeli Cuisine July 8 on The Connected Table LIVE!
Chef Alon Shaya was born in Israel, raised in Philadelphia and now lives in New Orleans where he oversees the kitchens at Domenica and his namesake Shaya Restaurant, and is a partner in both with Besh Restaurant Group. He credits cooking with his mother and grandmother for fueling his career in food and the Culinary Institute of […]Read more
Drinking Up Success and Giving Back: Tales of the Cocktail’s Ann Tuennerman
New Orleans has long been considered the birthplace of the cocktail. In fact there is a Museum of Cocktail located in the city. Eating and drinking is an essential part of New Orleans’ rich culinary culture, from its storied bars and restaurants and iconic Creole and Cajun dishes to the cocktails that were created there: the […]Read more
American Grilled’s Chef David Guas May 6 The Connected Table LIVE
May 4, 2015 – David Ransom and I have a special place in our hearts for New Orleans, the city where we were married in 2007. That’s why it’s a treat to have native New Orleanian David Guas on our May 6th show. This Harley-riding southern chef brought his love for New Orleans up the road […]Read more