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Co-owner of Liuzza’s on Bienville dies, NOLA.com reports

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Frank Bordelon, the co-owner of Liuzza’s Restaurant & Bar on Bienville Street, died Aug. 31 while undergoing treatment for cancer, Ian McNulty reports on NOLA.com. Bordelon was 73.

Bordelon grew up in the Mid-City neighborhood where his mother waited tables at Liuzza’s before buying the classic neighborhood eatery in 1981. He has been operating the restaurant since 2011 with family members, who plan to reopen it next week.

 

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