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Skeeta Hawk Brewing is getting ready to open taproom on Lafitte Greenway

By Marielle Songy, Mid-City Messenger Skeeta Hawk Brewing is bringing fresh brews and a veteran spirit to Mid-City. The brewery will open on the Lafitte Greenway in early July in the same building as Hey! Café. It will share outdoor patio space with Flour Moon Bagels.  The Greenway complex, at St. Louis and Dorgenois streets, Read More…

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Get Your Mom and Dim Sum pop-up brings Southern-influenced Chinese food to local breweries

By Marielle Songy, Mid-City Messenger A new dim sum pop-up is adding another option to the city’s Chinese food scene. Get Your Mom and Dim Sum can be found at your local brewery.  Owner Andrew Lu was raised in Lafayette and grew up in the restaurant industry. His love of food and cooking began in Read More…

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Parkway Bakery & Tavern upholds the po’boy’s charitable tradition

Beginning on Friday, May 20, and ending on Sunday, May 22 — the same weekend as Bayou Boogaloo — Parkway Bakery & Tavern will be donating $1 from sales of every shrimp po’ boy sold to support transplant patients and programs. The money will be donated to the Ochsner Transplant Institute through the Greg Smith Read More…

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Rouses Markets named official supermarket of the Saints (sponsored)

Rouses Markets is teaming up again with the New Orleans Saints. The Gulf Coast’s grocery has been designated the club’s official supermarket, as well as presenting sponsor of Saints Training Camp. Rouses Markets customers will have the opportunity to receive early access into Training Camp practices through a Fast Pass Lane. “Saints fans are some Read More…

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Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Garden to hold open house and fundraiser

The Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Garden has been blooming for a quarter century. The garden at North Dupre and St. Philip streets is collectively tended by neighborhood volunteers, who harvest the produce to distribute to other community members and organizations as well as for their own kitchens. The volunteers have decided that the time has Read More…

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Tia Maria’s Kitchen offers a taste of Honduras on Tulane Avenue

By Marielle Songy, Mid-City Messenger Tia Maria’s Kitchen, 2931 Tulane Ave., is serving up Honduran and other Latin American favorites made from old family recipes.  Open since November, the restaurant is owned by Jessica Almendares and her brother José. The Tulane location is the second for the family. Their first restaurant, called simply Tia Maria’s, Read More…

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Pinkberry to close, Felipe’s to expand at Mid-City Market, NOLA.com reports

The owner of the Pinkberry frozen yogurt shop and the adjoining Felipe’s Taqueria in the 400 block of North Carrollton Avenue plans to close Pinkberry and expand Felipe’s in the fall, Ian McNulty reports on NOLA.com. Courtney Stumm, who owns the Pinkberry franchises and the Felipe’s restaurants with family members, told McNulty they are closing Read More…

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Barcelo Gardens Farmer’s Market brings fresh produce to food deserts (sponsored)

Barcelo Gardens is on a mission to bring fresh produce to food desert areas! In a city known for food, there are a surprising number of food deserts in New Orleans. Finding fresh fruits and vegetables in some areas can be incredibly challenging. Barcelo Gardens Farmers Market is on a mission to fix that. To Read More…

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Piece of Meat reinvents itself as a steak house

By Marielle Songy, Mid-City Messenger Piece of Meat, the butchery and eatery on Bienville Street at North Rendon, reopened on April 8 after a three-month closure. The restaurant that has been serving lunch specialties like Boudin Eggrolls and meaty sandwiches since 2018 has gone through a renovation and is shifting part of its focus onto Read More…