Welcome to Eater Tastings, where Eater NOLA editor Gwendolyn Knapp shares the best restaurant and bar news of the week.
WAREHOUSE DISTRICT? Here's some pretty shocking shutter news: Adolfo Garcia's Italian favorite a Mano is closing for good as of Labor Day weekend.
CBD? Chef Kristen Essig is starting to make a big name for herself at Sainte Marie. Make sure to check out the Eater Interview.
CBD/UPTOWN? Chef John Besh is having a crazy busy summer, including plans for a possible restaurant in New Orleans WTC building, and expanding Pizza Domenica to Uptown.
LGD? Chef Daniel Causgrove departs Dijon restaurant this week.
CBD? Coming in September: Two Pelican Club alumni will open G&O Food Company in the Exchange Centre with grab and go breakfast/lunch and a coffee program from French Truck.
QUARTER? Broussard's is finishing up a swanky $1 million makeover, and will reopen their doors in October with lots of new additions, including The Empire Bar, $40k in courtyard landscaping, and a menu-overhaul from new chef Guy Reinbolt.