Welcome to Eater Tastings, where Eater NOLA shares the best restaurant and bar news of the week.
LGD—The Courtyard Brewery is one step closer to opening and is eyeing an August opening date. In other LGD coming attraction news, French Truck Coffee is going brick and mortar with a spot on Magazine Street, and there's talk of a restaurant/distillery taking over the Halpern's furniture store.
WAREHOUSE DISTRICT—The John Besh Restaurant Group will no longer be running the show at The American Sector and The Soda Shop at The National World War II Museum. The replacement: Centerplate.
BYWATER—Junction, a train-themed neighborhood tavern and grill that's setting up in the former A & N Grocery building (3021 St. Claude Avenue), could very well be open by August 1. Details this way.
FRENCH QUARTER—After the closing of Chef Scott Boswell's Stella! restaurant last week, there's been a few questions surrounding the shocking shutter. What's happening with his other restaurant Stanley and how 'bout that Ferrari? The cancelled fundraiser? And what's up with the future of fine dining in New Orleans?