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Wayne Baquet Will Close L'il Dizzy's at the Wyndham

Change isn't always a bad thing. Even though L'il Dizzy's owner Wayne Baquet told the Times-Pic that he will be closing his location at 610 Poydras Street inside the Wyndham Hotel on Aug. 15, the L'il Dizzy's at 1500 Esplanade will pick up the slack by serving dinner three nights a week. Although the Esplanade spot is doing well, Baquet called the CBD spot "a wash." At 65, he says he's not trying to work too hard, and considering that his oldest daughter Kelly just had a baby and can no longer manage the Poydras location, Baquet decided now was as good a time as any to focus his energy on the Esplanade restaurant, which will soon offer dinner from 4-8 p.m., Thursday through Saturday.

· Changes are afoot at L'il Dizzy's, says owner Wayne Baquet [Times-Pic]
· L'il Dizzy's Soul Food Cafe [Facebook]

L'il Dizzy's at the Whitney [Photo: TV Trip]

Lil Dizzy's Cafe

1500 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70116 504-569-8997

L'il Dizzy's Cafe

610 Poydras St. New Orleans, LA 70130