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Martin Wine Cellar Opens; Domenica's Hanukkah Menu Drops Next Week

And more dining news from around New Orleans.

Martin Wine Cellar on Baronne Street
Martin Wine Cellar on Baronne Street
Martin Wine Cellar

NOLA: This week Sarah Baird looks at the Ghost of Fast Food Past-- ie. when restaurants open in old fast food buildings--in a great read that works in some New Orleans locales, including this: "One reworked Pizza Hut is now home to soul food epicenter Two Sistas ‘N Da East, which serves stewed rabbit and gravy on Pizza Hut trays in a largely unchanged, low-ceilinged dining room." [Medium]

UPTOWN: Martin Wine Cellar is now open in the new and improved Baronne Street location (3827 Baronne). According to a press release, the 120 seat Bistro/Deli offers lunch, dinner, happy hour, Sunday brunch, entrees-to-go and catering.  Two separate parking lots accommodate 60 vehicles. [EaterWire]

UPTOWN: Todd Price also reports that the new Martin Wine Cellar is also doing a Four at Four happy hour with $4 wines/apps every Mon-Fri 4 to 7 p.m. Normal hours are: Mon-Fri, 9 a.m to 8 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. [NOLA.com]

CBD: Chef Alon Shaya rolls out his annual Hanukkah menu at Domenica from December 16-24. This year the $65/person 4-course menu pays homage to the spices of the Middle East this year, and as always, is inspired by Shaya's travels. [Eaterwire]

FRERET: The Company Burger's main attraction the double-patty Company Burger has been named the best burger in America this year by Urbanspoon.  Their annual list of most popular dishes/cuisines is "based on data culled from the app's new Popular Dish feature, user data, reviews, and expert commentary," according to a press release. [Urbanspoon]

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