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Liborio's Quiet Shutter; GW Fins' Upcoming Spear Fish Dinner

Plus, Leah Chase shares her Katrina story, and Grand Isle rolls out summer seafood and beer specials.


CBD— Longtime Cuban restaurant Liborio has shuttered at 321 Magazine, Todd Price reports, with neighboring Country Inn and Suites set to expand into the space. []

TREME— This week legendary chef and restaurateur Leah Chase shares her Katrina story with The Times-Pic via Lloyola Student News: "I lost everything but the art on the wall." []

QUARTER— Chef and spear fisherman Tenney Flynn hosts a spear fish dinner for the Eat Local Challenge on June 30 at GW Fins featuring four-courses including his own fresh and local spear-fished catch of the day. $75/person, only 24 seats available. Call (504) 581-3467 to reserve a spot. [Eaterwire]

CBD— Grand Isle launches a Summer Seafood Series tomorrow, June 3, with seafood-centric specials and beer pairings available every Wednesday in June from 4 to 9 p.m., for $15-$35/person. [Eaterwire]