QUARTER— Amidst some severe Rampart streetcar line construction, fine dining stunner Marti's has shuttered for the summer with plans to renovate and potentially add a balcony bar. [Advocate]
WESTBANK— Zatarain's has cut the ribbon on its new $26 million 80,000 square-foot Gretna location. 200 employees celebrated the end of the construction project yesterday, which will double the production of the company's 300 products. [CityBiz, Nola.com]
NOLA/ELMWOOD— In honor of Bastille Day, La Madeleine is offering a FREE mini Liberté Tart to customers today. [Eaterwire]
QUARTER— Just a reminder that Tales of the Cocktail officially kicks off today. The Tales restaurant week is also happening all week long.