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Compere Lapin Launches Brunch; Uptown Restaurants Beef Up Security

Plus, a boucherie in St. Bernard Parish tomorrow and more.

Inside Compere Lapin
Inside Compere Lapin

WAREHOUSE DISTRICT— Chef Nina Compton debuts brunch tomorrow at her chic eatery Compere Lapin with sweets and small/large plates ($4-$14 range) including avocado toast, ricotta pancakes, goat Bolognese with gnocchi and egg and much more. Plus, boozy Bananas Fosters milkshakes, mimosas and $30 bottomless Pimms Cups. Every Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. [Eaterwire]

UPTOWN— Todd Price reports that in the wake of calculated armed robberies at Patois and Atchafalaya, restaurants Uptown—including Upperline, Clancy's, and Gautreau's— are taking more precautionary measures when it comes to security, like adding additional cameras and hiring guards.  []

NOLA— Ian McNulty has just unleashed a beast of a fall dining guide, including his suggestions for the best Vietnamese, Creole, barbecue, Middle Eastern and much more. [Advocate]

ST. BERNARD PARISH— Ian McNulty also reports that Slow Food NOLA will host a legit boucherie at Docville Farms (5124 St. Bernard Hwy) tomorrow, September 26:  "Toby Rodriguez and his crew with Lâche Pas Boucherie will slaughter the hog on site, while a group of New Orleans chefs [including Alex Harrell, Ryan Hughes and more] will prepare its many parts for a spread of traditional foods." $100 at the gate includes all food/beverage and live music. [Advocate]