A flood of new seafood options are slated to arrive on Magazine Street. The Uptown Messenger reports that the owner of Namese Vietnamese Cafe, Hieu Doan, wants to transform the shuttered New Orleans Music Exchange into an as-of-yet-unnamed seafood restaurant.
The business plan was presented to the City Planning Commission on Tuesday and describes a sit-down restaurant will a bar serving beer, wine, and cocktails. The renovations would preserve the current structure of the building and feature a 4,000-square-foot, 61-seat dining room spanning two stories. Doan estimates the buildout will take four months to complete. The restaurant received unanimous approval from commissioners, though it still needs the City Council’s blessing.
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