- Helen Freund reports that Nothing Bundt Cakes has opened on Prytania across from Zara’s Little Giant Supermarket. This is the third spot in the New Orleans area for the national bakery chain specializing in frosted bundt cakes. The other locations are in Covington and Metairie. [GAMBIT]
- DTB, the new “coastal Cajun” hot spot on Oak Street, just added brunch to the mix, reports Helen Freund. Brunch dishes include blue crab toast with cauliflower, brie, shaved fennel, and pickled lemon; banana beignets with bacon, strawberries, and pecan cane syrup; ricotta frittata with charred broccoli rabe, marinated tomatoes, and pickled chiles; crawfish pie benedict with oyster mushrooms, poached egg, and Crystal hollandaise; and crispy oyster croque madame with tasso, green chile fonduta, brioche, and a sunny side egg. Brunch is served Friday, Saturday and Monday, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. [GAMBIT]
- Thrillist released a list of the best breweries by state, awarding Great Raft Brewery top honors for Louisiana. According to Thrillist, the Shreveport darling brews “beers that work well with local food,” with its collaborations with John Besh being a clear example of that. [THRILLIST]
- Brett Anderson misses Uglesich’s. He republished an old story at the end of last week about the final days of the famed New Orleans restaurant. “It was a different time - just before the last Jazz Fest before Hurricane Katrina. While New Orleans' restaurant scene has since exploded, nothing has replaced Uglesich's,” he says. [NOLA.COM]
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