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Christina Quackenbush’s Milkfish Returns With Filipino Pop-Up

Plus Leah Chase talks about 70 years at Dooky Chase; and more top dining intel


EVENTWIRE — Christina Quackenbush is bringing back the Filipino cuisine from her now-shuttered restaurant Milkfish as a pop-up at Spotted Cat Food and Spirits this Sunday, September 17. [FACEBOOK]

NOLA RESTAURANT WEEK —There are only three days left for Restaurant Week and 115 restaurants (29 in the French Quarter) are dishing out dining deals. All the participating restaurants serve special three-course dinner menus for $39 or less. Many also add two-course lunch menus for $20 or less, or three-course brunch for $39 or less. [ADVOCATE]

ICONS — Leah Chase talks about her 70 years at Dooky Chase restaurant. [SOUTHERN FOODWAYS ALLIANCE]

STAFF SHUFFLES — Upper 9th native Douglas Braselman has been promoted to chef de cuisine at Emeril’s, a position directly below Emeril Lagasse. [NOLA.COM]

BOOZE NEWS — District Donuts wants to sell beer at its Lakeview location, but is meeting with resistance from neighbors. Neighbors argue that allowing a “specialty” restaurant, like District Donuts, to obtain a liquor license would open the door for all specialty restaurants in Middle Harrison to do that. The neighbors who oppose the request cite litter and parking congestion. The Magazine Street location is considered a “standard”restaurant and does sell beer, accounting for 1% of its revenue. [NOLA.COM]

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONSWhole Foodsbusiness is bumping post-Amazon deal as customers flock to the store to take advantage of price cuts. Will it last? [EATER]

THE CHAINS — Olive Garden’s never-ending Pasta Pass goes on sale today at 1 p.m. The passes sold out in literally one second last time they were offered. [EATER]



125 N Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA

Dooky Chase Restaurant

2301 Orleans Avenue, , LA 70119 (504) 821-0600 Visit Website

District Donuts Sliders Brew

2209 Magazine Street, , LA 70130 (504) 570-6945 Visit Website


800 Tchoupitoulas Street, , LA 70130 (504) 528-9393 Visit Website

Spotted Cat Food & Spirits

2372 Saint Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117 (504) 371-5074