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Kenner Gets a New Salad Spot, Leaf & Co.

Plus, Saveur magazine is gutted; and more food news to know today

leaf & co. offers signature salads and build-your-own.

OPENING ALERT — Kenner just got a new salad restaurant. Leaf & co. opened at 3232 Williams Blvd. in Kenner on January 2. Opened by a Jason Harbison, it shares a roof, dining room, and parking lot with The Big Cheezy. Harbison attended Tulane with Big Cheezy proprietor Thomas Jacobs. [Eater Tipline]

FOOD MEDIA — Saveur magazine was gutted in a round of lay-offs yesterday, plus it will only be published four times a year (down from six). Editor-in-Chief Adam Sachs is out. [E]

NEWS — There’s a boil water advisory for the entire East Bank. Be sure to call a restaurant before venturing out (some may be closed). Will the fun never end? [WDSU]

HAPPY HOUR — Chais Delachaise (7708 Maple St) has a new happy hour with five house wines for $3/glass, $5 old fashioneds, and $1 off all other wines and beers between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. daily. The kitchen is open during happy hour and led by Chef Steven Manning, who was the executive chef at Clancy’s for over 20 years. [Eater Tipline]

AQUACULTURE — A lab in Grand Isle will use a federal research grant to breed high-end oysters that can be harvested year-round, are resistant to diseases, and can survive in water too salty for traditional oysters. [THE LENS]

EVENTWIRE — The Brotherhood of the Golden Saber (or Confrérie du Sabre d’Or) is coming to town to proclaim Brennan’s its newest caveau, or cellar, in a ceremony that includes opening bottles of Champagne with a sword. January 30 at 11 a.m. [Press Release]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY — Simone’s Market is turning one and kicking off a week of celebrating with Sue Zemanick popping up with soups from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on January 22. Check Simone’s Market’s Facebook page for a full line-up of birthday events that week.

Meanwhile, Brown Butter just turned three and is celebrating with new, expanded hours Tuesdays through Fridays (from 11 a.m. to around 9 p.m.) The restaurant is also offering happy hour Tuesdays through Fridays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

EVENTWIRE — The New Orleans Hospitality Workers Committee is hosting a sexual harassment workshop this Sunday at 7 p.m. at 1418 N. Claiborne Avenue. [GAMBIT]

MAKIN’ GROCERIES — Whole Foods is banking on rotisserie chicken to help sales. Here’s why. [E]


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417 Royal Street, , LA 70130 (504) 525-9711 Visit Website


4089 Lincoln Boulevard, , CA 90292 Visit Website

Brown Butter Kitchen & Bar

231 North Carrollton Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119 (504) 609-3871 Visit Website

Brown Butter Southern Kitchen and Bar

231 North Carrollton Avenue, , LA 70119 (504) 609-3871 Visit Website

leaf & co.

3232 Williams Blvd, Kenner, Louisiana 70065 Visit Website

Chais Delachaise

7708 Maple Street, , LA 70118 (504) 510-4509 Visit Website