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]
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