Boucherie, chef Nathanial Zimet’s lauded Southern cafe, reopened this past Wednesday in the cozy Creole cottage around the corner where it got its start.
Zimet and business partner James Denio started selling boudin balls and more out of a K&B-purple truck called Que Crawl in 2006. In 2011, the pair opened their first restaurant, Boucherie, in the cottage on Jeanette Street that had previously hosted a number of restaurants over the years, including Ninja, Iris, and Mango House.
In 2015, Boucherie moved around the corner on Carrollton and added a daiquiri and wing cafe called Bourrée next door in the old Cafe Nino spot. The pair held onto the little cottage though, using it for special events, and eventually Zimet decided it was the best spot for his vision of what he wanted Boucherie to achieve, an intimate, neighborhood-oriented dining experience.
Boucherie will now open for Saturday brunch in addition to Sunday, and Zimet is introducing a new brunch menu to debut this weekend, below.
Boucherie is open Wednesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and for dinner 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The new brunch hours are Saturday and Sunday 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Zimet continues to lease the space on Carrollton for catering and private events.
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