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A DIY Korean Barbecue Joint Heads to Fat City

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COMING ATTRACTIONS — Fat City is getting a new Korean spot. Gin Korean BBQ will open at the end of February with grills at each table for DIY Korean barbecue at 3012 N. Arnoult Road. [NOLA.COM]

REVIEWS — Go NOLA has a list of some favorite Vietnamese restaurants, plus recommended dishes. [GoNOLA]

INTERVIEWS — Helen Freund checks in with self-taught professional baker Kim Dejan, who just finished a two week residency at Roux Carre (and left an accounting job).

BRUNCHWIRE — Louisiana Cookin’ whittles down the enormous list of brunch spots in the state of Louisiana to just six of what they consider the very best of the bunch. In New Orleans, SoBou and Slim Goodie’s make the list. [Louisiana Cookin’]

RAINCHECK — New Orleanians are probably going to be far too busy tending to post-Mardi Gras hangovers to deal with Valentine’s Day on Wednesday (aka Ash Wednesday). Here’s Ian McNulty’s take on the situation. [ADVOCATE]

OPENING ALERT — Zohreh Khaleghi, the force behind the now-shuttered Flaming Torch restaurant, is back at it again with Warehouse District French restaurant, Vyoone’s, which Khaleghi has opened with her friend, Vyoone Therese Lewis. The restaurant opened at the end of 2017. [Where Y’at]

TREND ALERT — Once the niche elixir of powerlifting bros, gulping down a Muscle Milk or three is now part of a “healthy, active lifestyle” — whatever that means. [E]


All EaterWire Coverage [ENOLA]

All Coming Attractions Coverage [ENOLA]

Gin Korean BBQ

3012 N. Arnoult Rd, Metairie, Louisiana Visit Website

Slim Goodies Diner

3322 Magazine Street, , LA 70115 (504) 891-3447 Visit Website

SoBou Restaurant

310 Chartres Street, , LA 70130 (504) 552-4095 Visit Website


310 Chartres Street, , LA 70130 (504) 552-4095 Visit Website


412 Girod, New Orleans, LA Visit Website