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Angeline Restaurant Will Leave Its Home in the French Quarter

The news was released today

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Chef Alex Harrell’s French Quarter jewel Angeline will close at its current French Quarter location after dinner service on June 3, according to a statement released this afternoon. However, this isn’t goodbye forever: Harrell plans to reopen elsewhere.

After negotiating terms of the lease renewal for the restaurant’s current home, Harrell decided to move operations “in order to maintain the integrity of our business operations and staff culture,” Harrell, who is also co-owner, said in a statement. “This move will allow for increased stability and longevity.”

The opening chef at Sylvain, he left to open Angeline in the former Stella space in 2015. It quickly gained national attention for its southern fare. Sofia Coppola once named it one of her favorite restaurants in New Orleans, especially for Sunday dinner.

No word yet on when or where the beloved restaurant will reopen.

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Angeline

1032 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70116

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