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Gris Gris Is Coming to Magazine Street in August

Plus, Kim Son is closing for good this week

Saucy’s BBQ is closing this week.
Saucy’s Official

COMING ATTRACTIONS—This August, Chef Eric Cook is bringing a new restaurant to Magazine Street: Gris Gris, reports Gris Gris is taking over the former location of pricey tasting menu only Square Root at 1800 Magazine St.; Square Root closed on New Year’s Eve, 2017. Cook has worked at a slew of restaurants in New Orleans — Commander’s Palace, Bourbon House, Tommy’s Cuisine and Nosh, The American Sector. Cook says Gris Gris will be his take on New Orleans cuisine. []

THE SHUTTERSaucy’s BBQ is closing this week, reports Saucy’s opened at 4200 Magazine Street in 2012. As per a Facebook post from the restaurant, the brand will live on — through events and pop-ups. []

THE SHUTTER—Beloved Vietnamese restaurant Kim Son has an official closing date, reports The Advocate: Friday, June 15. [The Advocate]

CHEF SHUFFLESLiberty’s Kitchen has a new CEO in Dennis Bagneris, as per a release. Bagneris is Liberty’s Kitchen’s longest-serving employee — he started working there in 2011, and has now gotten the ultimate promotion.

Saucy's BBQ

4200 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115 (504) 301-2755 Visit Website

Liberty's Kitchen

300 N. Broad St. Ste 101, New Orleans, LA 70119 504-822-4011 Visit Website

Kim Son

10603 Bellaire Boulevard, , TX 77072 (281) 598-1777 Visit Website