Kiri Walton

Best Bets: New Orleans Film Festival, Beetlejuice and Kevin Hart

By Kiri Walton / October 15, 2018

Take in a film at the New Orleans Film Festival or get your laugh on with Kevin Hart, or do both and take in a free screening of Beetlejuice at Broad Street Cider & Ale.

Join the Very Local NOLA team for Office Hours at Coffee Science

By Kiri Walton / October 10, 2018

C’mon and talk to us, NOLA.

NOLA Chef Syrena Johnson and how ‘Chopped’ help change her life

By Kiri Walton / October 9, 2018

Johnson is a champion because she understands that a champion doesn’t just win, but reaches back to help others be victorious.

Fantastic finger-licking Beignet Fest dishes we loved

By Kiri Walton / October 8, 2018

If you haven’t had the crawfish beignet from Katie’s, go try it this week. Then you’ll understand why it was the Judges Choice out of the tens of beignet dishes at the delicious Beignet Fest on Saturday.

Best Bets: Start cuffing season off with ‘Hocus Pocus’ on ‘A Dark & Stormy Night’

By Kiri Walton / October 8, 2018

Start your week off by getting ready for cuffing season, bounce ya brass to work off some beignet fluffiness, cast some spells at a Hocus Pocus screening or have a cocktail-filled Dark & Stormy Night before sasshaying to the official Rupaul Drag Race tour stop.

Weekend Picks: Beign-yay! A whole muffu-lotta fall fests coming up!

By Kiri Walton / October 5, 2018

Choosing between the Beignet Fest and Spoker Poker is tough. We say chow down on fried down then burn off the cals at Spoker Poker!

24k magic in the fryer: Popeyes has 24k gold battered wings today

By Kiri Walton / October 4, 2018

Bite your gold Popeyes wings, sip your gold champagne, throw glitter, twirl. It’s a NOLA celebration, y’all.

Juvenile, Partners-N-Crime, Donnell Jones to perform at Westbank Heritage Festival

By Kiri Walton / October 4, 2018

So, you goin’ to the Westbank to see Juvie huh?

Mid-City Spoker Poker is your new fave NOLA event you haven’t heard of yet

By Kiri Walton / October 4, 2018

It’s a bar crawl on a bike with drink specials, free food and a chance to win hundreds of dollars all while helping survivors of domestic violence/sexual assault while burning cals. Dope AF.

Best places in NOLA to celebrate National Taco Day

By Kiri Walton / October 3, 2018

Where should you go to celebrate National Taco Day? La Casita. For real. But we have some other faves here, too!