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Thursday, Oct. 20 is International Chefs Day 2022. Celebrate on the sofa by binge watching our local chefs on “Blind Kitchen: New Orleans.”
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NOLA Art Bar strives to create a cultural hub for the community

NOLA Art Bar not only gives patrons a space to connect with one another but also provides networking opportunities for up-and-coming creatives. 

 If These Walls Could Talk: New Orleans Restaurants in Repurposed Buildings

From the French Quarter to Lakeview, read more about the stories hidden within the walls of some of the cities best restaurants.

A guide to some of the best Black-owned brunch spots in NOLA

Gather the crew together, make those reservations, and celebrate all things Black at brunch. 

Eat Play Stay: Pensacola

Pensacola offers a wide variety of activities, from downtown bars and restaurants to outdoor camping and hiking opportunities and, of course, its famous beaches.

My Amazing Cheap Date: Hatchet Throwing, Board Games, and Tacos

“My Amazing Cheap Date” explores fun, romantic and unique things that can be done in New Orleans — all for $50 or less.

Eat Play Stay: Lake Charles, Louisiana

Located a little over three hours from New Orleans and just over the East Texas-Louisiana border, Lake Charles, Louisiana, is home to nature walks, Cajun restaurants, breweries and a bustling art scene.

A guide to Christmas bar pop-ups in New Orleans

It wouldn’t be Christmas in New Orleans without a few magical cocktails and bar experiences to match! Here’s our guide to drinking your way into the holiday spirit this season.

A guide to Christmas bar pop-ups in New Orleans

It wouldn’t be Christmas in New Orleans without a few magical cocktails and bar experiences to match! Here’s our guide to drinking your way into the holiday spirit this season.

Double Dealer, New Orleans’ speakeasy bar is ‘poetically’ and literally underground

The underground speakeasy features decor, spirited drinks, live music and throwbacks to the ’20s in the Orpheum theater’s old ice pit.

Top 5-04: Where are the best cocktails in New Orleans?

Because New Orleans is packed with amazing cocktail bars (and their signature drinks), we decided to make it a bit easier for you to narrow down some places you might want to check out, next time you feel like a night (or afternoon) out. For this Top 5-04 list, it’s all about the drinks and where to get them.

It’s ‘Poor Boy’ not ‘Po-Boy’: The Parkway Bakery and Tavern is THE sandwich staple

Parkway Bakery and Tavern is a New Orleans institution that dates back over 100 years.

It’s gumbo and grilled cheese season, y’all

Though our school days are years behind us, that cold-weather craving for gumbo and grilled cheese still strikes hard. Here are four of our favorite places to get gumbo and grilled cheese in New Orleans.

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The City Where It (Almost) Happened: Did Hamilton’s Killer Try to Steal New Orleans?

Most people know Aaron Burr as Alexander Hamilton’s murderer, but did you know history books say he conspired to steal New Orleans from Spain?

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The Doullut Steamboat Houses of New Orleans

The Doullut family built the twin homes in the early 1900s by hand. The Steamboat Houses are located in the 9th Ward Holy Cross neighborhood.

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Very Local Seeking Louisville Singles for New Reality Dating Series

New dating series to film in Louisville this winter!

Very Local Seeking Cincinnati Singles for New Reality Dating Series

New dating series to film in Cincinnati this winter!

Very Local Seeking New Hampshire Singles for New Reality Dating Series

New dating series to film in Boston this winter!

Very Local is looking for makers and artists in the Orlando area!

Very Local is looking for artists and crafters for a new competition show.

Crimes, Cons and Capers: White Collar Crimes

What happens when something seems too good to be true? Can the victim ever be made whole again?  Find out on this episode of “Crimes, Cons and Capers: White-Collar Crimes.”

Local Love: Well Suited For Romance

Twenty-nine-year-old Armani is ready to find love. Will he fall for the model, the marketing specialist, or the school librarian?

Maddy and Dixie Take Sactown: Ballin’ on a Budget

Watch the full episode of “Maddy & Dixie Take Sactown” on the Very Local app to see them make mochi, go thrifting and enjoy mini golfing.

Plate It Pittsburgh! Lost in the Sauce

Watch this episode of Plate it Pittsburgh: Lost in the Sauce on the Very Local app.

Crimes, Cons and Capers: Car Chases

what happens when the hope of getting away is combined with three tons of metal moving at speeds that can exceed 80 mph? Find out on this episode of “Crimes, Cons and Capers: Dramatic Car Chases.”

Very Local Seeking Boston Singles for New Reality Dating Series

New dating series to film in Boston this winter!

Very Local Seeking Louisville Singles for New Reality Dating Series

New dating series to film in Louisville this winter!

Very Local Seeking Cincinnati Singles for New Reality Dating Series

New dating series to film in Cincinnati this winter!

Very Local Seeking New Hampshire Singles for New Reality Dating Series

New dating series to film in Boston this winter!

Very Local is looking for makers and artists in the Orlando area!

Very Local is looking for artists and crafters for a new competition show.

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Celebrate International Chefs Day with a very New Orleans cooking show

Thursday, Oct. 20 is International Chefs Day 2022. Celebrate on the sofa by binge watching our local chefs on “Blind Kitchen: New Orleans.”

It’s ‘Poor Boy’ not ‘Po-Boy’: The Parkway Bakery and Tavern is THE sandwich staple

Parkway Bakery and Tavern is a New Orleans institution that dates back over 100 years.

It’s gumbo and grilled cheese season, y’all

Though our school days are years behind us, that cold-weather craving for gumbo and grilled cheese still strikes hard. Here are four of our favorite places to get gumbo and grilled cheese in New Orleans.

Blind Kitchen: Creole Cook-Off

In this episode of Blind Kitchen New Orleans: Creole Cook-Off, Eric Cook, chef and owner of Gris-Gris and Saint John, and Ericka Lassair, chef and founder of Diva Dawg, face off to see who can recreate each other’s mystery dish.

Taqueria 2 Brothers brings traditional Mexican food to Terrytown

Opened just after Hurricane Ida, Taqueria 2 Brothers’ menu consists of flavors like birria tacos and a mega burrito.

Meet the food trucks who helped change the laws to put food trucks on the street

Food trucks did not always readily roll in New Orleans. Meet the owners of two trucks who helped change the laws and help food trucks prosper.

Blind Kitchen: Et Tu, Chicken Liver

In this episode, Aaron Villeda, chef and co-owner of Bao Mi, and Bergen Carman, Chef De Cuisine at Meril, face off to see who can recreate each other’s mystery dish.

Fried & True Tips For Doing New Orleans Fried Chicken Fest Right

We asked around for tips to help you hatch the best Fried Chicken Festival plan!

Palm & Pine puts New Orleans twists on international fine dining

Since 2019, Jordan Herndon and Amarys Herndon have run Palm & Pine, a casual-cool French Quarter restaurant at 308 N. Rampart St.  The couple, who moved to New Orleans from Texas, got their start working side-by-side at French Quarter staple Arnaud’s while attending culinary school at Delgado. Later, Jordan was named sous chef at Ralph’s […]

Blind Kitchen: More Than a Feeling

In this episode, Mark Quiroz aka Estrada, chef at House of Blues, and Linda Green, The Ya-Ka-Mein Lady, face off to see who can recreate each other’s mystery dish.

Blind Kitchen New Orleans on Very Local

Celebrate International Chefs Day with a very New Orleans cooking show

Thursday, Oct. 20 is International Chefs Day 2022. Celebrate on the sofa by binge watching our local chefs on “Blind Kitchen: New Orleans.”

It’s ‘Poor Boy’ not ‘Po-Boy’: The Parkway Bakery and Tavern is THE sandwich staple

Parkway Bakery and Tavern is a New Orleans institution that dates back over 100 years.

It’s gumbo and grilled cheese season, y’all

Though our school days are years behind us, that cold-weather craving for gumbo and grilled cheese still strikes hard. Here are four of our favorite places to get gumbo and grilled cheese in New Orleans.

Blind Kitchen New Orleans Creole Cook-Off

Blind Kitchen: Creole Cook-Off

In this episode of Blind Kitchen New Orleans: Creole Cook-Off, Eric Cook, chef and owner of Gris-Gris and Saint John, and Ericka Lassair, chef and founder of Diva Dawg, face off to see who can recreate each other’s mystery dish.