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Named one of the Best Wine Restaurants of 2019

Wine Entusiast - June 18th, 2019

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All Male No More - Wine Director Braithe Tidwell & Sommelier Sarah Arceneaux tale about their experiences in the male-dominated world of wine

Biz New Orleans - May 1st, 2019

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When it returned a few years back under a different branch of the family and with a new direction, Brennan’s felt like a revival, a restoration. Today, it feels like a statement about modern New Orleans.

The Advocate - April 11th, 2019

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Garlic-Lemon Shrimp Recipe for Feast of the Seven Fishes

Garden & Gun - December 20th, 2018

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Among the city’s Creole restaurant institutions, Brennan’s now takes the lead with its balance of timeless pageantry and relevant, finely honed cooking. 

Eater - November 13th, 2018

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New Orleans restaurant history, preserved and perfected | Times-Picayune - October 31st, 2018

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Bananas Foster named one of the best regional desserts in the US

INSIDER - October 26th, 2018

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Bananas Foster featured in "The Dish You Have to Try in Every Popular Honeymoon Destination"

BRIDES - October 19th, 2018

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How to Cook Bacon Like a Chef

GQ - October 1st, 2018

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Big Easy Benedicts

The Local Palate - August 1st, 2018

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Wine director Braithe Tidwell highlighted in the acclaimed wine magazine

Tasting Panel - July 1st, 2018

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The grand dame of Royal Street is so cool with kids that it released its own children’s book covering the 300-year history of New Orleans as seen through the eyes of ten tiny Brennan’s turtles

Eater NOLA - June 27th, 2018

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Whether you’re going on a date or planning a wedding, you can set the mood by booking a table Brennan’s. - May 30th, 2018

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In New Orleans, one restaurant is synonymous with breakfast: Brennan’s. “Breakfast at Brennan’s” has become shorthand for a quintessential Big Easy ritual: a big, boisterous meal of Creole-influenced egg dishes and other classic New Orleans fare, washed down with a cocktail or three and finished with a tableside flambé of bananas Foster (and, presumably, a nap).

The Daily Meal - May 7th, 2018

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This New Orleans Institution Invented Bananas Foster

Southern Living - April 30th, 2018

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"They don’t build restaurants like Brennan’s anymore."

The Advocate - April 25th, 2018

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A Topsy-Turvy History of New Orleans & Ten Tiny Turtles earns ★★★★★ - 'Loved it; a new favorite!'

New Orleans Magazine - March 1st, 2018

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"Brennan’s bananas Foster helped establish New Orleans as a serious food town."

Thrillist - March 1st, 2018

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"Beneath the illumination of glittering chandeliers and the gaze of ancestral portraits, amid a wealth of Creole silk and damask, mannerly Brennan’s serves the best boozy brunch in the Big Easy."

Elite Traveler - January 1st, 2018

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"I love the Brennan’s milk punch, more than I want to." - M. Carrie Allan

The Washington Post - December 20th, 2017

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Brennan's named "Top 10 Best New Orleans Restaurants for 2018"

Times Picayune / - November 8th, 2017

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"You'll recognize it immediately by its millennial-pink exterior and fall in love with its equally colorful interior. "

Refinery29 - November 2nd, 2017

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Chef Slade Rushing, Finalist - Best Chef South James Beard Foundation Awards - Monday, May 1, 2017

James Beard Foundation - March 15th, 2017

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The South's Top 10 Best Restaurants 2017 - From long-time favorites to newcomers, our winners show the South’s restaurant scene has never been more exciting.

Southern Living - March 14th, 2017

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Brennan's named to "Top 10 Best New Orleans Restaurants for 2017 by Times Picayune / restaurant critic Brett Anderson.

Times Picayune / - December 20th, 2016

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Brennan's named "Restaurant of the Year 2016" by New Orleans Magazine.

New Orleans Magazine - December 19th, 2016

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Brennan's named to "Best Restaurants in the World" 2016 list by Conde Nast Traveler.

Conde Nast Traveler - September 20th, 2016

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Brennan's wine cellar honored with Wine Spectator's Best of Award of Excellence 2016

Wine Specator Magazine - July 6th, 2016

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Brennan's makes Wine Enthusiast’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants in America of 2016!

Wine Enthusiast Magaine - June 27th, 2016

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One of Ralph Brennan’s favorite boyhood places to play was the wine cellar at Brennan’s Restaurant, where his aunts Ella and Adelaide Brennan would let him loose while they worked the dinner service. It is fittingly full circle, then, that half a century later, Ralph oversees the French Quarter’s most regal—not to mention spirited—adult play group: breakfast at Brennan’s, a tradition that his uncle, Owen Brennan, established in the 1950s.

The Local Palate - February 1st, 2016

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Brennan's, a New Orleans classic restaurant, returns to former glory, earns four beans

Times Picayune - December 15th, 2015

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After a year of New Orleans’ particular seasons, sizing up the “new” Brennan’s on Royal Street

The New Orleans Advocate - December 14th, 2015

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How to Make Best Gumbo Ever -  According to Slade Rushing of New Orleans's revamped Brennan's, the secret to a great gumbo is perfecting the roux. Here, a step-by-step guide on how to do it at home.

Food & Wine Magazine - November 1st, 2015

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T&C Travel Guide: New Orleans, Louisiana - The best hotels, bars, restaurants, and shops in the Big Easy.

Town & Country Magazine - October 26th, 2015

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Brennan's: Five Best New Restaurants 2015 - October 21st, 2015

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The Best Breakfast Restaurants in America!

New York Post - October 19th, 2015

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The Real Bananas Foster with Ralph Brennan - The president of Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group discusses the history and technique behind one of America's defining desserts.

Saveur - October 6th, 2015

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The South's Best Restaurants 2015

Southern Living - September 1st, 2015

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Breakfasts here are as decadent as the dinners. Indeed, Breakfast at Brennan’s is a cookbook and a catchphrase for New Orleans high society. And what breakfasts! Turtle soup, eggs Sardou, egg yolk carpaccio, a croque madame royale that should come with a health warning: a prosciutto, truffle, gruyère cheese and arugula sandwich topped with a duck egg. 

The Telegraph UK - April 21st, 2015

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Though it’s pretty great all around, this Royal Street landmark (it was established in 1946 and has recently undergone a top-to-bottom revamp) is most famous for three things: the house-special brandy milk punch, the elaborate breakfast spread (Creole citrus crepes, crispy veal cheek grillades, escargot omelet…), and the lavish, borderline kitschy decor. 

goop - April 10th, 2015

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When Brennan's reopened in November, it was front-page news. 'It's the biggest story in this town since Hurricane Katrina,' says James Carville, the political analyst and New Orleans local, adding that the building 'is the best single piece of real estate in the city.

Departures - March 1st, 2015

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As other cities have lost their traditional restaurants as the result of changes in lifestyle, dining, time constraints and a fast-paced world, New Orleans has proudly clung to and supported establishments that stay true to the art of fine dining.

Restaurant Hospitality - February 1st, 2015

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Brennan's has reconnected with an old flame. Bananas Foster was invented at this New Orleans institution in 1951, and, after the restaurant's 2013 closure and expansive refurbishing, the flammable, rum-soaked dessert will once again light up the French Quarter.

National Geographic Traveler - February 1st, 2015

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The busiest meal of the day is still breakfast, which for many customers still begins with a cocktail and ends with dessert. At tableside trolleys inside the many dining rooms, bananas still go up in flames every few minutes.

New York Times - January 1st, 2015

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Brennan's, the legendary restaurant in the New Orleans French Quarter, has been reborn.

Elle Décor - January 1st, 2015

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The French Quarter's most iconic 16,000 square feet of restaurant is all gussied up with about 350 seats, a handful of taxidermy, and enough Rex trinkets to blow your memaw's mind. Add in new super chef Slade Rushing, a crazy meets classic bar program that includes champagne sabering, and you're pretty much looking at a fool proof date night or family breakfast destination.

New Orleans Eater - December 1st, 2014

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Caramelized bananas Foster originated at the legendary Brennan's in New Orleans. To transform it into a brunch dish, the restaurant's new chef Slade Rushing bakes the bananas on tender crepes.

Food & Wine - December 1st, 2014

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Brennan's of New Orleans reopens with pomp and flaming bananas Foster / Times Picayune - November 25th, 2014

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