Pinch A Palooza Festival a Highlight of New Orleans Festival Season
April 15, 2013–METAIRIE, LA.–Deanie's Seafood's fourth-annual Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest offers a day full of live entertainment and food at "New Orleans Favorite Seafood Restaurant." The party starts at noon and lasts until 8 p.m., Sun., April 21 at Deanie's original restaurant location, 1713 Lake Ave.
A portion of the proceeds from Pinch A Palooza supports the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation and its New Canal Lighthouse Museum & Education Center, which opens to the public this weekend.
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1. Deanie's Seafood Proprietors Celebrate 30 Years as Owner/Operators of 'New Orleans Best Seafood Restaurant'
NEW ORLEANS–Deanie's Seafood Proprietor Barbara Chifici has been nominated for recognition by the American Culinary Federation New Orleans Chapter as one of the ACF's "Best Chefs of Louisiana." Mrs. Chifici, owner/operator of Deanie's Seafood Restaurants for over 30 years, will be installed as one of the ACF-NO's "Best Chefs of Louisiana," during the premier food event of 2013, the "Louisiana Culinary Experience" April 8 at Generations Hall in New Orleans.
Deanie’s has built its name and reputation on fresh Louisiana seafood prepared with Deanie's signature seasonings in a fun and casual atmosphere. In business for more than 50 years, today Deanie’s operates Read the full story »
METAIRIE, LA–Deanie's Seafood Restaurant in Bucktown is one of the featured restaurants on the Jefferson Parish Oyster Trail, an experience focusing on Jefferson Parish restaurants serving Louisiana Oysters. The Jefferson Parish Oyster Trail is presented by Jefferson Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc. and the Louisiana Tourism Recovery Program.
Deanie's Owner Barbara A. Chifici said Deanie's is excited that Deanie's Seafood Restaurant & Seafood Market–a Bucktown original for more than 50 years–is one of the 12 restaurants showcased on the Oyster Trail.
"Louisiana Seafood is such a big part of our culture and economy. We're really proud to be able to contribute to continuing the tradition of great seafood, great friends and good times," Mrs. Chifici said. Read the full story »
NEW ORLEANS–Deanie’s Seafood highlights the bounty of Louisiana’s waters with a permanent art installation dedicated to the America’s WETLAND Foundation. Designed and created by New Orleans artist James Vella, the lifelike custom glass sculpture features a variety of fish native to Louisiana and is a centerpiece of Deanie’s Seafood restaurant in the French Quarter.
The 5-foot by 4-foot installation serves as a warm reminder of Deanie’s love for Louisiana’s unique culture and environment and is a tribute to the local fishing community. Read the full story »
Metairie, LA. –Chandra Chifici-Scarber, manager of Deanie’s Seafood’s original location at 1713 Lake Ave. in Bucktown, was appointed to represent the Louisiana Restaurant Association on the Louisiana Crawfish Promotion and Research Board. Read the full story »
Seasonal menu features traditional local favorites without the work
Metairie, LA–Nov. 12, 2012–This holiday season Deanie's Seafood serves up all the fixings for holiday parties with its Holiday Take Home Menu, available for Thanksgiving and for holiday celebrations throughout the month of December.
The seasonal menu features Deanie's secret recipes prepared with all fresh ingredients, offering a selection of prepared meats plus scrumptious homemade side dishes, soups, dressings and desserts ready to serve for your holiday gathering. Orders can be placed Tuesday through Sunday by calling Deanie's Seafood Market in Bucktown at 504-835-4638.
Deanie’s fan promotes Mile-High Platters and onion rings to The Advocate’s Smiley Anders
N’Awlins dining (Oct. 27, 20102)
Dear Smiley: Since you are now an extension to my native folks in N’Awlins per the Advocate’s new-found penetration into the Times-Pic’s market share, I hadn’t heard you mention a favorite seafood platter place: Deanie’s. Their “mile high” platters and onion rings are more than enough for me and Lady Maria.
So as the beloved late Buddy Diliberto was noted to promote on their ads: “If ya ain’t in Bucktown, baby, ya ain’t at the real Deanie’s!”
Baton Rouge (New Orleans transplant) Read the full story »
Deanie’s launches free family friendly open-air concert series
METAIRIE, LA.–Oct. 11, 2012–Deanie’s Seafood in Bucktown introduces its inaugural open-air fall concert series Deanie’s Bucktober Wednesdays beginning Oct. 17. Deanie’s Bucktober Wednesdays will feature live music, drink specials and, of course, great seafood from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Deanie’s Seafood in Bucktown, 1713 Lake Ave., Metairie. A free family friendly event, the series runs through Wed., Nov. 7. Each Wednesday, Deanie’s will showcase live performances by a diverse group of talented local bands: all original rock/skacore band, The Scorseses; The Revivalists Duo featuring David Shaw and Zack Feinberg; three-piece rock band Birdfinger; and the Go-go brass funk band Brass-A-Holics. Read the full story »
NEW ORLEANS–A frequent Deanie's Seafood patron, the Food Network's Paula Deen raved about Deanie's BBQ Shrimp during a cooking segment on New Orleans CBS affiliate WWL-TV while promoting her new cookbook. During the segment, in which Deen was preparing a healthy version of Sausage Gumbo, she discussed New Orleans culinary delights with a special emphasis on Deanie's Seafood's BBQ Shrimp recipe:
"There's no place in the world like N'Awlin's, y'all. No place! I'm telling you what, I went to Deanie's last night and had those BBQ Shrimp…Make your tongue want to slap your brains out, honey. Deanie put that bib around my neck, and I'm telling you, I was in it to win it last night!"
This isn't the first time Deen (can we call you "Paula Deanie's"?) has had raves for Deanie's Seafood. Read the full story »