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Deanie's Seafood Celebrates "Best of" Achievements

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Dec 28 2016

accolades INCLUDE NEW ORLEANS' BEST SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

In a city with more than 1,400 restaurants, Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant works hard to deliver a truly authentic dining experience.  As a locally owned business known for serving the best seafood in New Orleans, we’ve cultivated and fine tuned our family recipes for the past 55 years.

Deanie’s is a powerhouse in fresh-from-the-Gulf seafood offerings, and all our dishes are made from scratch using the highest quality ingredients.  Whether our customers are celebrating a special occasion, enjoying a weekday meal with friends or family, or visitors looking for the best seafood around, every day we strive to be New Orleans’ Best Seafood Restaurant!  Here is a roundup of this past year’s accolades:

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Topics: Louisiana seafood, best seafood restaurant, New Orleans best seafood restaurant, Best Place for Crawfish, best place to eat boiled crawfish, bbq shrimp

Celebrate with Traditional Holiday Seafood Recipes

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Dec 21 2016

Enjoy traditional Louisiana holiday dishes like our Seafood stuffed MIrlitons

Christmas is a time to celebrate with friends and family, reflect on the year’s blessings, and honor culinary traditions by pulling out your New Orleans holiday recipes. No matter where you live, you can enjoy traditional holiday seafood recipes, and we're sharing our recipe for a classic Louisiana dish, Crab & Shrimp Stuffed MIrlitons, which is featured on Deanie's Holiday Take Home Menu.

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Topics: holiday take-home menu, crab and shrimp stuffed mirlitons, holiday recipes, Stuffed mirlitons recipe

Deanie's old-school holiday party with Vince Vance celebrates Christmas New Orleans style

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Dec 12 2016

Deanie's festive holiday display & holiday kids party brings Christmas cheer to the French Quarter

DAVID LEE SIMMONS| Special to The Advocate
*Article Published in Dec. 2015


Deanie’s Seafood sits at the intersection of Dauphine and Iberville streets in the French Quarter. The Vince Vance Kids Holiday Sing-Along & Dance Partysits at the intersection of the dreams of two close friends: bandleader Vince Vance and Deanie’s owner Barbara A. Chifici, old-school New Orleanians seeking to rekindle the spirit of holidays gone by.

This year, they will gather for a fourth time for the special event, held over four dates, Dec. 10-11 and Dec. 17-18 at the restaurant, 841 Iberville St.

Vince Vance, backed by the all-female Valianettes, will perform holiday songs — including his chart-topping classic “All I Want for Christmas Is You” — while also premiering songs from a new EP by Vince & The Valiants, “Christmas State of Mind."

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Topics: holiday music, holiday season, Family Friendly, holidays

Top 10 Must-See Christmas Events in New Orleans

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Dec 02 2016

Our Favorite New Orleans Holiday Events

Each year, the city pulls out all the stops to celebrate Christmas New Orleans Style. With 79 different seasonal events this December—including 13 free events—and numerous hotels offering special Papa Noël packages to entice visitors to visit New Orleans, Deanie’s offers 10 Must-See holiday events to celebrate Christmas in New Orleans. At the top of our list, of course, is Deanie's Holiday Kids Sing-Along & Dance Party at Deanie's Seafood Restaurant in the French Quarter.

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Topics: holiday season, Family Friendly, holidays

Celebrate Thanksgiving with Traditional Holiday Recipes

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Nov 21 2016

Enjoy traditional Louisiana holiday dishes like our Seafood stuffed MIrlitons


Thanksgiving is a time to relax with friends and family, reflect on the year’s blessings, and honor culinary traditions by pulling out your New Orleans holiday recipes. Whether that’s your grandmother’s green bean casserole, your sister-in-law’s cranberry sauce, or your neighbor’s six different types of pie, it’s our traditions that bring us comfort— no matter where you live!  Stuffed MIrlitons are a classic Louisiana dish during the holidays.

Often it's the Thanksgiving sides that steal the show, and more often than not, those dishes include a taste of the fresh local seafood available this time of year, including crab, shrimp and oysters.

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Topics: Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving recipes, holiday recipes, Stuffed mirlitons recipe

Celebrate Christmas in New Orleans with Deanie's Holiday Kids Show with Vince Vance

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Nov 18 2016

Join US For breakfast with Santa & kids holiday SHOW

Also, Free Photos with Santa, 6-10 pm, Dec. 9-10, 16-17

Celebrate the magic of the season with a fun holiday performance and Christmas sing-along at Deanie's Seafood in the French Quarter, Dec. 10-11 and 17-18. Deanie's Holiday Kids Sing-Along & Dance Party wih Vince Vance is a New Orleans-style holiday celebration featuring free photos with Santa, a full buffet breakfast, arts & crafts, and a special holiday performance and sing-along with Vince Vance & The Valianettes.

A portion of the proceeds for Deanie's New Orleans Christmas celebration benefits Angels Place, Inc. of New Orleans, a charity for families with children with life-threatening illnesses. Deanie's also will offer free photos with Santa in the French Quarter.

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Topics: holiday music, kid friendly, holiday season

Deanie's Holiday Kids Program highlights Louisiana Music Hall of Famer Vince Vance

Posted by Karen Hales on Nov 16 2016

Vance leads new orleans' most unique Holiday program for kids, celebrates his 'Christmas state of mind'

Growing up in the French Quarter, Vince Vance is an established local name. Celebrating the 26th anniversary of the release of his hit song “All I Want for Christmas is You,” he’ll be on the minds of many as they tune their radios to holiday music this Christmas season. Vance, a New Orleans native known both for his music and attention-grabbing image, will provide family-friendly entertainment during Deanie's Holiday Kids Sing-Along & Dance Party over four dates this December at Deanie’s Seafood in the French Quarter.

One of New Orleans' most unique holiday program for kids, Deanie's Holiday Kids program featuring Vince Vance will be celebrated at 9 a.m., Sat. & Sun., Dec. 10-11 and 17-18. Tickets are available online.

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Topics: holiday music, Vince Vance Kids Holiday program, holiday season

Thanksgiving Crawfish Recipes add dash of Louisiana

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Nov 15 2016

Crawfish Recipes for your Thanksgiving table

If you’ve celebrated the holidays in Louisiana, you’ve probably experienced crawfish as part of a traditional Thanksgiving or Christmas meal. Crawfish are a staple of Southern cuisine, and the history of crawfish and the crawfish industry is an important part of Louisiana culture. If you’re considering making crawfish a part of your holiday celebration this year, these tasty Thanksgiving crawfish recipes will make it easy to bring a taste of Louisiana to your holiday table.

Mudbugs are readily available in November and December, from live to frozen tails sold in pretty much any grocery store.  They are affordable, easy to cook with, and crawfish are good for you.

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Topics: Thanksgiving crawfish recipes

Deanie’s Seafood offers Holiday Take Home Menu

Posted by Karen Hales on Nov 10 2016

Thanksgiving, Christmas holiday menu features traditional New Orleans favorites

Metairie, LA– Nov. 10, 2016– From Cajun Fried Turkeys, Stuffed Mirlitons and homemade cheesecakes, 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 New Orleans holiday 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 by calling Deanie’s Seafood Market in Bucktown at 504-835-4638.

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Topics: holiday take-home menu, holiday season, christmas in New Orleans

How to Take the Headache out of Planning a Holiday Office Party

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Nov 08 2016

New Orleans Holiday Private Dining Planning Tips

Let’s say it’s seven weeks from Christmas and it’s your job to put together the company Christmas Party. And you’re just now getting around to it. Whether hosting a small gathering in your home, planning a long holiday luncheon at a restaurant, or a swanky affair at a private party venue in the French Quarter, once you have the basics down (invitation list, location, type of party and party theme) you can begin planning those special extra touches that will make your holiday event one to remember. Here’s a quick checklist to get your party off the ground and successfully planned and celebrated.

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Topics: New Orleans, New Orleans food, private dining new orleans, nola dining, holiday office party, event planning, holidays in new orleans

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