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Vince Vance’s ‘Christmas State of Mind’

Posted by Karen Hales on Nov 24 2015

Kids Holiday program headliner celebrates 25th anniversary of hit song ‘All I Want for Christmas is You’

Growing up in the French Quarter, he’s an established local name. Celebrating the 25th 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. Vince Vance, a New Orleans native known both for his music and attention-grabbing image, will provide family-friendly entertainment with the Vince Vance Kids Holiday Sing-Along & Dance Party this December at Deanie’s Seafood in the French Quarter.

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Topics: holiday music, holiday season

Nothing Brings Family Together Like the Retelling of Holiday Cooking Disasters

Posted by Karen Hales on Nov 19 2015

Start a new Tradition with Deanie’s Holiday Take-Home Menu

One of our favorite Thanksgiving traditions was watching “The Accidental Tourist,” a movie about a family of socially awkward, quirky siblings living together well into middle age that features a quietly hilarious and torturous Thanksgiving Dinner. The sister, Rose, grossly undercooks a Thanksgiving turkey as the family suffers an agonizingly long wait for it to finish baking in an oven heated to 150 degrees. When the pallid bird is finally placed on the table, her brothers opt instead to double-up on the sides, while only her suitor, Julian, bravely forges into the pink poultry. It’s a small triumph. “He ate my turkey,” she exclaims.

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Topics: holiday season, holidays

Unique holiday party ideas for your clients or office

Posted by Karen Hales on Nov 17 2015

Deanie's Seafood offers alternative to the office potluck

Are you tired of the same old holiday party and looking for a fun alternative to the office potluck or ugly sweater party? Deanie’s Seafood offers two private dining rooms and a beautiful courtyard tastefully decorated for the holidays at our French Quarter location.

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Topics: holiday party, private party

Planning a stress-free Thanksgiving Dinner

Posted by Karen Hales on Nov 10 2015

More and more people prefer to leave the cooking and cleaning to others to enjoy their Thanksgiving holiday celebrating family and friends. While dining out is certainly an option, there are plenty of ways to have a stress-free holiday while entertaining for Thanksgiving. For those who want an eat-at-home experience for a lot less work, there is always Deanie’s Seafood’s classic Holiday Take-Home Menu featuring traditional Thanksgiving dishes, homemade desserts and a fine showcase of seafood dishes,

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Topics: holiday season

Celebrate tradition with New Orleans Thanksgiving recipes

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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 Thanksgiving recipes. Whether that’s your grandmother’s green bean casserole, your sister-in-law’s gravy, or your neighbor’s six different types of pie, it’s our traditions that bring us comfort—especially in Louisiana!  

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Topics: holidays, New Orleans recipes

Deanie's presents Vince Vance Kids Holiday program

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Nov 04 2015

Join breakfast with Santa & kids holiday dance party!

Saturday and Sunday, December 12-13, 19-20 from 9am-11:30am

What can be better than a visit with Santa than breakfast with Santa and a fun holiday performance and Christmas sing-along with Vince Vance? Vance and his helpers, the Valianettes, will entertain with the family-friendly Vince Vance Kids Holiday Sing-Along & Dance Party once again at Deanie's Seafood Restaurant in the French Quarter over four dates in December.

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Topics: holiday season

Let Deanie’s Help with your Holiday Meal Preparation

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Oct 28 2015

Deanie's Holiday Take-Home Menu Offers Louisiana favorites

Planning on preparing an authentic Louisiana meal this holiday season? With Deanie’s on your team, you won’t have to do it alone! Thanksgiving is just a month away, and our popular Holiday Take-Home Menu is here to help again this year, offering delicious and otherwise time-consuming dishes to reinforce your Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday menu.

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Topics: holiday take-home menu, holiday season

Bucktober Fridays returns Oct. 2

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Oct 02 2015

Deanie’s Seafood welcomes our neighbors and friends to a live outdoor concert series at our original location in Bucktown. Deanie's will be serving up the best Louisiana Wild Seafood and great local bands will be featured to kick off the 4th annual event.

Presented by the Bucktown Philanthropic Trust, Bucktober Fridays runs on Fridays in the month of October and features great bands like Vince Vance & The Valiants, Brent Rozell & The Soulmates, and MJ & The Redeemers. Performance dates are October 2, 9, 16 and 30. With the rest of Bucktown, Deanie's will celebrate the season at the Bucktown Seafood Festival on October 23, and hope to see you there too!

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Topics: Bucktown, Louisiana seafood, live music

Deanie’s Seafood featured in 'New Orleans’ Best Seafood Restaurants'

Posted by Karen Hales on Sep 22 2015

Author Ann Benoit publishes new book featuring top seafood restaurants

One of the many charms of New Orleans and its surrounding areas is its bounty of restaurants, especially those known for their seafood. An area favorite is Deanie’s Seafood, whose reputation as a well-loved eating establishment has kept the Chifici family running it successfully for 33 of its 50+ years.

Deanie’s has earned its place in New Orleans’ Best Seafood Restaurants by award-winning author Ann Benoit, a new book published by Pelican Publishing and released this month on  Benoit also has published New Orleans Best Ethnic Restaurants as well as Broussard’s Restaurant and Courtyard Cookbook, both of which received the Editor's Choice for Top 20 Louisiana Cookbooks for Great American Eats - Amazon's Favorite Cookbooks Coast to Coast.

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Topics: restaurant, seafood

Bucktown Seafood Festival Partners with Deanie's Seafood

Posted by Karen Hales on Sep 17 2015

Deanie's is title sponsor of  18th-annual festival Oct. 23-25

METAIRIE, LA.–Sept. 17, 2015–The Bucktown Seafood Festival and St. Louis King of France School are thrilled to announce their partnership with Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant, a Bucktown institution for more than 50 years.

Deanie’s Seafood is title sponsor of this year’s Bucktown Seafood Festival and will provide all the amazing seafood dishes that Bucktown is known for in the Metro New Orleans area and around the world, including Charbroiled Oysters, Seafood Gumbo, Fried Catfish, Fried Shrimp, Crawfish Balls, and more.

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Topics: Bucktown, seafood festival


For over 50 years

Deanie's Seafood is loved by locals as the "Best Seafood Restaurant" (Times Picayune), “Best Place for Crawfish” (Tops of the Town 2014, New Orleans magazine) and the favorite place for fresh Louisiana seafood prepared in our signature Creole seasonings.

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