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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 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

What to do with all that Leftover Crawfish from your Crawfish Boil

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on May 18 2016

after the boil, delicious New Orleans crawfish recipes

After having friends and family stand for hours around a table heaped with spicy boiled crawdads with all the fixings--corn, potatoes, garlic, maybe a little celery and mushrooms, andouille sausage--sometimes there are crawfish boil leftovers.  Not a bad problem to have, we know.

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Topics: crawfish, cooking, crawfish season, Wild Louisiana crawfish, crawfish recipes, new orleans crawfish recipes, leftover crawfish

Family Recipes Flavor Seafood at Deanie's

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Apr 28 2016

BUCKTOWN, La. (WGNO TV)--March 6, 2015--Deanie's Seafood Restaurant in Bucktown remains one of the most popular destinations for seafood year-round, due in part to the fantastic taste of the food.

According to Chandra Chifici, this is no accident.  Chifici told ABC affiliate WGNO TV in New Orleans, "Everything needs to be seasoned well. 'Spice' doesn't necessarily mean it tastes better, and that's the way our mother has cooked and that's the way we've been taught to cook. All these recipes are family recipes from our parents that we still use in here today."

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Topics: New Orleans best seafood restaurant

Consumers Favor More Seafood

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Apr 25 2016

Fish is an appetite suppressant, health benefits of crawfish & other good news

An increasing awareness of health issues in the United Kingdom is making consumers consider more carefully what they eat and as a result, fish and shellfish could–and should–benefit from this.

It is a little-known fact that fish is an appetite suppressant. Trials have shown that eating fish stopped people feeling hungry sooner than other protein foods such as beef and chicken.

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Topics: fresh fish, healthy, Gulf Seafood, seafood, crawfish health benefits

Crawfish Special: $1.49 per lb. dine in thru Friday

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Apr 20 2016

Last Day, only in Bucktown

Pinch A Palooza continues now through Friday only at Deanie's Seafood in Bucktown with our boiled crawfish special.

Boiled crawfish are just $.99 per pound in Deanie's Seafood Market, $1.49 per pound in the restaurant.

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Topics: crawfish, crawfish season, best place to eat boiled crawfish, Deanie's in Bucktown, boiled crawfish

It’s an old-school New Orleans holiday party with Vince Vance, for a cause, at Deanie's in the Quarter

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Dec 10 2015

DAVID LEE SIMMONS| Special to The Advocate

Deanie’s Seafood sits at the intersection of Dauphine and Iberville streets in the French Quarter. The Vince Vance Kids Holiday Sing-Along & Dance Party sits 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.

They will gather for a third time for the special event, held over four dates, Dec. 12-13 and Dec. 19-20 at the restaurant, 841 Bienville 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, holidays

10 New Orleans Holiday Events to Enjoy this Season

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Dec 04 2015

Deanie's recommends Highlights of Christmas in New Orleans

Christmas New Orleans Style is truly THE best way to celebrate the holidays!  All around town, there are extravagant decorations, one-of-a-kind events, and wonderful lighting displays that are all family friendly. With over 60 different holiday events plus numerous hotels offering special Papa Noël packages, Deanie’s offers 10 New Orleans holiday favorites to enjoy this season.

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Topics: holiday season, Family Friendly, holidays

Celebrate tradition with New Orleans Thanksgiving recipes

Posted by Deanie's Seafood on Nov 05 2015

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

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