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Deanie's Offers Special Holiday Gift Card Promotion

Posted by Karen Hales on Dec 12 2018

earn a $25 Gift Certificate with $100 Gift Card Purchase

Share a Taste of Deanie’s Seafood with Special Holiday Gift Card Promotion, available now through Dec. 31! Deanie’s Seafood Restaurants & Seafood Market are offering a $25 gift certificate with the purchase of $100 in Deanie’s gift cards.

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Topics: Holidays, Louisiana Seafood

Candyland Christmas Kicks Off with a Bang!

Posted by Karen Hales on Dec 11 2018

Enjoy a Holiday Tradition in the French Quarter with Candyland Christmas

Deanie’s Candyland Christmas started last Saturday with much joy and merriment had by all who attended. Vince Vance had the whole room cheerful atmosphere while the kids got to take photos with Santa and enjoy a delicious breakfast meal. There ares still two more dates coming up this weekend for more fun for the whole family!

All of the events are held at the Deanie’s location on 841 Iberville St. in the French Quarter. Guests can enjoy a wide range of holiday themed activities including holiday crafts, face painting, breakfast and photos with Santa, and plenty of dancing and sing-along to Vince Vance and the Valianettes.

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Topics: Candyland Christmas

Enjoying a New Orleans-style Christmas: food, family & fun!

Posted by Karen Hales on Nov 26 2018

New Orleans is best place for Christmas activities and gifts

Christmas in New Orleans 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 bound to get you in the Christmas spirit.  Deanie’s Seafood is Holiday Central, from a New Orleans-style holiday family program in the French Quarter for you and the kids, to gift cards for fresh Louisiana seafood from our market or shipped from Shopdeanies.com, to Pictures with Santa, to prepared holiday entrees, sides, casseroles and desserts for your Thanksgiving or Christmas table.

We’re highlighting our top picks for ringing in holiday cheer, as well as a few unique and locally-sourced gift ideas.

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Topics: Candyland Christmas

Serving Authentic Wild Louisiana Seafood

Posted by Karen Hales on Nov 20 2018

Why we serve Certified Authentic Wild Louisiana Seafood

Louisiana is known for our delicious seafood, but where does it all come from? One way to be sure of the quality of your seafood dish is to check to see if the product you are buying or menu you’ve selected it from has the Authentic Louisiana Certified Wild Seafood Logo. Restaurants, grocers and seafood markets displaying this logo are guaranteed to have the best quality wild seafood Louisiana straight from the Gulf Coast.

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Take Back Your Thanksgiving Holiday - Leave the Cooking to us

Posted by Karen Hales on Nov 16 2018

Offering traditional made-from-scratch holiday take-home menu

Imagine if you could still have all the traditional Thanksgiving recipes you love without having to put in all that work. The average American spends 15 hours preparing a Thanksgiving meal from scratch. Heating up the oven is a lot easier than starting from scratch: Take back your Thanksgiving holiday and leave the cooking to Deanie’s Seafood, where you can order a classic prepared Thanksgiving meal, and all you need to do is heat and serve!

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Celebrate the Holidays with Deanie’s Candyland Christmas Featuring Vince Vance

Posted by Karen Hales on Oct 19 2018

Deanie’s in the French Quarter offers Breakfast with Santa & Holiday Kids Show

Join Deanie’s Seafood to celebrate the holiday season in the French Quarter with a fun-filled holiday program both kids and adults will enjoy. Deanie’s Candyland Christmas featuring Vince Vance will be offered December 8, 9, 15 & 16 at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant, 841 Iberville St.

This New Orlean’s style holiday celebration includes a buffet breakfast, a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, memorable arts & crafts for the kids, an interactive holiday performance by Vince Vance and the Valianettes, and a dance train to Candyland station.

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Topics: Candyland Christmas

Hard Shell and Soft Shell Crabs

Posted by Karen Hales on Oct 17 2018

Differences between hard shell crabs and soft shell crabs

Looking from the outside, it can be hard to believe that soft shell crabs are the same species as hard shell crabs. Soft shell crabs are in fact blue crabs that have shed their hardened exterior shell. Hard and soft shell crabs are cooked in very different ways causing them to be a part of a diverse range of dishes, due mostly to the difference in their outer shell.

We'll share the best ways to eat and prepare both hard shell and soft shell crabs.

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Preorder your Prepared Holiday Meal from Deanie's

Posted by Karen Hales on Oct 11 2018

SHOW UP TO THANKSGIVING TABLE WITH DELICIOUS PRECOOKED MEAL 

Want the secret to a stress-free, delicious, enjoyable holiday meal? The secret: Don’t be stuck cooking in the kitchen for hours! Whether you’re hosting a holiday dinner and providing most of the food or looking to impress your friends and family with that one dish you committed to bring, we’re here to help. 

Simply show up to the Thanksgiving or Christmas table with our precooked take home dishes, then sit back and take all the credit. We promise we won't tell!

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Tips for Holiday Private Party Planning in New Orleans

Posted by Karen Hales on Oct 04 2018

Easy Steps to make Holiday Party Planning a Snap

Planning any party is a difficult task. Planning a party or event for a large group during the holidays, one of the busiest times of the year, is even more difficult. From finding the right venue to selecting the menus to choosing decorations, Deanie’s Seafood has plenty of experience organizing events during the holiday. We’re offering some tips to make the whole process go a little easier.

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Topics: Private Parties

Celebrate National Seafood Month with Louisiana seafood

Posted by Karen Hales on Oct 02 2018

October is National Seafood Month, best for Gulf shrimp, oysters, crab

For those looking for the best time of year to enjoy delicious domestic seafood, National Seafood Month officially takes place during October. Congress made this distinction 30 years ago to recognize one of America’s oldest industries.

If you are planning to enjoy some of the best seafood from restaurants and markets this month, make sure  you are getting the best quality.

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