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Pinch A Palooza: A family-friendly festival in Bucktown

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Mar 30 2018

Crawfish Races, Kids Crawfish eating contest & Family fun

Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant each year delivers an outdoor festival providing free family fun with a focus on Louisiana’s favorite pasttime, the neighborhood crawfish boil. Deanie’s Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest takes place from noon to 8 p.m., Sun., April 22 at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant & Seafood Market in Bucktown, 1713 Lake Ave. in Metairie. With family-friendly entertainment from bands like Vince Vance & The Valiants and Cowboy Mouth, a fun dance performance by the 610 Stompers, and tons of boiled crawfish and Deanie’s crawfish specialties, Pinch A Palooza is a great family outing on the shores of Lake Pontchartrain.

The festival features live entertainment, a crawfish eating contest for adults and children, and a host of fun activities for kids. Better yet, admission and fest activities are free.

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Topics: kid friendly, New Orleans festival season, louisiana crawfish, crawfish festival, free crawfish festival

Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Festival Returns April 22

Posted by Karen Hales on Mar 28 2018

Crawfish Eating Contests for Kids and Adults; Cowboy Mouth Headlines 

METAIRIE, LA. —(March 28, 2017)—Just in time for crawfish season, Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant presents the 9th-annual Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest on on Sun., April 22 at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant & Seafood Market in Bucktown. Pinch A Palooza 2018 will feature live performances by The Topcats, Bucktown All-Stars, Vince Vance & The Valiants, Cowboy Mouth, and more—plus the 9th-annual Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Eating Contest.

The free outdoor seafood festival takes place from noon to 8 p.m., Sun., April 22 at Deanie’s Seafood’s original restaurant and seafood market in Bucktown, 1713 Lake Ave., Metairie. Admission is free.

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Topics: Pinch A Palooza, crawfish season, New Orleans festival season, best crawfish in new orleans

Deanie’s Announces Pinch A Palooza 2018 Lineup

Posted by Karen Hales on Mar 21 2018

Crawfish Eating Contests for Kids & Adults, Cowboy Mouth Headlines 

Deanie's presents a full day of free live music, activities and fun during its annual crawfish extravaganza, Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest 2018 from noon to 8 p.m., Sun., April 22 at Deanie's in Bucktown. The lineup features rock covers by local favorites The Top Cats; rock, soul & funk with Bucktown All-Stars; classic rock by Roux the Day, New Orleans originals from Louisiana Hall of Fame Inductee Vince Vance & The Valiants; Cowboy Mouth and more! Pinch A Palooza 2018 will be emceed by New Orleans artist, comedian and host Johnny Rock and feature a performance by the all-male dance krewe the 610 Stompers, who appear on the Pinch A Palooza stage for the 7th consecutive year.

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Topics: crawfish season, New Orleans music festival, crawfish festival, free crawfish festival, best crawfish in new orleans

Crawfish Season Prices Drop

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Mar 16 2018

Time is now for best crawfish in New Orleans 

The long awaited and highly anticipated crawfish season is here! Many mudbug lovers in Louisiana counted down the days until they could find crawfish, but an unpredictable period of cold weather delayed the start of the crawfish season, which affected both restaurants, seafood markets, and consumers who couldn’t wait to get their crawfish fix.

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Topics: crawfish, crawfish season, best place to eat boiled crawfish, crawfish boil, deanies seafood bucktown, best crawfish in new orleans, crawfish prices

Plan your Crawfish Boil in our Courtyard!

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Mar 08 2018

We offer perfect spot for FRENch Quarter private parties 

A local favorite in the heart of the French Quarter, Deanie’s Seafood restaurant offers a dining experience that reflects the unique atmosphere and authentic flavor of New Orleans. If you’re looking for some of the best and freshest Louisiana seafood and other regional specialties to feed a crowd, Deanie’s can deliver the quality of service and cuisine that will make your private function, reunion, incentive trip or corporate retreat a special event to remember.

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Topics: private party, crawfish boil, private dining new orleans, french quarter private party venue, new orleans private party venues

It’s Crawfish Season at Deanie’s in Bucktown!

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Feb 22 2018

Enjoy best crawfish in New Orleans 

Spring is a time when we can start to enjoy the weather, get outside with friends, family, and neighbors, and celebrate life! One of our favorite ways to do that is with a crawfish boil, and thankfully the highly anticipated crawfish season in New Orleans has officially begun. Besides being absolutely delicious, there are so many reasons to eat crawfish. 

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Topics: crawfish season, best place to eat boiled crawfish, boiled crawfish, how to peel crawfish, louisiana crawfish, best crawfish in new orleans

Treat your Valentine to Louisiana Seafood and Wine

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Feb 09 2018

Wine with seafood makes for perfect pairing  

What’s our idea of the perfect Valentine’s Day? Enjoying a glass of wine or an ice cold beer with Louisiana Seafood! As if gulf oysters, crawfish, and crabmeat weren’t delicious enough, the right pairing can truly enhance your dining experience… and your dinner date. Whether you’re planning to cook at home or going out for a meal, set the mood with the right pairings. We’ve got a few tips for selecting beer or wine with seafood.

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Topics: oyster season, wild louisiana seafood, seafood and wine pairings, beer and seafood pairings, wine with seafood, best wine for seafood, valentines day

Gulf Oysters are healthful, plentiful year round

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Jan 30 2018

Are raw oysters safe to eat? 

Right now is the best time to enjoy Gulf oysters. Although we love them fried and charbroiled, we’re also partial to a tray of ice-cold raw oysters on the half shell. Of over 150 varieties of oysters harvested and sold in North America, 70% of oysters produced in the United States are from the Gulf Coast. Gulf oysters are in season year-round, but they are largest between October and April.The health benefits of oysters are plentiful, they’re readily available, and best of all, they’re delicious. But are raw oysters safe to eat?  

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Topics: Favorite Place to get Raw Oysters, oyster season, gulf oysters, health benefits of oysters, are raw oysters safe

Tricentennial Celebrates NOLA Culture

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Jan 19 2018

300 Years of New Orleans Music and Food 

There's never been a better time to be in New Orleans! The Carnival Season has begun, crawfish season is just around the corner, and this year marks the 300th Anniversary of the Crescent City. There’s a buzz in the air, despite the recent cold weather. Our city’s unique history is something that locals are proud of, from our love for parades and costumes, to the city’s incredible architecture, to the booming culinary scene with more than 1,400 restaurants. Over 10 million visitors annually come to our city to experience our zest for music, food, and life!

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Topics: new orleans tricentennial, tricentennial

Deanie’s voted Best Seafood in New Orleans 2017

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Jan 04 2018

Deanie’s earns three No. 1 best seafood rankings

Deanie’s Seafood Restaurants have earned THREE No. 1 best seafood rankings in this year’s Tops of the Town 2017 readers’ survey awards from New Orleans Magazine. Deanie’s was crowned the Top Place for Seafood, Top Place for Raw Oysters and Top Place for Boiled Crawfish in New Orleans in this year’s survey.

In a city that is ranked in the top 100 for “Best Food Destinations of 2017,” locally owned Deanie’s Seafood strives to provide an unforgettable dining experience for our patrons.

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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, wild louisiana seafood, best seafood in new orleans

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