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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 Amazon.com.  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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Deanie’s looks forward to 2015 crawfish season

Posted by Maggie Robert on Jan 07 2015

Season’s predictions: when to get your expertly seasoned Louisiana crawdads

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Deanie’s “Ask A Local” Holiday Edition

Posted by Maggie Robert on Dec 03 2014

Deanie's staff share favorite New Orleans holiday traditions

Dec. 3 2014 - At Deanie’s Seafood, we believe there is nothing like the holidays in New Orleans. From Christmas in the Oaks at City Park to holiday concerts at St. Louis Cathedral and the French Quarter adorned in lights, New Orleans is a magical place to get into the holiday spirit.

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Deanie’s Seafood Presents Free Outdoor Concert Series: Bucktober Fridays

Posted by Maggie Robert on Sep 30 2014

METAIRIE—September 30, 2014—Deanie’s Seafood Restaurants & Seafood Market will celebrate National Seafood Month with its flavorful third-annual Bucktober fall concert series.

Enjoy the cool evenings of October with great local music and fresh Louisiana seafood at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant in Bucktown, 1713 Lake Ave. in Metairie, during Bucktober Fridays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday in October. Featuring Deanie’s full menu plus Charbroiled Oysters grilled to order, Bucktober Fridays is Deanie’s free outdoor concert series celebrating local sounds and seafood at a New Orleans original and one of “New Orleans’ Best Seafood Restaurants” (Gambit Weekly Best of Awards 2014). Information is available at Deanies.com/Bucktober. Updates and details on #Bucktoberfridays is available on Deanie’s Facebook page and on Twitter.

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Eating fish is healthy and easy in the Gulf Region

Posted by Maggie Robert on Sep 23 2014

In recent years, people have become more conscious of healthy eating and want to eat lighter foods. The American Heart Association recommends eating fish at least two times per week. This means two servings of 3.5 ounces of cooked fish or about ¾ cup of flaked fish.

Fish is an excellent source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids and it’s usually low in saturated fat. Eating fish is believed to reduce the risk of dying of heart disease, and a recent study found eating baked or broiled fish weekly boosts brain health.

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Deanie's 'Bucktober Fridays' outdoor concert series kicks off Oct. 3

Posted by Karen Hales on Sep 09 2014

NEW ORLEANS—September 12, 2014—Today the iconic Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant & Seafood Market announced the line-up for its third annual Bucktober fall concert series. Celebrate the cool evenings of October with great local music and fresh Louisiana seafood at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant in Bucktown, 1713 Lake Ave. in Metairie, during Bucktober Fridays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday in October.

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FOX 8 anchor Greg Adaline tries raw oysters for the first time at Deanie's

Posted by Maggie Robert on Sep 03 2014

NEW ORLEANS—September 3, 2014—New Orleans' WVUE Fox 8 recently brought their new anchor Greg Adaline to Deanie's Seafood in Bucktown to experience Louisiana seafood and raw oysters for the first time. A recent Michigan transplant, Greg is new to the food and culture of New Orleans.

The Fox 8 team took Greg around the city to give him a taste of the quintessential New Orleans experiences. Greg and co-anchor Shelley Brown visited the original Deanie's Seafood's original location in Bucktown, where they sampled our fried Crab Claws, Seafood Gumbo, our famous fried Seafood Platter, Coconut Custard Bread Pudding and, for Greg's first time, Raw Oysters. Co-anchor, Shelley Brown explains to Greg that in New Orleans, "We live to eat." Greg's Deanie's favorites were the Crawfish Dressing Balls on our Seafood Platter and Deanie's Seafood Gumbo.

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Sustainable practices ensure you can keep coming back for more

Posted by Karen Hales on Aug 01 2014

Aug. 1, 2014--The idea of sustainability is getting more attention as restaurants and other businesses make sustainable sourcing of seafood a priority. Seafood harvested in the United States under goes a rigorous management process to ensure the seafood you eat in your home or restaurant will be available for generations to come.

Sustainability also plays a large role in our region’s economy: Louisiana’s seafood industry, not including imports, generated 30,676 jobs in the state in 2011, and Louisiana leads the Gulf states in seafood sales with nearly $1.5 billion in sales in 2011. (Source: NOAA’s Fisheries Economics of the U.S.)

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TripAdvisor, Where Y'at honor Deanie's

Posted by Maggie Robert on Jun 13 2014

NEW ORLEANS—June 4, 2014—A New Orleans tradition for over 50 years, Deanie’s Seafood Restaurants continue to receive praise from locals and visitors alike for their superior New Orleans cuisine, plentiful portions and friendly service.

A favorite place for fresh Louisiana seafood prepared in Deanie’s signature Creole seasonings, Deanie’s has earned two recent accolades based on customer feedback and reviews: the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and No. 2 "Best Seafood Restaurant" in New Orleans from local entertainment pub, Where Y'at.

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Deanie’s earns Louisiana Wild Seafood seal

Posted by Karen Hales on Apr 03 2014

NEW ORLEANS—April 3, 2014—Deanie's Seafood Restaurants and Seafood Market announces it is the first restaurant and seafood market in the Greater New Orleans region to have earned Louisiana Wild Seafood Certification, guaranteeing our customers and patrons that the seafood they enjoy is natural, sustainable and sourced from Louisiana waters.

The voluntary Louisiana Seafood Certification Program guarantees that seafood bearing the “Certified Authentic Louisiana Wild Seafood” label is caught in the Gulf of Mexico or Gulf Coast state waters by Louisiana licensed fishermen and is landed, processed, and packaged in Louisiana.

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A NEW ORLEANS FAVORITE

For over 50 years

Recognized for serving the best seafood in New Orleans at its restaurants and seafood market, Deanie's Seafood is a favorite place for fresh Wild Louisiana seafood prepared in our signature Creole seasonings.

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