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Breads On Oak Adds A Bar; Marine & Navy Corps Eat Free At Lüke November 10
Nov 2015

CBD— Speaking of John Besh, chef and Marine Corps vet who served in Desert Storm: his bistro hotspot Lüke (333 St. Charles Ave.) celebrates the Marine Corps birthday on Tuesday, November 10, for the 8th year in a row, with Marine and Navy Corps invited to eat and drink for free from 11 a.m. until close—Chef Drake Leonards has even prepared a specialty complimentary menu, and there will be a block party out front. Update: Marines eat free starting at 3 p.m. [Eaterwire]

Brewsday Tuesday: Oktoberfest celebrations
Sep 2015

SEP 15, 2015

Great Raft Brewing’s third iteration of its “Provisions and Traditions” series collaboration with the John Besh Foundation is an oak-aged Marzen/Oktoberfest style brewed with Restaurant Luke’s chef Drake Leonards. It will be released at Luke (333 St Charles Ave., 504-378-2840) on Sept. 23.

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Sep 2015

By: Nora McGunnigle, Gambit New Orleans

Great Raft Brewing's third iteration of its "Provisions and Traditions" series collaboration with the John Besh Foundation is an oak-aged Marzen/Oktoberfest-style brewed with Luke's chef Drake Leonards. It will be released at Luke (333 St. Charles Ave., 504-378-2840; on Sept. 23.

Brewsday Tuesday: New releases from Louisiana breweries
Jul 2015

Great Raft Brewing is releasing its third volume of Provisions and Traditions in conjunction with the John Besh Foundation. The newest version is an oak-aged marzen, a traditional German fall beer style, made with Louisiana cane sugar. It will be brewed in collaboration with Luke chef Drake Leonards and released in September.

The Best Hotel & Restaurant Pairings
Jan 2015

By: Christopher Garland, Go Nola

When traveling to a city, there are two main considerations — where are we going to stay and where are we going to eat. In many cases, these are two distinct endeavors: We’ll get a room here, and we’ll go out for food and drinks there. However, this approach can overlook another important option, the hotel restaurant.

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