While I’ve reported recently the plethora of new restaurants opening, I’ve been chastised by readers to tell the whole story. Restaurants do also close in Lafayette; it’s a tough business. Otter’s Chicken is the latest closure in a string this fall that includes Sage, Serranos, Phoenician Grill and Collage.
Local environmental groups, which have been protesting the adequacy of Food and Drug Administration seafood testing from the start of the BP oil spill in the Gulf, are adding their voices to the Natural Resources Defense Council’s findings.
I sat down at my desk last week, and as predictable as the maddening smell of bacon and brown gravy wafting up from the kitchens at Antlers filling the parking garage about 10 in the morning, my cube mate, Dege Legg, the Ind’s resident rock star, asked me what I was thinking about for lunch.
What’s good for the goose may not be so good for the grouper. Findings by the Natural Resources Defense Council in a survey of over 500 people in the Gulf states show that residents along the Gulf of Mexico eat far more seafood than the Food and Drug Administration figured when the federal government announced that Gulf seafood, post BP oil spill, was safe to eat.
Eleven a.m. on a Thursday morning, hunched in my writing hole, gulping my second cup of coffee, scanning the news on the net, and Times-Picayune restaurant writer Brett Anderson puts brunch in my face. It’s not fair.
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