Commander's Palace en Dan Davis The Wine Guy Wins Grand Award For Commander's Palace <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ella Brennan, owner of Commander’s Palace and </span>doyenne<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of the New Orleans restaurant community, had wanted to win the Grand Award from Wine Spectator magazine for a very long time. </span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">When that happened in 2013</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, she gave full credit to the restaurant’s wine director, Dan Davis. On this week’s <em>Notes from New Orleans</em>, Sharon </span>Litwin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talks with Davis about how a Mississippi boy got into the world of wine.</span></p><p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 54045 at Commander's Commanders <p><span style="color: rgb(23, 54, 93); font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">In a city known for fine restaurants, <a href="" target="_blank">Commander’s Palace</a> is both a New Orleans legend and an ever-evolving enterprise, as revered behind the scenes among chefs and service industry workers as it is to the dining public.</span></p> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Peter Ricchiuti 23975 at Beverages Garnished with Distinction at Commander's Palace <p>Fine wines exploded&nbsp;in popularity&nbsp;during the 1980&#39;s and 90&#39;s, and soon after there was a proliferation of mirco-breweries in America. Now, the demand for specialty cocktails has surged across the country. Nobody understands that more than Commander&#39;s Palace&#39;s <a href="">Ti Martin</a>, who&#39;ll step up to the microphone on this week&#39;s <em>Notes from New Orleans</em>. Thu, 02 Aug 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 16886 at