A real estate ad posted this week has put a question mark over another beloved New Orleans restaurant.
Liuzza’s Restaurant & Bar at 3636 Bienville St. is for sale. Speculation instantly swirled as to the reasons behind the move for the historic restaurant, as other local institutions have been roiled by change during the coronavirus pandemic.
In an interview Tuesday, prroprietors Lori and Frank Bordelon said they are selling the restaurant to retire. At 61 and 73, respectively, they feel the time is right to pass the business on to a new owner and begin a new chapter of life with more time for family.
“It’s been a lot of fun, the restaurant has kept life very interesting, but it’s time to move on,” Frank Bordelon said.
They confirmed that the restaurant will remain open for business as usual while they own it, at least under the terms of whatever