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Eater Talks | A Conversation with Clair Lorell and Chef Nina Compton

  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Monday October 23, 2023
  • Three Keys | Three Keys
  • 600 Carondelet St

In September Eater kicked off a book tour in celebration of the publication of its first-ever cookbook, Eater: 100 Essential Restaurant Recipes from the Authority on Where to Eat and Why It Matters, and are so excited to have a New Orleans stop along the way.

In partnership with the Ace Hotel New Orleans, Eater New Orleans editor Clair Lorell will sit down for a conversation with renowned chef Nina Compton, followed by a Q&A. There will be a food menu for sale inspired by Nina’s recipe in the book as well as her repertoire, Garden District Book Store will be onsite with books for purchase and signing, and much more. 

About Eater

Eater is a digital media brand dedicated to all things food and dining. The Eater brand comprises a national site covering food and dining culture, 25 city sites tracking local dining scenes, a robust YouTube channel featuring documentary-style videos about the inner workings of restaurants, and a variety of social channels, all run by a diverse team of writers, editors, producers, and contributors.

About Nina Compton 

Winner of the 2018 James Beard “Best Chef: South” and semi-finalist for 2023 James Beard “Outstanding Chef,” Nina Compton is Chef/Owner of award-winning restaurant Compère Lapin in New Orleans’ Warehouse District and Bywater American Bistro (BABs) in New Orleans’ “Sliver by the River” Bywater neighborhood. In March 2023, Compton opened Nina’s Creole Cottage –a fast-casual restaurant in Caesar’s New Orleans new celebrity chef food hall. Her latest venture, ShaSha Lounge: Social Aid and Pleasure Club, will open in mid-2023 as an NFT collaboration with several other top Chefs from across the United States. 

About Clair Lorell

Clair Lorell has been the editor of Eater New Orleans since 2018. Prior to that she managed Farm & Table New Orleans, a series of events connecting local chefs, farmers, and residents. Clair has previously worked for The Atlantic magazine, The Washington Post, Digiday, and the American Society of News Editors, where she managed a community engagement project with local news outlets around the country. 

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