Death of Richard "Dick" Brennan, Sr.

March 14, 2015
New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans restaurateur dies
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Richard J. "Dick" Brennan Sr., who helped turn Commander's Palace restaurant into a world-famous destination for Creole cuisine and co-founded one of the city's best-loved Mardi Gras organizations, has died at age 83.

A publicist for Dickie Brennan & Co., the restaurant group run by his son, said the elder Brennan died Saturday.

Richard Brennan was the brother of Owen Brennan, founder of Brennan's Restaurant in the French...

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