Richard Brennan Sr., New Orleans restaurateur, dead at 84

March 15, 2015 10:43 PM

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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 84.

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

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