New Orleans Dining

  • Humble Bagel Fills a Hole in the New Orleans Food Scene

    Humble Bagel Fills a Hole in the New Orleans Food Scene

    Humble Bagel opened in 2016 to fill a hole in the New Orleans food scene: fresh, fast breakfast food. In fact, according to the founder of the bakery, he learned much of what he...

  • Food News: December 2019

    Food News: December 2019

    Man vs. Fire … Across Lake Pontchartrain in Covington, a new restaurant named Pyre Provisions has ignited the appetites of Northshore denizens. Located in the space that formerly...

  • Revel in R?veillon  & Other Holiday Feasts

    Revel in Réveillon & Other Holiday Feasts

    All year round-from winter to summer and back again-there's always something to celebrate in New Orleans. Whether you're barhopping on Bourbon Street or relaxing in City Park, a...

  • Fried Catfish: A Southern Secret

    Fried Catfish: A Southern Secret

    Like the recipe for your Great Aunt Edie's flaky, buttermilk biscuits, many chefs and restaurants jealously guard the secret behind their signature dishes. Consider Olive Garden's...

  • Taking It Light:  Try A Mocktail

    Taking It Light: Try A Mocktail

    Whether it's to regain some health or save some wealth, we all like to take it easy on the alcohol from time to time; however, living in a place where imbibing is nearly expected,...

  • Make Your Way Down the Oyster Trail

    Make Your Way Down the Oyster Trail

    The Taste of Louisiana Oyster Trail is the perfect place to find the best of this local favorite dish. On November 13-14, visitors and locals alike are invited to enjoy this day...

  • Great Date Night Bars

    Great Date Night Bars

    Whether it's a first date, the 50th, or a celebration for your spouse's new promotion, these date night bars all have a few things in common that go beyond carefully crafted drink...

  • Food News: November 2019

    Food News: November 2019

    Preserving a classic … The beloved neighborhood spot Parasol's Restaurant & Bar has changed hands again after the previous owners were unable to renew the liquor license due to...

  • Where to Get a Bite Before Your Flight: The Restaurants at the New Terminal

    Where to Get a Bite Before Your Flight: The Restaurants at the New Terminal

    At last, the new terminal at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is open! The $1 billion terminal offers many amenities, but the new restaurant row takes...

  • Food News: Halloween 2019

    Food News: Halloween 2019

    It's so hard to say goodbye … Accomplished chef and entrepreneur Carl Schaubhut passed away early last month after a long battle with esophageal and gastric cancer. A...

  • SoBou Celebrates Tacos & Tequila Every Tuesday

    SoBou Celebrates Tacos & Tequila Every Tuesday

    You may have stumbled upon the French Quarter eatery SoBou (South of Bourbon) by now, but have you ever had the pleasure of dining on one of their fantastic, ever changing tacos...

  • Food News: September 2019

    Food News: September 2019

    Under the live oaks … The family-friendly restaurant Acorn, created by Dickie Brennan & Co., opened recently inside the brand new Louisiana Children's Museum at New Orleans...

  • Hidden Gems in the GNO

    Hidden Gems in the GNO


    What exactly do we mean when we say a restaurant is a "hidden gem?" Is it small? Precious? Priceless? Is it actually hidden? Is it tucked away behind a curtain or a...

  • Food News for September 2019

    Food News for September 2019

    Behind the stick … Chef Nina Compton and her husband Larry Miller have unveiled a new cocktail program, under the direction of recently-appointed Head Bartender Jordan Deis, at...

  • Broad Street Cider:  Broad Cider House Rules

    Broad Street Cider: Broad Cider House Rules

    Created by Jon Moore with Diana Powell, Broad Street Cider, or BSC, opened in July 2017. After living in California for all of their lives, Jon and Diana moved to New Orleans in...

  • Food News for August 2019

    Food News for August 2019


    At long last …Ever since I tasted their talent at an Old Portage pop-up inside The Tap Room at NOLA Brewing Company, I have been waiting for Amarys and Jordan Herndon...

  • Food News for July 2019

    Food News for July 2019

    Saying goodbye to the Queen … Food-lovers in New Orleans and across the globe were crushed to learn of the passing of one of our city's greatest living legends, Leah Chase. Not...

  • Five of New Orleans?s Favorite 24/7 Restaurants

    Five of New Orleans’s Favorite 24/7 Restaurants

    There is something magical about a restaurant that never closes; it exists in a time loop of early-morning truckers, mid-day tourists, and late-night intoxicated college students....

  • Round the Dinner Table: Where Y?at Writers? Favorite Dishes

    Round the Dinner Table: Where Y’at Writers’ Favorite Dishes

    As important to life as air and water, food is one of the many claims to fame that New Orleans has under its belt. Whether it be a traditional New Orleans dish or even some simple...

  • Best Local Pies of New Orleans

    Best Local Pies of New Orleans

    When the topic of pie comes up, New Orleanians often lament the loss of Hubig's, the historic bakery destroyed by a fire in 2012. Hubig's fruit-filled hand pies were a staple at...

  • Around the Dinner Table

    Round the Dinner Table

    Round the Dinner Table:
    Where Y'at Writers' Favorite Dishes As important to life as air and water, food is one of the many claims to fame that New Orleans has under its...

  • Pop-Up Power

    Pop-Up Power: Great Pop-Up Restaurants in New Orleans

    New Orleans is a food town, to say the very least. Some of our restaurants have been proudly operating for over 100 years, foodies closely follow new restaurants as they open up,...

  • Food News for June

    Food News for June 2019

    Kelly Fields of Willa Jean Bringing home the Beard… All congratulations to Kelly Fields, who recently came home with the 2019 James Beard Award for Outstanding Pastry...

  • A History of Souffl? Potatoes

    A History of Soufflé Potatoes

    Puffed Up and Ready to Go If you went out into the French Quarter and asked any random person what his or her favorite New Orleans food dish is, you'd probably hear some...

  • Some of the Best Ways for College Students to Procrastinate Studying

    Some of the Best Ways for College Students to Procrastinate Studying

    College weekends can easily become a cycle of waking up at noon and strolling to the dining hall before returning back to your room to binge-watch a new series on Netflix until...

  • Copper Vine Kicks Brunch Up A Notch

    Copper Vine Kicks Brunch Up A Notch

    The new wine pub Copper Vine has been making headlines since they opened just a few months ago. From the plant-encased patio to the contemporary bar, Copper Vine is like a fresh...

  • Sac-a-Lait Restaurant Offers Louisiana Fare that is Fresh, Inventive, and Delicious

    Sac-a-Lait Restaurant Offers Louisiana Fare that is Fresh, Inventive, and Delicious

    Exceptional food, innovative craft cocktails, and a cool vibe is what you’ll find at Sac-a-Lait. This charming restaurant, housed in a renovated cotton mill built in 1882, is...

  • Chef Kenneth Temple: Cookin' It in the 'Trap'

    Chef Kenneth Temple: Cookin' It in the 'Trap'

    "I call it Southern Creole." ~ Private Chef Kenneth Temple With an impressive culinary resume that includes a Bachelors of Science from The John Folse Culinary...

  • Food Coma: The Tales of Chef Ryan's 'House Calls'

    Food Coma: The Tales of Chef Ryan's "House Calls"

    “My mom is the one who inspires me.” ~ Chef Ryan Tapp When you think of New Orleans, food and libations will always come to mind. Let’s not even mention the...

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