This week, New Orleans restaurants have begun the process of reopening, as local regulations loosen. These restaurants are offering varying levels of service and return to operation, per their specific region's guidelines.
According to NOLA.com reporting, Middendorf's is opening this week with outdoor seating and take-away service. This is in keeping with the area's regulations. Middendorf's, known for their thin-fried catfish, is accepting customers today.
Parkway Bakery and Tavern offers a wealth of po-boys, including a delectable fried shrimp variety. Parkway isn't the only institution opening back up, as Café du Monde at City Park also opened its Timken Center location, offering access via their street-side window.
Acorn is also offering the New Orleans area pick-up services, for those looking to get a piece of the American dining they are known for. The service is open 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Also open for business right now is Café Reconcile, which offers takeout only. The restaurant is running a custom menu that is a reduced version of their normal fare. They are open from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., for those looking to plan their meals for the day. Their daily lunch plate is catfish, which comes with two sides and is cooked to your preferred method.
New Orleans icon and bastion of good fried chicken, Willie Mae's Scotch House, is offering pickup services for those looking to get their fried-goodness fix. The restaurant is open Monday through Friday, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Daiwa is the perfect place for those looking to for sushi in the midst of these troubling times. The service is offering to-go only but should sate your desire for the Japanese delicacy. The restaurant is open from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
1000 Figs, a great restaurant that recently reopened on Thursday, May 7, offers a menu full of distinguished cuisine. The menu will fulfill your Mediterranean flavor desires, with offering like hummus, baba ghanouj, and many others, all of which are available for takeout, as well as delivery via Uber Eats.
Ancora is also available for take-away with a pared-down menu to minimize risk for those working in the kitchen. The kitchen will be open between 12 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Gris Gris, on the other hand, is not currently open but has plans to open soon. For your Gris Gris fix you will, sadly, just have to wait.