New Orleans Dining

  • 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...

  • Copper Vine: Deep Roots, New Restaurant

    Copper Vine Hosts Wine Dinner on November 14

    Copper Vine has deep roots in New Orleans. Its home at 1100 Poydras street is in the register of historic buildings. The owner of the restaurant, Kyle Brechtel, was looking, and...

  • $20 and Under: Eerie Eateries

    $20 and Under: Eerie Eateries

    If you were to Google the phrase "most haunted city in America," New Orleans will invariably appear in the top ten. The dead and the Crescent City are inexorably intertwined due to...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Le R?veillon Around New Orleans

    Le Réveillon Around New Orleans

    Ok, imagine you haven’t eaten anything all day. You have been busy running around all day and you finally get home at about 1 a.m. When you reach the door you begin to smell...

  • Twists on American classics for July 4th

    Twists on American classics for July 4th

    With July 4th just a week away, it’s time to start planning the menu for your Independence Day bash. If you’re tired of the same old American staples, try these four...

  • Carrabba's Italian Grill Opens in Metairie

    Carrabba's Italian Grill Opens in Metairie

    In 1989, two Texans of Sicilian ancestry opened a restaurant to showcase and share the cuisine of their cultural heritage. Since that time, they have expanded to over 200 locations...