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Dining Out: Shank Charcuterie

Chef Kris Doll has spent most of his New Orleans culinary career toiling away in obscurity in the depths of the back of the house. The sultan of salami spent […]

Cafe Henri

The opening of Cafe Henri signaled a change of pace for owners Neal Bodenheimer, Kirk Estopinal and Nick Detrich, the trio best known for their ambitious beverage programs at Cure […]

Bao & Noodle

When Sound Café closed in the summer of 2014, Marigny residents collectively sighed over the loss of their beloved coffee shop and book store–cum–community center. The period of mourning was […]

McClure’s Barbecue

My first visit to NOLA Brewing was in early 2010 for an impromptu brewery tour of what consisted of little more than a warehouse with two fermentation tanks and a […]

Imperial Woodpecker Sno-Balls

Now widely believed to be extinct, the imperial woodpecker was once the largest woodpecker on the planet. It’s a mystery as to exactly how that bit of ornithological history inspired […]

Ideal Supermarket

The immediate influx of Latin American workers after Hurricane Katrina has had and will continue to have an indelible impact on New Orleans culture. Similar to the African and Caribbean […]


It’s a tossup as to which has received more critical acclaim over the past year: the Broadway blockbuster Hamilton or the justified hubris of hummus, restaurant Shaya. While theatre enthusiasts […]


Experienced restaurateurs will tell you that the three most important ingredients to a restaurant’s success are the same as the three factors that matter most in real estate: location, location, […]

Rum and the Lash

For a city where the concept of “last call” is as foreign as a Jazz Fest without rain, New Orleans has surprisingly few dining options to satisfy a case of […]

Roux Carré

Good Work Network fosters the endeavors of local minority-owned and women-owned businesses. The non-profit’s most recent investment is Roux Carré, an open-air food court on the blossoming Oretha Castle Haley […]