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Shaye Cohn Hits the Spot at Mona’s Cafe and Deli

Mona’s Café and Deli 504 Frenchmen St. (504) 949-4115   Why do you come here? I’m on Frenchmen Street so much. I’m either playing at the Spotted Cat or at […]

Rik Slave Hits the Spot at Herbsaint

Herbsaint 701 St. Charles Ave. (504) 524-4114 Didn’t you use to work here? I did. In January, I went over to Cochon Butcher and became the shop manager over there. […]

Mark Braud Hits the Spot at Dooky Chase’s

Dooky Chase 2301 Orleans Ave (504) 821-0600 Why Dooky Chase? I remember the first time I came here. I was in my early teens and came with my parents. My […]

June Yamagishi Hits the Spot at Mojo Coffee House

Mojo Coffeehouse 1500 Magazine St (504) 525-2244   Why Mojo? You know, I was playing with Henry Butler every Tuesday at Tipitina’s in the French Quarter and somebody asked for […]

Ray Moore Hits the Spot at Pho Orchid

Pho Orchid 3117 Houma Blvd (504) 457-4188   Why Pho Orchid? I stumbled on it by accident. It’s tucked away, but that’s the unique thing about it: There’s something here […]

Anais St. John Hits the Spot at Kyoto

Kyoto 4920 Prytania St (504) 891-3644 What makes Kyoto different from other sushi restaurants? It’s right here in my neighborhood, and it’s reasonably priced and incredibly good. You could get […]

Michael Pellera Hits the Spot at Jamila’s Cafe

Jamila’s Café 7808 Maple St. (504) 866-4366   How did you find Jamila’s Café? Well, Jamila, she is the chef, and her husband, Moncef, who runs this place, happen to […]

Margie Perez Hits the Spot at Sound Cafe

Sound Cafe 2700 Chartres Street (504) 947-4477   When did you start coming to Sound Cafe? Before I got my day job. This place is nice because they’re very socially […]

Alex McMurray Hits the Spot at Daniel’s

Daniel’s on the Bayou 3443 Esplanade Ave. (504) 940-5939   How did you find Daniel’s? My friend Jeff Treffinger came in here on a whim and told me I had […]

Evan Christopher Hits the Spot at Luke

Lüke 333 St. Charles Avenue (504) 378-2840   When did you start coming to Lüke? A few months ago. Came here with friends. First I thought, “Oh, it’s supposed to […]