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Dining Out: Mariza (Restaurant Review)

For most New Orleanians, the dishes at their favorite “Italian” restaurant bear little resemblance to the indigenous cuisine of Italy. While delicious in doses, Creole-Italian—with its dominant smooth-and-sweet red gravy […]

Dining Out: Toups’ Meatery (Restaurant Review)

Following in the footsteps of Paul Prudhomme and Donald Link, a new practitioner of Cajun-comes-to-town has staked a claim in Mid-City with Toups’ Meatery. Toups, which by New Orleans standards […]

Dining Out: Angelo Brocato’s (Restaurant Review)

Sicilian influence in New Orleans’ culinary canon is most prominently noted in the smooth, sweet tomato sauce known locally as “red gravy.” But immigrants from this Mediterranean island also introduced […]

Dining Out: Kingfish (Restaurant Review)

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Greg Sonnier toiled as a line cook at K-Paul’s, honing his craft from Chef Prudhomme while courting his co-worker wife-to-be. […]

Dining Out: Borgne (Restaurant Review)

The renovated Hyatt Regency Hotel on Loyola boasts a sleek design and high-tech features not often embraced by a city that seems to relish in its antiquity. Such a modernist […]

Dining Out: Morning Call Coffee Stand (Restaurant Review)

New Orleans has long been the center of caffeine culture in North America. With bags upon bags of green coffee beans being unloaded off ships from Central and South America, […]

New Eats on the Block: New Orleans’ Restaurant Expansion Reaches New Neighborhoods

It has been said that New Orleans is the only city in the world where new restaurants open, but no restaurants ever close. That aphorism holds true today, where seemingly […]

Jazz Fest Food Vendors Dish on Their Top Eats

Ever loved a dish from a restaurant? Really loved it? As in, no matter how many times you visit the restaurant, nor how expansive the menu, you always order it? […]

Dining Out: Killer Poboys (Restaurant Review)

A casual stroll down Bourbon Street yields a limited number of options for pairing food with a Big Ass Beer. Most revelers are content with noshing on freshly defrosted pizza […]

Dining Out: The Irish House (Restaurant Review)

Green beer and jello shots are as representative of Irish culture as a California roll symbolizes an authentic expression of Japanese sushi. Luckily New Orleans has adopted an Irishman of […]