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Dining Out: NOLA Smokehouse

As millions of Americans fire up their backyard grills this month in commemoration of our nation’s independence, New Orleans celebrates a multi-year surge in the number of local eateries specializing […]

Dining Out: Fulton Alley

With an extended winter season long behind us and the last breezes of spring quickly fading away, entertainment options for both residents and visitors to New Orleans are gradually shifting […]

Dining Out: Pagoda Café

In the New Orleans real estate market, the principle of best use typically dictates that any available space be marketed as a potential restaurant site.  So it comes as no […]

Dining Out: Cam Boudreaux and April Bellow Spice Up Dis Taco

Decatur Street is home to some of the city’s finest tourist traps hawking New Orleans trinkets made in China or serving classic Creole fare reheated to order. Pockets of authenticity […]

Dining Out: Peche Seafood Grill (Restaurant Review)

Michael Jordan’s short-lived professional baseball career proved that excellence in all endeavors is a rare human achievement. So when a trio of chefs best known for pork preparations announced that […]

Dining Out: La Boca (Restaurant Review)

The prototypical American steakhouse is defined by masculine affluence—leather banquettes, California cult cabernets and mammoth-sized portions of the most expensive cuts of beef. For many years, the New Orleans steakhouse […]

Dining Out: Ba Chi Canteen (Restaurant Review)

A wise man once said: “Never trust a skinny cook.” That adage immediately jumped to mind on my first visit to Ba Chi Canteen, when my attempt to order a […]

Dining Out: Clever & Co. (Restaurant Review)

Farm-to-table is a term most often associated with the image of men in straw hats and overalls carefully tending to tilled soil and harnessing the power of Mother Nature to […]

Bourbon, Boudin & Beer: One Big Sausage Fest

In just two years Bourbon, Boudin & Beer—Chef Emeril Lagasse’s casual sausage soirée hosted the night before Carnivale du Vin, his black-tie charity gala and auction—has become a must-attend event […]

Sausage for Thought: Boudin and Beer Festival Gathers 50 Chefs

Inspiration comes in many forms. In the case of one of New Orleans’ most anticipated culinary events of the year, the combination of a beautiful Friday fall afternoon and a […]