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Dining Out: True Food Kitchen

Locals don’t have to go too far back in time to remember just how challenging it was to find restaurants that offered a variety of healthy options, let alone cater […]

The Elysian Bar

After a four-year, $20 million rehabilitation project, ASH NYC and New Orleans resident Nathalie Jordi transformed the 19th century St. Peter & Paul compound in the Faubourg Marigny—consisting of a […]

Food and Lagniappe: Midnight Noodle is much more than just a meal

Melvin Rogers Stovall III wants to dish out a new kind of dining experience in New Orleans, one bao at a time. He’s the creative entrepreneurial mind behind Midnight Noodle, […]

Dining Out: Banana Blossom

Banana Blossom opened at its original location in an unassuming strip mall in Gretna a decade ago. It quickly became a word-of-mouth destination dining hot spot for some of the […]

Dining Out: Brigtsen’s

The culinary experience at Brigtsen’s is living testament to the late great Chef Paul Prudhomme’s profound legacy. Chef Frank Brigtsen was an integral part of Prudhomme’s revolutionary, game-changing impact on […]

Dining Out: Palm&Pine

At the open kitchen counter at Palm&Pine, sauté pans and sizzle plates sway to a rhythmic flow as chefs Amarys and Jordan Herdon reveal their story through touch and taste—where […]

Eat New: A dozen recommendations for new restaurant dining choices

The vibrant restaurant scene in New Orleans continues to expand with some truly exciting new dining options. Here’s a little taste. Addis Nola  Ethiopian cuisine is one of the most […]

Not Fancy, Just Soulful: Deja Vieux food-truck park is a unique dining experience

Ross and Sharonda Baudy met in Katy, Texas. “I didn’t like him at first,” says Sharonda. Ross, who moved from Gentilly to Texas after Katrina, had purchased the nightclub at […]

Love Affair: Why Caribbean food works in New Orleans

Edgar Caro did not fully understand his success until he rifled through his grandmother’s cookbooks. He had taken a risk, he said, when he opened Baru 12 years ago, serving […]

Dining Out: Dian Xin

Since opening at the beginning of the year, Dian Xin has been wildly successful, and deservedly so. Created by the family that operated the beloved Little Chinatown in Kenner, Dian […]