French Quarter Dining Featured Stories

New Orleans’ Po-Boy Is A Rich Food Tradition

By: Ian McNulty The name for New Orleans' most famous sandwich, the po-boy, harkens back to its humble, scrappy origins. That heritage must have given the po-boy some special resilience because, as New Orleans rebuilt from Hurricane Katrina, po-boys were one of the most prevalent local culinary...

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Pop in for a Drink at the Best Creole Restaurants

Galatoire's Restaurant by rulenumberone2By: Ian McNultyNo one should leave New Orleans without experiencing its distinctive Creole restaurants, but whittling down the city’s long list of outstanding establishments to fit your budget and time constraints can be a real challenge. After all,...

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The Ultimate French Quarter Guide to Christmas in New Orleans

During the holiday season in New Orleans, the city’s predilection for spectacle goes into overdrive. Here are some of the sights and shows that make for an unforgettable December visit, plus our picks on where to eat, including some of the best Reveillon dinners going on in the city. What to...

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Where to Dine During Lent Season in New Orleans

[caption id="attachment_5380" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Tujague's Crab Cake Benedict. Image by Sam Hanna.[/caption]Now, with Lenten season upon us (February 22 - April 6, 2023), some of New Orleans’ top restaurants are offering tasty and Lent-friendly dishes and specials. From Fish...

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Reveillon Dinners: Awakening the Holiday Spirit One Feast at a Time

Every Reveillon dinner is a feast to reawaken the senses and celebrate the joys of the seasonIt’s hard to picture a city that takes culinary tradition more seriously than New Orleans, where old dining customs and iconic dishes contribute so much to the distinctive local cuisine. But even here...

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Holiday Cocktails in the French Quarter and Nearby

New Orleans is rife with culinary traditions — over 300 years’ worth of them. One of those wonderful traditions is Reveillon. For a few years now the increasing number of restaurants (over 60 last year) is participating in bringing special Reveillon menus to the table.Alongside the...

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Have a Feast During Restaurant Week New Orleans

Photo courtesy of Antoine's Restaurant on FacebookNot that we need any encouragement to eat, and eat well, in this city, but the dining deals didn’t end in August with COOLinary. New Orleans is heading into Restaurant Week, with over 100 restaurants listed as participants this year (some,...

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The Best Barbecue in New Orleans

Photo courtesy of McClure's Barbecue on FacebookBarbecue is probably the most famous sub-genre of Southern cooking, and New Orleans is the best food city in the South (if not the country), but ironically, our city isn’t known as a traditional barbecue stronghold. Our cuisine has always...

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Best Food on Bourbon Street

Photo courtesey of Galatoire's 33 Bar & Steak on FacebookThe 13-block strip of Bourbon Street is not all neon hustle and gigantic drinks in souvenir cups. It's actually home to some of the most vibrant restaurants in the city — high and low, round-the-clock, world-famous — and just...

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The Brennan Family: A Luscious Legacy

By: Ian McNultyTop to Bottom: Brennan's Restaurant; Bacco Restaurant; Palace Cafe; Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse; Dickie Brennan's Bourbon HouseNew Orleans is famous for its Creole interpretation of French cuisine, but one of the most famous names in the New Orleans culinary scene...

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