La Petite Grocery, led by executive chef Justin Devillier, is making a name for itself among NOLA’s finest establishments. When you dine at La Petite Grocery you are not only indulging in the crème de la crème of New Orleans inspired fare, but also partaking in the rich history that surrounds the restaurant, from the name to the location.
August 8, 2010
July 30, 2010
There are many restaurants on Magazine Street, but there is only one that got voted “sexiest dining room in New Orleans” by Travel and Leisure Magazine. That one restaurant is a quaint little place offering some out-of-this-world French-Italian cuisine.
June 27, 2010
In New Orleans, Loretta’s, one of the better makers of pralines, has pecan, coconut, chocolate, and rum flavors of pralines. At Aunt Sally’s in the French Market, her original product has a beautiful vanilla note and creamy texture. One can watch the manufacturing process in the window, or go in and take in the aroma.
June 26, 2010
Everything that Paul Prudhomme touches turns delicious, or so it seems. The man who launched a million smiles with his spicy gumbo and other Cajun fare is a NOLA original, a longtime innovator on the restaurant scene.
June 9, 2010
The owner and chef of Jacques-Imo’s Café greets a table donning a white chef’s jacket, shorts and a pair of Birkenstock clogs. It’s not a costume, just another day at the ever- Eclectic Cajun/Creole cuisine eatery in Uptown New Orleans.
May 23, 2010
Nestled in New Orleans’ Magazine District in a converted cottage is the inconspicuous Bistro Daisy. Don’t be fooled, inside these doors is a foodie’s paradise; make a reservation and devour contemporary American fare served with “ma and pa” hospitality.
April 29, 2010
Everyone who comes to the Crescent City comes for the food. Yes, they are here on convention, or to visit a University or on business, a honeymoon or vacation, but its the food that they really want. The problem is that there are so many places that are so good.
April 22, 2010
Not even the locals who have eaten at all the best spots and can associate any Po-boy in town with its originator, always know the fundamental differences between Cajun and Creole cooking.
December 22, 2009
If you can’t get enough egg nog during the holiday season, here is another way to sneak it in at breakfast time. Those Cajun’s will do anything to add flavor!
December 20, 2009
Did you know that Southern Comfort was created in New Orleans? The popular bourbon style whiskey was first produced by Irish bartender Martin Wilkes Heron (1850–1920), the son of a boat-builder. Legend says it was created and sold at McCauley’s Tavern at the corner of Richard and St. Peter Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana.
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