Superior Seafood and Oyster Bar For Unforgetable Cuisine

What do you do with a big-windowed building that has been boarded up for 6 1/2 years?  Why, you place a French bistro-styled New Orleans eatery inside that is one of the best local destinations for oysters, of course!  Superior … Continue reading

Restaurant Dish:Take a bite out of New Orleans at Gautreau’s

Many locals can attest to Gautreau’s wild popularity. Nestled in a charming historical building that was once a drugstore, this little bistro has a certain je ne sais quoi that captivates guests. Through potentially devastating circumstances such as a bad economy and changes in the kitchen, Gautreau’s has managed to remain at the top of its class. Continue reading

Restaurant Dish: Never Too High Brow….Score Some Original Creole Stylings at Clancy’s

Upon walking into this Uptown landmark, you feel right at home. You will never encounter the initial waves of faux affection that greet customers at select nouveau modern bistros or have to deal with a pretentious waiter sporting a fake French accent. Continue reading

Restaurant Dish: La Petite Grocery Restaurant & Bar

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. Continue reading

The Sweet Life in New Orleans: All About the Praline; All About the Bed and Breakfast

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. Continue reading