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

Restaurant Dish: Come to Jacques-Imo’s Café for eclectic fare and great amosphere

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. Continue reading

Eight New Orleans Classics and Where to Find Them (as told by a local)

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. Continue reading