Antoine’s – An Elegant and Affordable Lunch

New Orleans is justifiably famous for its elegant fine dining establishments. And perhaps one of the best known is Antoine’s, one of the French Quarter “Grande Dame” restaurants that has been a family-owned institution since 1840. Most visitors think that … Continue reading

Cafe Reconcile – Opportunity in New Orleans

Café Reconcile is a remarkable New Orleans institution that was founded to help break the cycle of inter-generational poverty, neglect, and violence that impacts young people in the Central City neighborhood. Fifteen years ago, Café Reconcile’s founder, Rev. Harry Tompson, … Continue reading

Domenica, a John Besh Restuarant

Domenica, located inside the sumptuous and historic Roosevelt Hotel in downtown New Orleans, serves some of the most delicious Italian food in the city. Owned by award-winning local chefs, John Besh and Alon Shaya, Domenica is renowned for pizza crusts … Continue reading

Casamento’s Oyster Restaurant

Unless you see a line of folks waiting outside, you could almost walk right past Casamento’s Restaurant, near the corner of Magazine and Napoleon streets. The front window shades are often closed, the vintage neon sign on the front balcony … Continue reading

Herbsaint Bar and Restaurant

Herbsaint Bar and Restaurant, a bistro on St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans’ Central Business District, was renowned chef Donald Link’s first restaurant — but certainly not his last. Since this flagship eatery opened in 2000, Herbsaint has evolved into … Continue reading

New Orleans Sweet Treats

In a town known for decadence and overindulgence, it’s important to know where to score your next sugar fix. Fortunately, there are some hidden gems whether you crave your sweets hot, cold, or in-between.  Here is a sampler of some … Continue reading

Uptown Brunch: Dante’s Kitchen and Atchafalaya

The lazy weekend brunch, which likely includes signature morning cocktails, is a venerable New Orleans tradition. A fine brunch is a great way to fit in one more meal to your NOLA eating agenda — or it might help you … Continue reading

Peche Seafood Grill

Pêche Seafood Grill is a James Beard award-winning seafood restaurant in the Warehouse District. In 2014, Pêche was voted Best New Restaurant in the nation— surpassing heavy-hitter nominees from New York and San Francisco. Two years since it opened, Pêche continues … Continue reading