The coffee will start pouring again at a longtime café space in the American Can Apartments in Mid-City, though this time it comes with a menu of Latin dishes too.
New Orleans restaurateur Al Copeland Jr. has a new project in the works for a high-profile restaurant space on St. Charles Avenue.
She drizzles cupcakes with gleaming praline candy topping and stuffs king cakes with luscious sweet potato pie filling.
In 2014, Food Network star Aarón Sánchez and top New Orleans chef John Besh opened Johnny Sánchez together, blending their high-wattage names for a modern Mexican restaurant in the Central Business District.
For a little while, at least, it looked like the Warehouse District was turning into a bastion of beer in New Orleans as large, beer-based businesses set up shop downtown.
Katy Prescott always keeps homemade sugar cookie dough in her freezer so she can offer a yummy dessert at a moment’s notice.
Thursday is Valentine’s Day. For some, that means romantic dinners in candlelit restaurants. For others, it’s a lazy stroll under centuries-old oak trees — hand intertwined with our lover’s.
King cake can be a symbol of home. Just ask anyone who grew up with the Carnival treat as a natural part of their own New Orleans culture.
Cleo’s Mediterranean Cuisine brought something different to the table when it first opened in 2013, serving well-composed, inexpensive Middle Eastern dishes 24/7 in downtown New Orleans. In a late night town, it became one of the best options for …
Valentine’s Day might be our most manipulative holiday. I say it’s high time we start manipulating it back and take the day on our own terms.
If you've ever sat through the interminable progression of traffic signals that now separates Canal Boulevard from Canal Street and City Park Avenue, watching lonely streetcars swing around the curves, hoping that the light will turn or that somet…
Note: Try This Dish is a periodic series on interesting dishes around the New Orleans area and the stories, restaurants and people around them.
Do you often find yourself too busy to cook but still want to put a home-cooked meal on the table? One of the best timesaving tips I know is to make-ahead and freeze.
The local operators of the St. Roch Market food hall have new, similar projects in the works in Chicago and Houston, though when these multi-vendor food hubs open later this year the St. Roch name will be nowhere around them.
If New Year’s resolutions have already gone by the wayside, you have a second chance. Tuesday is Tet, the beginning of the new year in Vietnam. It's the Year of the Pig, which, according to lore, brings prosperity and luck.
Peter Nguyen had a big idea for the little storefront next to his family’s Texaco station in Metairie, but his mother, Mary, didn’t think much of it.
Go to Spain with a good appetite and you’ll come home with great stories about the food and drink, and perhaps also about the local food culture.
If the end of the Saints season has left a bad taste in your mouth, there's now a beer specifically aimed at helping wash it down, and giving back to youth sports in New Orleans to boot.
Mardi Gras season is upon us. There are parties to attend and dishes to bring to help celebrate. There’s also a super big football game (we shall not speak its name) this weekend. In short, there is another wave of party food headed our way.
When she isn’t performing onstage, country singer Martina McBride likes to cook for family and friends. She says when she makes a delicious dish, she likes to share it, “which is a lot like sharing my music with an audience. I often say that cooki…
From hushed business lunches to its rollicking parties on Saints game days, Allegro Bistro has served two different sides of New Orleans life since opening in 1992. On Wednesday, however, the CBD restaurant will hold its final happy hour and shut …
Downtown New Orleans is now teeming with restaurants from familiar local names. The next addition here comes from a few new ones.
Comfort food has taken on new meaning for New Orleans since the debacle in the Dome. Forget chips and dip, this is food with a chip on its shoulder.
The old Bud’s Broiler on City Park Avenue meant a lot to many people in this city. That goes for Shante Scott Franklin, the New Orleans native better known today by his stage name Curren$y.
Whenever you feel the need for some new flavors in your life, a drive down Williams Boulevard in Kenner usually does the trick. The strip malls here are hotbeds for restaurants from first-generation immigrants cooking delicious food from around th…
The new French brasserie Justine is an enveloping environment, with its mix of sultry curves and smooth contours, its zinc bar and pink tile kitchen, its smoked glass mirrors and its dashes of neon.