Each year, our Essential 100 dining guides takes the measure of New Orleans restaurants, showcasing the homegrown flavors, new influences, rejuvenation and continuity that makes dining out in this city so fulfilling.
New Orleans restaurants will always get people talking, and the topic is a pretty sure way to get people arguing too.
I don’t include restaurants in the Essential 100 that opened in just the last few months (my rough cut off is three) since of course even the best-run operations need time to reveal what they are, or what their customers dictate they will be.
But the latest additions to the dining scene are always of interest and often exciting. Here are five that are on my radar and should be on yours.
You can find the complete Essential 100 here.
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