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New Orleans is a historic city, which means its food (and drink) is rich with history and tradition: classic cocktails, chicory coffee and beignets, Cajun and Creole gumbo and jambalaya, muffulettas and po' boys—but it offers plenty of new surprises too. Discover why The Big Easy's flavors are so easy to love.

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The History of Oysters Rockefeller and How to Make Them 00:39

Everything You Wanted to Know About Oysters Rockefeller

by Jody Eddy | Like so many ingenious dishes (and cocktails) beloved throughout the world, the recipe for oysters Rockefeller was invented in New Orleans. It was here...

Jep Robertson's Shrimp Po Boy

Jep Robertson's Shrimp Po Boy

The classic New Orleans po boy sandwich is simple, yet totally satisfying. Crisp fried shrimp nestle with lettuce and tomato on French bread spread...

Make a New Orleans Boozy Broth With Gravy

Make a New Orleans Boozy Broth With Gravy

Your savory Friendsgiving ingredients can also be turned into a cocktail. Don't believe us? Watch what Eamon Rockey just did.

For Meat Lovers, Under-the-Radar Lamb Neck Is Truly a Cut Above

For Meat Lovers, Under-the-Radar Lamb Neck Is Truly a Cut Above

by David Klein | Isaac Toups knew that it wasn’t going to be business as usual for his first solo effort. The New Orleans-based chef and Emeril Lagasse disciple had...

New Orleans Restaurants with Paranormal Activity

New Orleans Restaurants with Paranormal Activity

There’s a reason they call New Orleans the most haunted city in America. The Big Easy is not only known for its storied cuisine, but also its dining...

The Best Food Secrets at Summer's Most Popular Music Festivals

The Best Food Secrets at Summer's Most Popular Music Festivals

by David Watsky | Music festivals have come a long way since the first—1967’s Fantasy Fair and Magic Mountain— where the only thing anyone ate was LSD dropped on the...

Eat Like You’re In New Orleans With These Ingredients

Eat Like You’re In New Orleans With These Ingredients

New Orleans has an incredibly rich culinary history, and is home to all sorts of wonderful food, much of which is emblematic of and even unique to the...

Shrimp in "Muddy Waters" Tomato-Butter Sauce

Shrimp in "Muddy Waters" Tomato-Butter Sauce

Succulent shrimp swim in a rich muddy waters sauce of tomatoes, shrimp stock, white wine, and plenty of butter, with a bit of heat from crushed red...

Spicy Fried Chicken with Cane Syrup

Spicy Fried Chicken with Cane Syrup

This flavorful, crunchy fried chicken has a New Orleans-meets-Asian twist: it's brined in a crawfish boil mix amped up with soy and fish sauce, dredged...

Yakamein Is the New Orleans Noodle Dish That Puts Ramen to Shame

Yakamein Is the New Orleans Noodle Dish That Puts Ramen to Shame

by Alex Galbraith | There are very few pieces of New Orleans culture that haven’t been championed, dissected, and repackaged the world over. Care is about the only thing...

This New Orleans Pop-Up Shines a Spotlight on Female Bartenders

This New Orleans Pop-Up Shines a Spotlight on Female Bartenders

by Alex Galbraith | When it comes to alcohol, New Orleans is the most spoilt-for-choice city in the United States. The density of bars and the relationship that the city...

How Once-Illegal Absinthe Became a New Orleans Staple

How Once-Illegal Absinthe Became a New Orleans Staple

by David Watsky | Simply put, absinthe is a high proof spirit distilled from grain alcohol, flavored and colored both by a trinity of botanicals; sweet anise, savory...

This Tiki-Inspired Pop-Up in New Orleans Is #Goals

This Tiki-Inspired Pop-Up in New Orleans Is #Goals

by Alex Galbraith | New Orleans' recent culinary history is littered with restaurants that got their start in less-than-traditional spaces. Chefs with more ideas than capital...

A Literary Tour of New Orleans

A Literary Tour of New Orleans

by Samantha Facciolo | New Orleans is most well-known for its extraordinary music scene and partying atmosphere, but what’s lesser known is that it’s also a literary town...

 5 New Orleans Restaurants with Paranormal Activity

 5 New Orleans Restaurants with Paranormal Activity

by Kelsey Butler | There’s a reason they call New Orleans the most haunted city in America. The Big Easy is not only known for its storied cuisine, but also its dining...

What Is the Difference Between Pecans and Pralines?

What Is the Difference Between Pecans and Pralines?

by Jessica Gentile | No matter how you pronounce it, pecans are delicious and can enrich almost any dessert, from ice cream to pie. They're a Thanksgiving staple, one that...

A Tale of Many Cocktails

A Tale of Many Cocktails

by Natalie Migliarini | James Stevenson | This year at Tales of the Cocktail was the most fun filled week yet, with events beginning early on Tuesday and running right through to Sunday evening...

Perfect Daiquiri

Perfect Daiquiri

Simple and balanced, the Perfect Daiquiri is an ideal summer cocktail, with just the right ratios of white rum, lime juice, and cane syrup for a sweet...

It's Crazy How Fast These Frozen Desserts Caught On 02:37

It's Crazy How Fast These Frozen Desserts Caught On

by Amy Sowder | Ice cream is never boring, even when we're scooping vanilla — the world's most popular flavor by a landslide. But we've swirled wayyy past vanilla with...

Cajun Soufflé

Cajun Soufflé

Andouille sausage and creole seasoning spice up this Cajun take on soufflé from Joy the Baker.

The Best European Dishes You Need to Bring to Thanksgiving Dinner 

The Best European Dishes You Need to Bring to Thanksgiving Dinner 

by Laura Denby | As a country of immigrants, even the most traditionally American foods have roots elsewhere. We often forget that our culture is made up of many and...

The Re-Institutionalization of Hotel Bars in North America

The Re-Institutionalization of Hotel Bars in North America

by Natalie Migliarini | James Stevenson | Over the past year Beautiful Booze has taken the opportunity to explore North America and educate ourselves on the increasing popularity surrounding...

Influencers at Tales of the Cocktail 

Influencers at Tales of the Cocktail 

by Natalie Migliarini | James Stevenson | For the third consecutive year Beautiful Booze made the trip down south to New Orleans for Tales of the Cocktail . We were overloaded with the amount...

Discovering Armagnac

Discovering Armagnac

by Natalie Migliarini | James Stevenson | We recently had the pleasure of sharing lunch at Balise Restaurant in New Orleans with Julien Ducos from Tariquet Armagnac, he spent the entire afternoon...

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