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New Orleans Old School cajun/creole

by duck001 3 days ago

Looking for an old school cajun/creole restaurant for first time visit for two teenage girls. We are going to be tak...


Blumie commented 1 hour ago

Didee's Duck recipe

by Mark DiBlasi 15 years ago

As referenced in the thread below, does anyone have the recipe for the duck at the original Didee's in Baton Rouge? ...


ElTigre commented 1 day ago

Commander's Palace or August

by Monica 10 days ago

One nice dinner needed in New Orleans during Jazz festival. I've always wanted to try August but I see some positive...


collardman commented 4 days ago

Moderate NOLA

by jefpen2 8 days ago

I am going to New Orleans for the first time in about a month. 4 full days of meals so I am trying to settle on a lis...


Blumie commented 4 days ago

New Orleans (Spring Break) with 4 Teenagers

by rubkra 9 days ago

Looking for restaurant ideas for a week long trip to New Orleans with 4 teenage girls (15-17 year olds). Would love ...


ktmtp commented 5 days ago

Mid April visit, first timers, HELP with selections

by johnmart11 9 days ago

Hey Chow community. Heading to New Orleans for the first time. we enjoy food very much and are excited to experience ...


collardman commented 8 days ago

Replacement for Antoine's

by MissLori 25 days ago

I am second-guessing our reservations for Monday dinner in New Orleans at Antoine's, based on some bad reviews I've s...


patt1953 commented 8 days ago

Is there such a thing as too much of a good thing?

by honeybrook_99 2 months ago

Hi all! We will be returning to NOLA in April for our 3rd visit and we can't wait! We have a week worth of meals to p...


nagrom7 commented 9 days ago

NOLA dining with family?

by dauburn 12 days ago

Traveling to NOLA with kids for first time. Best local Cajun/Creole dining experiences? We're adventurous...


Blumie commented 9 days ago

Etouffee with dirty rice ? [Moved from New Orleans]

by 3MTA3 6 years ago

Would one serve dirty rice with shrimp and chicken Etouffee ? or what would be more appropriate .


Blumie commented 10 days ago

Crawfish in NOLA

by curtfox 12 days ago

Traveling to New Orleans in a couple weeks. Within a fair distance of the Quarter, where’s my best bet for a craw...


collardman commented 11 days ago

Batch sazerac

by akdad 2 months ago

Looking to do a batch of sazeracs and for cost reasons I would like to use one 750 ml bottle to produce thirty two 1 ...


carlhensler commented 20 days ago

Nola in NOLA?

by curioussheridan 2 months ago

How is Nola these days? I went a generation ago and it was good and interesting. If anyone has been, what's to enjo...


harry2005 commented 21 days ago

Ruby Slipper

by kittyfood 1 month ago

I notice that Collardman and others have been recommending Ruby Slipper lately for breakfast/brunch. There are multip...


curioussheridan commented 22 days ago

Seafood allergies visiting New Orleans

by cwoo13 27 days ago

Not just shellfish but ALL seafood allergies. Visiting New Orleans staying in the French quarter. Any safe places to ...


collardman commented 27 days ago

NOLA with a shellfish allergy!

by teamkitty 2 years ago

Help! Would love suggestions of dishes and restaurants where there is no shellfish. I love it, but it now closes my t...


lmplusg commented 1 month ago

Best NO Restaurant for a 50th Bday dinner

by LaLu 2 months ago

Going to have a Bday dinner w/ 20 out of town friends who want a great southern experience. Petite grocery is a fav b...


lambrechtgourmet commented 1 month ago

Veg friendly in New Orleans

by LupaGlupa2 1 month ago

First time in New Orleans for me but not for my travelling companion. She has hit the usual suspects and I don't feel...


LupaGlupa2 commented 1 month ago

New Orleans on a serious budget

by baybritta 1 month ago

My husband and I are visiting New Orleans in April. While we are both foodies, our pocketbook just doesn't seem to k...


baybritta commented 1 month ago

NOLA - Need help to narrow the list

by nyperr 2 months ago

Two foodie friends will visit New Orleans and will have 4 dinners. We’re from San Francisco and from New York so w...


burton commented 1 month ago