New Orleans

Beignets, crawfish, po' boys, and more! Chowhounds tell us where to eat, drink, and experience the best in local culture down in the Big Easy.

She's New Orleans' Biggest Praline Producer and You Don't Know Her Name

It is without a doubt that Louisiana is one of America’s truest treasures. The creation and influence of jazz and bounce music has influenced American music in some of the most profound ways. The unique...

Best Steakhouses in America

Perilagu Khan
by Perilagu Khan 12 days ago

I'm working on a literary project of sorts, dealing with the steakhouse in America. Toward that end, I was hoping some of you might nominate the steakhouse you consider the best in the state you kn...

BBQ Road Trip

by delight64 12 days ago

Howdy Hounds I am taking my 18yo son on a BBQ road trip of the Deep South ( Austin, Memphis, various smaller cities in Mississippi and ending up in NOLA ) As we are from Melbourne Australia ...

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Anything new Uptown?

by 3StarsFoodie 18 days ago

I will be coming to NOLA next weekend and am looking for something new for dinner Saturday night. We like places like Clancy’s, Lillette....

New Orleans 3.0

by saffrongold 28 days ago

Hi, on this trip I have plans to try some new, lauded places and return to a couple of favorites. And I have some blanks to fill. We are staying in Irish Channel/Uptown area and nothing is set in...

Swedish Tourists Re-Create Simpsons New Orleans Food Montage

by patsully 1 month ago

Last season on The Simpsons, Homer and Lisa went to New Orleans and the episode included a montage of Homer enjoying all of New Orleans' iconic foods. A pair of Swedish women recently re-created...

New Orleans Trip Report September 2019

by slvrspoon1 1 month ago

ok, 3 days with the wife... not too planned. 1. Jacques Imo's - dinner. solid solid meal alligator cheesecake, gulf fish with a sweet glazed sauce, possibly the best corn muffins + sweet pota...

Need some help finishing up my restaurant itinerary

by tatuaje68 12 months ago

I am visiting your wonderful city the first week of December for the first time. My main reason for coming to New Orleans is the food. I've done quite a bit of research and have narrowed down most ...

Mid April visit, first timers, HELP with selections

by johnmart11 1 year ago

Hey Chow community. Heading to New Orleans for the first time. we enjoy food very much and are excited to experience the city. We pretty much eat anything. we are a couple, one non-drinker and no f...

Restaurant Reccomendations 4 days 3 nights in New Orleans

by pudljmpr 8 months ago

Hi All, I will be travelling to New Orleans in mid March with my wife. We are looking for great food, we are not so caught up in the classic NO restaurants if they are not producing great and co...

Music Recommendations

by Jeremy303 5 months ago

I am celebrating my bachelor party in New Orleans from June 20th-23rd and would appreciate input on which jazz bands to see. I was hoping to see the Soul Rebels perform but unfortunately they are o...

Foie Gras Torchon or Terrine

by BLyte 4 months ago

Any recommendations on what restaurants to visit for prepared foie gras other than August, Gautreau's or R'evolution? Also, are there any stores that sell prepared foie gras?

NOLA: Help for a last-minute Sat night dinner?

by morgiane 5 months ago

Hi there, my husband and I were lucky enough to be able to take a last minute trip to NOLA this weekend! But of course, Sat night being not only Sat night, but also being 4 days away and a holida...

RIP, Chef Leah Chase

by kaleokahu 5 months ago

Ms Chase, the legendary boss and visionary doyenne of New Orleans' famous restaurant Dooky Chase, passed yesterday at age 96. https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/leah-chase-new-orlea...

Recipe Wanted: Marinated Lamb Ribs like Coop's in New Orleans

by NYChristopher 5 months ago

These were fairly addictive. Finished in a Creole mustard glaze with a pepper jelly. Anyone ever try to replicate this? I'd love to give it a try (no grill version)

If I could only pick one - Brigtsen's, Upperline, Clancy's or Carrollton Market?

by bucktown 5 months ago

We don't have a ton of time in New Orleans, but my wife and I would like to venture out into the western side of town and go to a nice Sunday supper. We've heard great things about all the above re...

Saba v.s. Shaya

by saffrongold 6 months ago

Hello Hounds, I have been to Shaya on both my previous trips and that was before Saba opened. Has anyone been to both and can weigh in on which they prefer? I like the flavors, the portions size...

First new orleans Pizza

by MEL 15 years ago

OK, need some help on settling this. What was the first place in New Orleans to serve pizza? My friend says it was a place called Dominoe's ( no relation to the chain) located on St. Charles and Gi...

Crawfish over Easter weekend

by ScoobieSnack 7 months ago

Hello All, My wife and I are coming down to New Orleans over Easter weekend. Any recommendations for a good local Crawfish boil ? Was thinking of Bayou Beer Garden on Saturday but recs from local...

I know it's crawfish season but...

by collardman 7 months ago

I just had the best oysters that I've had in years, at Casmentos. I've had some good to fair at a number of places in town over the last 6 months but these were outstanding in flavor and saltyness....

Restaurant with Large Format Dishes

by dontburnthepig 8 months ago

I am heading back to New Orleans in a few months with a group of 10-15 and am looking for some suggestions of restaurants with good large format dishes for sharing? Cochon sometimes has large forma...