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 evolution of jazz and bounce music has influenced American culture in some of the most profound ways. The...

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Best Steakhouses in America

Perilagu Khan
by Perilagu Khan 8 months 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...


by bill1jan 7 months ago

Anyone been there? Feedback?

BBQ Road Trip

by delight64 8 months 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 ...

Anything new Uptown?

by 3StarsFoodie 8 months 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....

Swedish Tourists Re-Create Simpsons New Orleans Food Montage

by patsully 9 months 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 9 months 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 1 year 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 2 years 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 1 year 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 12 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 11 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 1 year 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 12 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 12 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 16 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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...