Our City Guides is from the point of view of the people we interview. A restaurant cannot be listed in our guides unless it is recommended by one of the tastemakers we’ve featured. We don’t want you to see the restaurant world through our eyes, but rather through the eyes of your favorite tastemakers in every industry. Why us? Why not them?
Chef John Besh brings together his classical European training and Southern Louisiana roots to create contemporary French dishes that focus on local, seasonal ingredients. The menu is both humble yet grand, and while prices may be steep for dinner, the restaurant is known to have one of the best lunch deals in town. Make a [...]
Israeli chef Alon Shaya unifies his heritage with regional Italian cuisine at this casual, cosmopolitan restaurant. Wood-fired pizzas, homemade pastas and house-cured meats keep the crowds coming and the atmosphere vibrant. Domenica’s happy hour is incredibly popular and is not to be missed, so long as you can handle a bit of a wait, and a [...]
A line comprised of both locals and tourists alike always wraps around Mother’s Restaurant, a haven for comfort foods such as po’ boys, bread pudding, fried chicken and all-day breakfasts. The popular canteen is best known for its Ferdi Special, a po’ boy sandwich that combines baked ham, sliced roast beef, and what they call [...]