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?
There will definitely be a line at Casamento’s, but that’s expected at an iconic oyster restaurant that’s about to hit the century-old mark. The decor hasn’t changed since it first opened, so don’t expect much interior-wise. The small, no-frills space is designed for easy clean-up and fast turnover, so keep your focus on the food. [...]
At La Petite Grocery, contemporary, high-end Louisiana fare is served in the form of blue crab beignets, steak tartare with quinoa, buttermilk, horseradish and caviar, and the famous turtle bolognese, which marries bucatini with sherry, parsley, and a fried soft boiled egg. The charming upscale restaurant caters to New Orleanians with refined palettes as well as leisure travelers [...]