Restaurant Spotlight

Saving Tujague's: An Open Letter to Stanford Latter

Editor's Note: In his Monday blog, Errol Laborde wrote about the site of the historic Tujague's restaurant in the French Quarter being sold and turned into a tourist-oriented gift shop. The building is now in the hands of Stanford Latter, the…

On the Menu: Seasons Seasonings

Chef and co-owner Anton Schulte serves up crawfish and mascarpone ravioli with wilted leeks and artichoke, oven-dried tomato and brandy browned butter.

Restaurant Insider: Up and Coming

On Thursday, April 19, StarChefs.com will host Rising Stars New Orleans, one of four such events the industry publication will hold across the country this year. The event recognizes up-and-coming chefs and culinary professionals in a city, and awards are…

The Dish: Festival Feasting Al Fresco

April is a fail-proof testament to the glory of courtyards and sidewalk dining, although many of us tested our favorite outdoor dining during those strangely mild days we had this winter. As festival season approaches, here are a few overlooked…

Sur le Menu: Mexed Out

Although Acadiana is best-known for its delicious regional food, Mexican restaurants are flourishing here, too.

Restaurant Insider: Open Wide!

As I write this in late January, I haven’t yet received the many gifts I expect from you, dear readers, on the occasion of my birthday on March 7. Please don’t send me additional copies of An Idiot’s Guide to…

Dining Guide

BUILDING A BETTER CHEESEBURGER Cheeseburger Eddie’s, 4517 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, 455-5511 Local restaurateur Ed McIntyre of Mr. Ed’s has opened a new counter-service restaurant: Cheeseburger Eddie’s. Customers can choose from 12 specialty burgers, made fresh every day, or take…

Chef Spotlight - Tory Stewart @ Broussard's

Chef Tory Stewart, the son of military parents, was born in San Diego, California and lived extensively throughout the United States before finally settling in Florida.  At a young age, Tory started experimenting in the kitchen, preparing wonderful meals for…

RESTAURANT INSIDER

Dick & Jenny’s (4501 Tchoupitoulas St.) is now open on Monday for dinner; since many restaurants are closed on Monday, having another place open is outstanding. You can call them at 894-9880 for information or to make reservations for parties…

RESTAURANT INSIDER

Ah, March. The month of my birth. Thanks to those of you who remembered and sent me gifts; to hell with the rest of you. Broussard’s (819 Conti St.), the venerable Creole restaurant in the French Quarter, pictured above, isn’t…