Restaurants

In its Prime

A sampling of cheeses from the St. James Cheese Company. Great food is all about choices, and New Orleans will soon have a fantastic resource for fine cheeses at the St. James Cheese Company at 5004 Prytania St. Augmenting an…

Why We Eat Out

by MICHAEL DEPP I’ve just returned from a trip home to New York, and such trips for me are invariably sprinkled with meals out with my family. These are illuminating experiences for me, as they tend to make me reframe…

New, Improved and Award-Winning Cuisine

Chef/owner Scott Snodgrass and owner Lee McCullough at One Restaurant and Lounge. It is an uncommon piece of fortune for a food columnist to chance upon so volatile a subject as cupcakes. But such was my luck, evidently, when I…

Reimagining "Delicious"

by MICHAEL DEPP It’s a peculiar position to find oneself in when you’re rooting for a restaurant that you don’t really want to succeed. Such was the case for me with Sugar Magnolia, the late Lower Garden District eatery that…

Breakfast is Broken

My wife had an excellent suggestion on a recent Sunday morning after we tried, unsuccessfully, to have brunch at two separate Uptown restaurants: “Why don’t we open up a place and get people really excited about it with a lot…