Haute Plates - July 2012

Another River, Another Cuisine

Nile restaurant opened on Magazine St. on June 26, joining Café Abyssinia as the city's only restaurants serving the cuisine of Ethiopia. It's a work in progress; as of this writing there's no liquor license, and the menu is not…

Cocktails and Chefs on the Move

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Tales of the Cocktail. The event has grown every year and runs from July 25 to 29 at venues around New Orleans. The base of operations is the Monteleone Hotel, which has recently…

South of Bourbon

I have to admit that I was a bit skeptical of the name “SoBou” when I first heard it. It has a New York City feel, and despite the fact that SoBou is housed in the überhip W French Quarter…