Haute Plates - October 2011

Courtyard Dining

When I wrote about Fatoush restaurant in a recent edition of Haute Plates, I remember thinking, but not writing, that while there are a number of restaurants in New Orleans owned by folks of Turkish descent, we do not have…

Merchant

Merchant opened recently in the Maritime condominiums at 800 Common St. It's a narrow space, minimally decorated. The focus of attention is a gleaming chrome espresso machine that sits behind the long bar that runs the length of the restaurant.…

New Food Co-op and Fatoush Restaurant

The New Orleans Food Co-op opened its doors this week at 2372 St. Claude Ave. in the Marigny. It's located in the New Orleans Healing Center, which also houses a yoga studio, green business incubator, healing arts collective, performance hall,…

Pizza by the Slice

It's hard to know whether you're more likely to stumble across a new burger joint or a pizzeria these days. On Freret St., the Midway is doing Chicago-style pizza, and Ancora is turning out traditional Neapolitan pies. Magazine Pizza opened…