Upscale cocktail lounge named after photographer E.J. Bellocq (1873-1949), who took photos of the prostitutes of old Storyville. But instead of nudie pics, Bellocq the bar has cobblers, those yummy... read more
Arguably the most storied bar in New Orleans, The Roosevelt Hotel's main watering hole is inarguably its most beautiful. Walnut walls alternate with massive murals depicting Big Easy city life by N... read more
Cochon has captured the hearts of every overweight pork addict in New Orleans. The unpretentious menu from owner Donald Link boasts pork ribs, ham hocks, hogshead cheese and pork gumbo, but the oth... read more
A block from the Quarter, this upscale hotel, which recently emerged from a top-to-bottom, $22 million renovation, packs enough class between its walls that you might forget you're in New Orleans. ... read more
As close to a cutting edge restaurant as New Orleans gets, married co-owners Allison Vines-Rushing (a James Beard award winner) and Slade Rushing work a cerebral take on contemporary Creole food wi... read more
The W puts the L.A. in Nola. Like its sister hotels, its rooms and lobby boasts striking colors and sharp angles, all of it easy on the eye. Whiskey Blue and Zoe's--a cerulean wonder of a bar and a... read more
This CBD stalwart serves credible Italian and French food in an elegant setting, but the real star is the adjacent wine bar. Somehow intimate and outsized at the same time, its nearly-black oak bar... read more
Donald Link's popular restaurant melds the dirty rice traditions of Cajun cooking with the elegance of French cuisine in an atmosphere that splits the difference between the bedlam of Bourbon Stree... read more
For a town that happened to be the first place the Sicilian mafia set up shop, New Orleans seems underserved in the Italian food department. That's why this new venture from veteran Nola genius Joh... read more
Like Lagasse's other two New Orleans restaurants, the menu's ranginess defies easy classification, but there's a general theme of Southern-styled, highly caloric comfort food with the Lagasse signa... read more
Hotel suites with exposed brick may not be something you're used to, but it's part of that N'awlins flavor. The charming Ambassador is filled with dark-stained hard wood floors and simple designed ... read more
Restaurants generally referred to as "the best in the city" generate a fair amount of controversy among foodies, and August is no exception. But when you're king, you're in the crosshairs, so there... read more
Even New Orleanians do the tapas thing, and Rio Mar handles the assignment with greater elan than any other place in the city. The digs are spare - brick wall, tile floor, wood bar - but this lack ... read more
A House of Blues for the hipsters pushing middle-age, Republic offers a lounge-y, relaxed atmosphere when it isn't booking AAA artists like Conor Oberst and Neko Case. Older New Orleans scenesters ... read more
Located in an industrial space that was once one of the city's biggest banks, this überchic boite looks like it was airlifted from South Beach and plopped into New Orleans' Central Business Di... read more
This creole bar/restaurant wants to be everything. It's a like a ta...
Upscale cocktail lounge named after photographer E.J. Bellocq (1873...
Ralph Brennan’s new restaurant in the New Orleans Museum of Art (h...
Prime party spot in a prime party town. A decent food menu, but you...
Former carriage house now houses one of the most delightful restaur...