Bacchanal in the Bywater is a wine-fueled utopia, with nightly live music, a huge backyard, and an atmosphere that could never be duplicated.
August 29, 2023
There are 390 reasons to come to Barrel Proof in the Lower Garden District, and they’re all whiskey.
Jewel Of The South is a spot in the French Quarter that puts an equal emphasis on the food and cocktails.
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The wood-fired oysters at Cochon are one of the single best things you can eat in New Orleans, and their cocktails are pretty good, too.
August 28, 2023
Galatoire’s is an old school spot in the French Quarter known for tuxedo-clad servers, classic Creole food, and their very boozy Friday lunch.
La Petite Grocery is where to go in the Garden District for great modern Creole food, and the best bowl of turtle ragu you’ll ever eat.
Bywater American Bistro combines Creole, Southern, Cajun, and Caribbean flavors for one of the most interesting menus in New Orleans.
Paladar 511 is a bustling Italian restaurant in the Bywater.
Saint-Germain is a fun wine bar in the Bywater with a 10-course tasting menu.
Luvi in Uptown is a fun spot to go split a ton of Shanghainese and Japanese dishes.
Saint John is a spot in the French Quarter that does modern Southern and Creole dishes, in a space that feels both old-school and modern New Orleans.
Mamou in the French Quarter is one of the newest and best French restaurants in New Orleans.
Cafe Sbisa serves classic creole food, but really you come here for the great second floor patio, or to grab drinks at their restored bar.
May 3, 2018
Sylvain in the French Quarter is the neighborhood spot you wish was on your block, with some classic dishes and a back patio perfect for a drink.
Go to Meauxbar in the Quarter to eat French food, talk to some locals, and have a drink or two that isn’t served in any kind of bucket.
Cane & Table is either a restaurant with excellent drinks, or a cocktail bar with great food. Either way, it’s one of the best escapes in the Quarter.
N7 is hidden away on a side street in the Bywater, serves fancy canned seafood, and feels like a secret dinner party you randomly stumbled across.