SEP 2013

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30 EW AAO PREVIEW September 2013 November 16-19, 2013 New Orleans dining W soups, salads, sandwiches, and entrees. hile you're in New Orleans, you don't want to miss the chance to try some authentic Louisiana food, as well as a variety of other cuisine options. The city has an array of traditional and modern French and Cajun food. If it's top-rated restaurants you're looking for or a quick bite to eat, there's no shortage of options in "The Big Easy." Brennan's 417 Royal St. 504-525-9711 www.brennansneworleans.com Cuisine: French and Creole Whether it's breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner you're looking for, Brennan's has a variety of options. The restaurant opened in its current location in the mid-1950s after its founder's death. Menus feature a wide array of drink options, as well as many dishes that are Brennan's take on traditional dishes. Clancy's 6100 Annunciation St. 504-895-1111 www.clancysneworleans.com Cuisine: Traditional Louisiana Clancy's was founded in the 1940s, and the building that houses it has been around for even longer, serving as restaurants and bars. Though it has changed hands over the years, Clancy's remains popular for its Creole cuisine and extensive wine selection. Cochon 930 Tchoupitoulas St. 504-588-2123 www.cochonrestaurant.com Cuisine: Traditional Louisiana Located in a renovated New Orleans warehouse, Cochon uses locally sourced food products to create Cajun dishes. The restaurant's CEO and executive chef, Donald Link, serves dishes from his roots. The restaurant features a lunch and dinner menu with a number of small plate, soup and salad options, as well as entrees. It also has many dessert and bar options. Commander's Palace 1403 Washington Ave. 504-899-8221 www.commanderspalace.com Cuisine: Modern New Orleans Source: NewOrleansOnline.com It's hard to miss the Commander's Palace, located in a bright blue, Victorian-inspired building. The restaurant is in the Garden District of New Orleans and has been around since 1880. The Commander's Palace incorporates Creole and American inspired cuisine. Coquette 2800 Magazine St. 504-265-0421 www.coquette-nola.com Cuisine: Southern Opened in 2008, Coquette is located in the Garden District of New Orleans. Housed in a building from the 1880s, the restaurant offers two floors of dining, as well as a bar. The southern cuisine highlights local products. Although it is closed on Tuesdays, Coquette has separate lunch, dinner, brunch, and dessert menus, with options for pairings. The restaurant also has a variety of drinks on the wine, beer, and cocktail lists. Domenica 123 Baronne St. 504-648-6020 domenicarestaurant.com Cuisine: Italian Visit this restaurant in the Roosevelt Hotel from partners John Besh and Alon Shaya. The menu features a variety of pizza and other Italian dishes, as well as beer and selections of Italian wines. Galatoire's 209 Bourbon St. 504-525-2021 www.galatoires.com Cuisine: Traditional Louisiana This restaurant was founded in 1905 and has carried on its tradition through the years. Galatoire's continues to be family owned and operated and features a variety of dishes, including specialties to the restaurant. Restaurant August 301 Tchoupitoulas St. 504-299-9777 www.restaurantaugust.com Cuisine: Contemporary French At Restaurant August, Chef John Besh combines contemporary French inspirations with local ingredients. This restaurant and bar is housed in the Central Business District of New Orleans. Menu options include a variety of hot and cold appetizers and a selection of seafood and meats. There are also a number of drink selections. Herbsaint 701 St. Charles Ave. 504-524-4114 www.herbsaint.com Cuisine: French and Italian inspired Southern Another restaurant featuring Chef Donald Link, Herbsaint combines French and Italian inspirations, while still creating Southern dishes. Lunch, dinner, dessert, and bistro options are available. Herbsaint also has the option for private dining for up to 50 guests. Quick and affordable options La Petite Grocery 4238 Magazine St. 504-891-3377 www.lapetitegrocery.com Cuisine: Traditional New Orleans This restaurant and bar has a rich history. Opening in 2004, the building that houses La Petit Grocery is more than 100 years old. Initially it was meant to serve as a grocery and delivery store for the area, specializing in teas, coffees, and butter. Now more than a century later, the restaurant aims to provide an authentic New Orleans dining experience. Crescent Pie & Sausage Co. 4400 Banks St. 504-482-2426 www.crescentpieandsausage.com For homemade sausage and pizzas, visit Crescent Pie & Sausage Co. The restaurant has a variety of pizza and sausage plates, as well as sandwiches, salads, and appetizers. You also might want to try some of their daily lunch specials and happy hour deals. Lilette 3637 Magazine St. 504-895-1636 www.liletterestaurant.com Cuisine: French and Italian inspired Chef and owner John Harris opened Lilette after finding and restoring the building in late 2000. He created a "classic New Orleans" inspired restaurant. The menu is meant to feature both French and Italian inspired cuisine and focuses on in-season selections and special offerings that are constantly changing. The restaurant has lunch and dinner menus, with a variety of appetizers, Café Du Monde 800 Decatur St. 504-525-4544 www.cafedumonde.com Originally a coffee stand in the French Market, Café Du Monde is a great place to go any day or time to get coffee and beignets. With multiple locations and the French Market location open 24 hours a day, this is a place in New Orleans that is not to be missed. Dat Dog 5030 Freret St. 504-899-6883 www.datdognola.com If it's hot dogs you crave, Dat Dog has more than a dozen varieties. Choose from a variety of meats and pair it with your choice of fries with a number of different toppings. Johnny's Po-Boys 511 St. Louis St. 504-524-8129 www.johnnyspoboys.com Stop by the French Quarter for a variety of po-boy options. The restaurant also has lunch specials and other options like seafood, salads, and muffalettas. Johnny's PoBoys has been open since 1950. EW

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