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Restaurant August

John Besh of Restaurant August in New Orleans A dining room at Restaurant August in New Orleans

Restaurant August
New Orleans

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John Besh rules New Orleans with his myriad of restaurants. But none marry the traditions of the city and French technique better than Restaurant August. Born and raised in southern New Orleans, chef Besh best communicates his personal experiences gleaned from time spent in his cherished city through his charming restaurant. The world might rush by, but it slows to a leisurely tempo inside this timeless tome.


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