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Bakery Bar
Cake-and-cocktails spot on the edge of the Garden District.

Bar Frances
Cool and contemporary Bar Frances features small plates and a wine bar.

Caribbean Room
Chef John Besh has re-opened the Caribbean Room at the historic Pontchartrain Hotel.

A Garden District townhouse becomes a casual dining spot offering an eclectic menu.

Chais Delachaise
A sister spot to The Delachaise in Uptown.

The Company Burger
Downtown New Orleans branch of The Company Burger offers sandwiches worth the stop.

Compère Lapin
Chef Nina Compton brings influences from her Caribbean homeland, French culinary training and Italian cooking experience

DTB (Down the Bayou) offers Cajun cuisine gone contemporary in a sleek space.

A casual dining spot in the Warehouse District from chef Emeril Lagasse.

Mr. Ed's Oyster Bar & Fish House
Mr. Ed's features traditional New Orleans seafood on St. Charles Avenue.

In-the-know foodies flock to this French-inspired wine bar in the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans.

Nine Roses Cafe
Nine Roses has brought its authentic Vietnamese cuisine to the French Quarter.

Public Service
Modern comfort food at the NOPSI Hotel.

Red Dog Diner
Red Dog Diner offers comfort food all day long in the Garden District.

Chef Brett Duffee serves up "casual, contemporary Louisiana cuisine" at this restaurant from owner Susan Spicer.

Saint Cecilia
Casual Southern fare and cocktails in the French Quarter.

Ted Brennan's Decatur
Previous Brennan's chef Lazone Randolph oversees this French Quarter restaurant.

Turkey and the Wolf
Upscale gas station fare in the Garden District from a fine dining chef.


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