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2015 Battle of the…

Nov 27 - 27, 2015
The Bayou Classic is more than a football game. This annual event is one of the… more

America, Illustrated:…

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Nov 27, 2015 - Jan 03, 2016
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David Hansen's Garden…

Nov 27, 2015
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

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Swipe Right and come and play in the Lounge at Foundation Room. DJ Raj Smoove… more

Florida Room: Jessica…

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Friday Nights at NOMA

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Sixty Minute Sip Down

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The Historic New…

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The Historic New Orleans Collection marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane… more

The Photography of…

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The Photography of Modernist Cuisine: The Exhibition, a collection of over 50… more

Tim Youd: 100 Novels

Nov 27, 2015 - Feb 21, 2016
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Nov 27, 2015 - Jan 10, 2016
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Visions of US explores evolving ideas about American cultural identity from the… more

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2015 Battle of the…

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New Orleans Restaurants

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Family recipes that date back 100 years, bread pudding beckoning from a bed of decadent caramel sauce, fresh Redfish topped with jumbo lump crabmeat - if one thing's for sure, it's that food in New Orleans- from gumbo to grits- is a serious affair. In New Orleans, food is an art form and chefs are rock stars. And with more than 1,400 restaurants to choose from, everyone is sure to find meals to make their taste buds sing.

New Orleans restaurateurs and renowned chefs are passionate about their craft, and it shows in their achievements that are rarely, if ever, replicated outside the Crescent City. New Orleans racked up an impressive six James Beard nominations this year, and after your visit you'll understand why.

The city's Creole, Cajun and French signature dishes are just the tip of the menu. While exploring New Orleans' culinary wonders, don't forget to explore the offerings of other cuisines, including Latin, Mediterranean, Asian and Italian fare which infuse traditional preparation with an amazing array of South Louisiana spices, produce and seafood.


Restaurant Directory

With over 1,000 restaurant options, browse our directory for insight into where to find the best food in neighborhoods across the city from seafood to...more


Traditional Foods

World-famous, New Orleans cuisine ranges from haute to down-home and it’s all delicious! Learn about the traditional dishes that you must sample...more


Culinary Festivals

Visit during one of the city’s culinary festivals which pair our love of food with music, cocktails and education. Perfect for the established foodie...more


COOLinary New Orleans

Mark your calendar for August 2015. This annual culinary tradition features specially priced pre-fixed lunch and dinner menus all month long.more


New Orleans Cocktails

In New Orleans, a great drink is just as important as a great meal. Check out our list of New Orleans libations and the bars, pubs and lounges where...more


Celebrity Chefs

In New Orleans, our chefs are rock stars and the stuff of legend. Here are just a few who've reach name-recognition status in New Orleans and beyond.more