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New Orleans: Food, Drinks and Dining

New Orleans food (and drink), well, we’re a bit famous for it, you know? Delicious food and amazing restaurants are waiting for you all over New Orleans. From Cajun and Creole, to 4-star white tablecloth dining, to new twists in traditional New Orleans classic recipes, goNOLA.com will keep you up to date on all the latest dining news.

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Cheaper Eats: Where to Eat Free Food in New Orleans

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If cheap eats are a good thing, are free eats even better? For the budget conscious bar-goer, that’s a resounding “yes!” and if free eats are of interest to you, then you’re in luck. Here in New Orleans have not only a wide range of cheap eats, but we also have many ways to get free meals in this city. …

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COOLinary Recipe: Tivoli & Lee’s Louisiana Gulf Poke Salad

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Dine on chef Marcus Woodham’s Louisiana Gulf Poke Salad at Tivoli & Lee.

As COOLinary Restaurant Month winds down today, you’ve got one last chance to indulge and dine out for less. Choose from more than 50 participating local restaurants, including local favorite Tivoli & Lee. This cozy restaurant tucked away inside of The Hotel Modern has been featuring a …

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National Sandwich Month: Bloggers’ Favorite New Orleans Sandwiches

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This month we ventured between the bread for National Sandwich Month, celebrating New Orleans’ sammy offerings from the traditional to the ones representing a newer wave of cuisine in the city. To wrap up our sandwich coverage as August comes to an end, our team of GoNOLA bloggers shared their favorite New Orleans sandwiches. Some are from places you might …

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GoNOLA Top 10: Happy Hours for Food and Drinks

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Living and working in New Orleans means working hard so you can play even harder. But why should weekends have all of the fun? An extensive list of local restaurants offering happy hours — some lasting as late as 7 p.m. and on the weekends, too — are the perfect excuse to gather with co-workers and friends over some early …

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COOLinary Restaurant Month Pick: Criollo Restaurant

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August in New Orleans is a great time to dine out, as restaurants all over town celebrate COOLinary Restaurant Month and offer affordable and delicious lunch and dinner menu specials. This month we’re stuffing our bellies full of fine cuisine, with a stop this week at Criollo Restaurant.

Indulge in fresh Gulf fish during COOLinary Restaurant Month at Criollo Restaurant.…

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Off the Beaten Path: A Neighborhood Guide to the French Quarter

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New Orleans’ French Quarter offers no shortage of things to do and places to eat and drink. But with our neighborhood guide to the French Quarter we’re going slightly off the beaten path: here’s some itineraries you might not find in all the guidebooks, but you’ll be glad to discover when you’re out exploring New Orleans’ oldest historic neighborhood.

Little …

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Cheap Eats in New Orleans: 5 Places to Try in 5 Neighborhoods

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New Orleans is known world-wide for being home to some of the finest restaurants. Sometimes fine dining is what you’re going for; more often than not, though, you really just want a quick meal that won’t take a big bite out of your wallet. If you’re nodding your head “yes” to this, then check out my recommendations for five cheap …

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National Sandwich Month: The 10 Best Places to Get a Vegetarian Sandwich in New Orleans

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This month is National Sandwich Month, and it is a time for celebrating the endless possibilities of cuisine enclosed by two pieces of bread. Here in New Orleans, we have shrimp poboys and muffulettas galore, but vegetarians may be asking themselves, “What does New Orleans have for me?” Luckily, New Orleans has a host of fabulous restaurants that offer …

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COOLinary Restaurant Month Pick: The Fountain Lounge

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Now that we’ve passed the halfway mark of COOLinary Restaurant Month, we hope you’ve taken the opportunity to indulge in at least a few of the many restaurant deals available throughout New Orleans in August. With more than 50 participating restaurants to choose from, you’re bound to discover a new favorite dish while dining out for less. This week we’re …

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My New Orleans: 20 Questions with Dustin Brien

20 Questions About Food

While living and working in his native Boston, Dustin Brien, chef at Salu on Magazine Street, met a girl from New Orleans. That girl, who later become his wife, brought him to the Crescent City. And he’s very glad she did. When Dustin came on at Salu two years ago, he switched the focus from strictly Spanish tapas to a …

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Rhythm & Breakfast: Gospel Brunch in New Orleans

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In New Orleans, food and music are some of the things that we do best, and when you put the two together, you get an unforgettable experience. That’s why the Gospel Brunch at House of Blues is an experience not to be missed. Brunch is one of our favorite meals in New Orleans, and the Gospel Brunch buffet is stacked …

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Sweet Spots: 7 Delicious Donut Shops in New Orleans

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Alert the officials! New Orleans has officially gone cuckoo for donuts. And when it comes to these delightfully warm, sugary treats, we don’t discriminate on color, shape or size. Whether they’re sprinkled, jelly-filled, powdered sugar topped or sliced in half and used as sandwich bread, donuts have found a way into our hearts and onto our plates faster than you …

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National Sandwich Month: The Best Places to Get a Cuban Sandwich in New Orleans

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New Orleans is known for having some of the best, most unique food in the world, and one of our famous foods is the poboy. Our take on sandwiches is uniquely New Orleanian, but we are a city of diverse sandwich lovers, so our sandwich offerings go well beyond the poboy. In honor of National Sandwich Month, we thought …

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COOLinary Restaurant Month Pick: Muriel’s Jackson Square

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All throughout the month of August, COOLinary New Orleans offers locals and tourists alike the chance to dine out and indulge for less, with menu specials at more than 50 participating restaurants around town. With so many great deals and amazing lunch and dinner options, it can be hard to choose where to start. This week’s pick is Muriel’s, located …

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Oysters: The Pearl of New Orleans Cuisine

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While New Orleans is known for its wide variety of seafood, oysters stand above the rest as the stalwart of the city’s offerings. Oysters are the only shellfish from the Gulf consumed raw, most often from their thick shells, but the Crescent City also boasts a variety of cooked preparations that both locals and visitors alike fawn over endlessly. Most …

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COOLinary Restaurant Month Pick: Palace Cafe

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August in New Orleans means an amazing array of food at great prices, as more than 50 restaurants around town celebrate COOLinary Restaurant Month. Now is a great time to treat yourself and dine out, as you can indulge in great meals at fine dining restaurants for reduced prices.

Palace Cafe serves up Andouille Crusted Fish as part of their …

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