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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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Coming Soon: The New Southern Food & Beverage Museum

Cocktail Culture Events Family Friendly Food History Restaurants Things To Do

You can learn a lot about a culture through its food and drink. The Southern Food and Beverage Museum (SOFAB) is a great place to get a taste — literally — of our region, and it’s poised to reopen at a new location on Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard. On Sept. 29 the museum, formerly located inside the Riverwalk shopping mall, …

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GoNOLA Top 5: Fall-Worthy New Orleans Food Trucks

Food

Fall in New Orleans is simply blissful. The crisp air and low humidity draw everyone outside to soak up these next few months of park-walking, bike riding and outdoor dining weather we look forward to every year. That being said, I urge you to give your barbecue a break and pay a visit to some local food trucks for a …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 20 Kid-Friendly Dining Spots in NOLA thumbnail

GoNOLA Recommends: 20 Kid-Friendly Dining Spots in NOLA

Family Friendly Food Restaurants

While many people think of the Crescent City as a playground for adults, it’s also a highly family friendly city that welcomes people of all ages. We have numerous activities for young and old, as well as quite a few family-friendly dining spots. The restaurants run the gamut from pizza to Tex-Mex to New Orleans-style fare. Today we’re looking at …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: NOLA Restaurant’s Miss Hay’s Stuffed Chicken Wings

Food Recipes Sports & Recreation

With the first Saints home game coming up on Sept. 21, Who Dat hysteria is reaching a fever pitch. Whether you’re lucky enough to watch the game at the Superdome, or you’re watching the game at a bar or with friends and family at home, having plenty of good food on hand is crucial. If you want a place to …

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GoNOLA Find: Grow Dat Youth Farm

Food

New Orleans’s selection of farmers markets and other purveyors of local produce and other goods continues to proliferate. There’s the Crescent City Farmers Market, which appears in several parts of the city throughout the week, and Hollygrove Market and Farm, which offers farmers market goods during grocery store hours; the New Orleans Food Co-Op, which sells local and organic goods …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Le Foret Pan Roasted Gulf Fish & Soft Shell Crab with Corn Maque Choux

Food Recipes

In New Orleans, the culinary excitement never stops. Kicking off tomorrow is We Live to Eat Restaurant Week, Sept. 8-14, 2014. Take advantage of special deals and prix fixe menu options at participating restaurants all around town, including Le Foret. For their dinner special during this event, you can choose between two amazing entrees: cornmeal crusted softshell crab or pan

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We Live to Eat Restaurant Week 2014: Top 3 Lunch and Dinner Menu Picks

Food Restaurants Things To Do

In case you needed another excuse to dine out in New Orleans this month, We Live To Eat’s Restaurant Week is taking place Sept. 8-14, 2014. Participating restaurants will offer exceptional deals on set two-course lunch and three-course dinner menus, some of which are prix fixe, providing the diner with even more delicious options. But considering there’s only one week …

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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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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Tivoli & Lee’s Louisiana Gulf Poke Salad

Food Recipes Restaurants

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

Local favorite Tivoli & Lee is a cozy restaurant tucked away inside of The Hotel Modern features delectable dishes such as a beet salad with herbed ricotta and duck tasso, plus a fettuccine entree featuring turtle, squid ink, grape tomatoes and pickled quail eggs. Dine on chef …

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National Sandwich Month: Bloggers’ Favorite New Orleans Sandwiches

Food Restaurants

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

Cocktail Culture Food Restaurants Things To Do

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

Food Restaurants

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

Food Nightlife Restaurants Things To Do

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

Food Restaurants

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

Food Restaurants

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

Food Recipes Restaurants

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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