New restaurants have expanded New Orleans’ dining options in recent months.Dian Xin brought dumplings and Chinese dishes to Lower Decatur Street. Costera serves paella and Spanish dishes in Uptown. Bonnets NOLA spiced up Caribbean-influenced soul food in the Lower Garden District. Taco and margarita patio restaurant Barracuda is opening in Uptown. Chef Dominique Macquet serves French-inspired dishes at his rotisserie and oyster bar Bordeaux in Uptown. Indonesian influences find their way into chef Sue Zemanick’s menu at Zasu in Mid-City.Gambit’s Spring Restaurant Guide includes these places and many more, from casual to fine dining spots, traditional neighborhood joints to new taverns and more. The guide has information on menu items, hours of operation, reservation policies and more.Scroll down to view our complete rundown of restaurants. Or click a letter below to explore all the restaurants that, say, start with the letter 'R!'A B C D … [Read more...] about From A-Z, a complete guide to every New Orleans restaurant you can imagine
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The New Orleans Police Department will be “all hands on deck,” during Carnival, NOPD Superintendent Shaun Ferguson said. There will be twice as many 911 and 311 dispatchers working during the Mardi Gras season, officials said, and more than 170 Louisiana State Police Troopers will be assigned to New Orleans to help increase police visibility.“We are more than prepared for Mardi Gras 2019,” New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell said Tuesday (Feb. 12) at a news conference to brief the public on the city’s public safety plan and remind residents and visitors of the rules.Agency leaders who spoke at the news conference offered reminders and resources for parade goers:No guns on the route“Please leave your guns at home,” Ferguson said.NOPD will have officers along on the route, as well as behind the crowds during the Mardi Gras season, Ferguson said, and carrying a gun at a parade is among the offenses that can draw their attention.State Police … [Read more...] about Mardi Gras 2019: What New Orleans’ public safety leaders and mayor want you to know
Annunciation Restaurant1016 Annunciation St., (504) 568-0245; www.annunciationrestaurant.comSesame-crusted yellowfin tuna is served with Creole fried rice, sweet potatoes with habanero pepper and house Steel sauce. Reservations accepted. Dinner daily. $$$Apolline4729 Magazine St., (504) 894-8881; www.apollinerestaurant.comSlow-cooked pork belly is served with black-eyed peas and mixed greens. Limited delivery available. Reservations accepted for dinner. Brunch and dinner Tue.-Sun. $$$Atchafalaya901 Louisiana Ave., (504) 891-9626; www.atchafalayarestaurant.comBlack drum Jubilee comes with Gulf shrimp, oysters, jumbo lump crabmeat, sweet corn, stewed okra and tomatoes and crab-fat butter crostini. Reservations recommended. Dinner daily, brunch Thu.-Mon. $$$Balise640 Carondelet St., (504) 459-4449; www.balisenola.comA BT cheeseburger features sharp cheddar cheese, caramelized onions, bread-and-butter pickles and comeback sauce on a brioche bun served with fries. Delivery available. … [Read more...] about Where to eat contemporary Louisiana food in New Orleans: Gambit’s 2019 winter restaurant guide
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Food Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Food | Gumbo, the Classic New Orleans Dish, Is Dead. Long Live Gumbo. Supported by Rich in flavor and history, the dish is no longer a fixture of local restaurants. Some chefs see that as a chance to reinvent it. ByBrett Anderson Jan. 8, 2019 NEW ORLEANS — Decades ago, soon after moving to this city from India, Arvinder Vilkhu began telling his wife and children, “If we ever have a restaurant, we must have a curried gumbo.” Mr. Vilkhu had tasted his first gumbo in 1984 during a job interview at a New Orleans hotel. “I was so much in love,” he said of the rich dish, something between a soup and a stew. He began developing his own distinctive version after immigrating here later that year. But it wasn’t until 2017, when the family opened their Indian restaurant, Saffron Nola, on a … [Read more...] about Gumbo, the Classic New Orleans Dish, Is Dead. Long Live Gumbo.
A carjacking, a robbery and two attempted robberies were reported across New Orleans within 12 hours, the Police Department said Saturday (June 16). Here are details from preliminary police reports: Gentilly -- A 65-year-old man and 40-year-old woman were stopped at a traffic signal near Franklin Avenue and Gentilly Boulevard on Friday at 6:39 p.m. when two armed men approached and demanded they exit their car. They complied, and the gunmen men fled in their silver 2011 Chevrolet Aveo with Louisiana license plate H415247. French Quarter -- At 9:34 p.m., a thief tried to steal a 70-year-old man's wallet in the 1000 block of Decatur Street. A struggle ensued, and the would-be thief fled. It was unclear if he stole the wallet. Downtown -- Saturday at 5:10 a.m., a 22-year-old man was approached by a man in white sedan near St. Claude and Franklin avenues. The man in the car brandished a silver pistol and demanded the victim's property. The robber fled with … [Read more...] about Carjacking, 3 holdups reported in 12 hours in New Orleans, police say