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Part Two: Top Picks for the Best Eats in the Big Easy

Part Two: Top Picks for the Best Eats in the Big Easy

A visit to New Orleans should be on everyone’s culinary bucket list. The best New Orleans eating tours veer from high to low and from new to old, from the comfortable to the unexpected–all lubricated by a significant amount of liquid sustenance. You will never run out of beignets, hurricanes, red beans and rice, jambalaya, and crawfish-étouffé. Here are some places that are fantastic for when you want to dine like a southerner in New Orleans. We posted Part One previously. Check it out HERE!

Le Bayou Restaurant- 208 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Le Bayou seafood restaurant and oyster bar serves the classics of New Orleans in the perfect casual dining atmosphere. 

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New Orleans Creole Cookery-  508 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130

You haven’t experienced New Orleans until you’ve been to New Orleans Creole Cookery! Launched by A.J. and Anna Tusa of the famous New Orleans Tusa restaurant family, the New Orleans Creole Cookery boasts a spark of new-generation energy, presenting some of New Orleans’ most treasured cooking traditions in an innovative setting that speaks to the way people dine today. 
Char-Grilled Oysters with Garlic Toast

Char-Grilled Oysters with Garlic Toast

Char-Grilled Oysters with Garlic Toast

Char-Grilled Oysters with Garlic Toast

CRAB STUFFED MUSHROOMS

CRAB STUFFED MUSHROOMS

WEDGE |  Crisp cool wedge of iceberg lettuce with grape tomatoes, topped with Maytag Bleu Cheese crumbles & bacon crumbles, and served with bleu dressing.

WEDGE | Crisp cool wedge of iceberg lettuce with grape tomatoes, topped with Maytag Bleu Cheese crumbles & bacon crumbles, and served with bleu dressing.

The Ruby Slipper Cafe-  200 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130

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Bloody Mary

Bloody Mary

Bbq Shrimp & Grits Sautéed gulf shrimp with an amber beer & rosemary reduction, creamy stone-ground grits served with a buttermilk biscuit

Bbq Shrimp & Grits-Sautéed gulf shrimp with an amber beer & rosemary reduction, creamy stone-ground grits served with a buttermilk biscuit

 Eggs Blackstone Applewood-smoked bacon, grilled tomato on a open-faced buttermilk biscuit, topped with two poached eggs and hollandaise (served with breakfast potatoes)

Eggs Blackstone- Applewood-smoked bacon, grilled tomato on a open-faced buttermilk biscuit, topped with two poached eggs and hollandaise 

 Corned Beef Bennie Housemade corned beef hash served over an open-faced buttermilk biscuit, accented with a horseradish cream, topped with two poached eggs and finished with hollandaise

Corned Beef Bennie-Housemade corned beef hash served over an open-faced buttermilk biscuit, accented with a horseradish cream, topped with two poached eggs and finished with hollandaise

Spicy Bacon Bloody Mary

Spicy Bacon Bloody Mary

Saints and Sinners-627 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Channing Tatum’s arousing restaurant bar, Saints & Sinners, is THE place to have a sinfully good time.

Saints & Sinners Tacos —  Three corn tortillas with your choice of fried or citrus blackened gulf fish, alligator or shrimp. Served with spring mix and our housemade fresh mango, red onion, fire-roasted red pepper and tomato salsa. Topped with our Bangin’ sauce.

Saints & Sinners Tacos —Three corn tortillas with your choice of fried or citrus blackened gulf fish, alligator or shrimp. Served with spring mix and our housemade fresh mango, red onion, fire-roasted red pepper and tomato salsa. Topped with our Bangin’ sauce.

Crawfish —A pound and a half of quite possibly the best piece of tail you’ve ever had.

Crawfish —A pound and a half of quite possibly the best piece of tail you’ve ever had.

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