50 best new restaurants in America
, and three New Orleans eateries made the cut.
Best Restaurant Group’s bakery and cafe Willa Jea
n (611 O'Keefe Ave., 504-509-7334) the Ace Hotel’s new Italian stunner Josephine Estelle
(600 Carondelet St., 504-900-1180) and 9th Ward French bar and bistro N7
(1117 Montegut St.) are all finalists on the 2016 list, an annual tome of the country’s most buzzed about restaurants compiled by magazine staffers Andrew Knowlton and Julia Kramer.
Lafayette’s Pop’s Po-boys was the only other Louisiana restaurant to make the list.
In the past two years both Shaya and Michael Gulotta’s MoPho made the best 50 list
, though neither made it to the Hot 10, which will be announced Aug. 16.
For more on this year’s finalists, visit the magazine’s website here.
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