"In a way, all of New Orleans has a neighborhood feel," photographer Kerri McCaffety tells food critic Sara Roahen while discussing McCaffety's new book, Etouffee, Mon Amour: The Great Restaurants of New Orleans -- featured in this week's issue. "A lot of the great restaurants here, from Upperline to Jack Dempsey's, have that comfortable, familiar style."
Indeed, there is something undeniably reassuring
about New Orleans' restaurants when we considering them literally in their proper
place. From the hallowed halls of an Arnaud's or the upscale ambience of a Zoe
Bistrot, we know exactly where we are when we're dining in New Orleans. And,
invariably, we know we're in the right place. This is why, for the 15th year,
we present the fall edition of our restaurant guide by neighborhood. Here's
hoping you'll find your place on the map.