Russell's Marina Grill
8555 Pontchartrain Blvd., 282-9999
This lakefront diner lays claim to inventing the "onion mumm," a bouquet of batter-fried onion with remoulade in its center.
Mahony's Po-Boy Shop
3454 Magazine St., 899-3374
Ethereally thin, fried onion ribbons can be eaten by hand or twirled on a fork like spaghetti.
333 St. Charles Ave., 378-2840
The traditional onion tart, or flamenküche, has a crisp crust and plenty of cheese and bacon.
5932 Magazine St., 897-3974
Cebollitas, or grilled green onions with salt and lime, are as delicious as they are simple.
217 Camp St., 587-7720
A blend of several sweet and sharp onions flavor a classic Spanish tortilla dish.