Warehouse restaurant offers budget-friendly Mexican food and a tequila bar
Much like other popular culinary couples — bread and butter, peanut butter and jelly — tacos and tequila have a natural hand-in-glove fit. The Warehouse District's recent addition — aptly named Tacos and Tequila — shines a spotlight on the twosome, offering inexpensive Mexican classics in playful, luchador-themed environs.
A little dis, a little dat: burgers and more on an expanded menu.
Hot dogs — specifically those crafted by Dat Dog — have become an unexpected staple of the New Orleans' dining scene in recent years. From the original shed on Freret Street, the restaurant has grown into a collection of outposts with bars and patios across the city.
Sarah Baird finds an anchor of the Northshore dining scene at this culinary retreat
Ox Lot 9 derives its name from Covington's original planning scheme, which allowed space for farmers to tie up their oxen. Rustic elements inform the restaurant, which is a relatively undiscovered gem inside the Southern Hotel and an up-and-coming anchor for Northshore fine dining.
Sarah Baird finds elegant Indian food at a familiar Faubourg Marigny address
My tandoori-loving heart skipped a beat when the Schiro's Bar & Cafe space began a slow-but-steady conversion into Silk Road, a New Orleans-influenced Indian restaurant. Those who know the joy of a thick, ghee-glistened yellow curry will flock to Silk Road, which — in its fledgling state — already is serving the kind of high-quality, richly nuanced Indian food that is rare in New Orleans.
As temperatures drop, many diners look for a good spot to grab a dozen oysters. Those who love watching shuckers at work but wince at the thought of braving the crowds at well-known oyster bars might find the under-the-radar answer to their prayers at The Half Shell.