Self-proclaimed vampire Belfazaar Ashantison met with New Orleans chef Isaac Toups to learn about the intricacies of cooking with blood and partake in some together.
More than four years ago, three detectives in the New Orleans Police Department decided to hang up fighting crime to open a doughnut shop. There was only one problem: no one actually knew how to make doughnuts.
Established in 1905, Galatoire's is the best place in New Orleans for old-world French-Creole cuisine. But that honor comes with the burden that it's not allowed to change.
At 93 years young, Miss Leah Chase has defined Creole cuisine in the Big Easy for over 75 years. But the importance of Chase and her restaurant stretch far beyond the food.
I sipped the official drink of New Orleans at Hotel Monteleone’s Carousel Bar, where I asked bartender Marvin Allen about the hotel’s haunted history.
I met with the premium psychic medium in New Orleans to understand what departed and famous members of the food world think about our current culinary choices.
Katrina "taught me that New Orleans is bigger than me,” says chef John Besh, whose name and restaurants are synonymous with the city.
Rollins “Bullet” Garcia Sr. is a longtime New Orleans barkeep and owner of the legendary Bullet’s Sports Bar. A victim of a shooting that earned him his nickname, Bullet is a devoted member of the Seventh Ward neighborhood—but don't ask him to start...
At the stroke of midnight on April 22, it became illegal to smoke cigarettes in New Orleans’ many bars, casinos, and restaurants. It was a real blow to a city that openly promotes its love of classic debauchery: booze, sex, and tobacco.
New Orleans hates change. If you want to update, modernize, renew, renovate, or re-imagine something, don’t. But one bartender has helped to innovate the contemporary cocktail scene for bartenders with a project that had illegal beginnings.
There are things you can’t get at quiet cocktail bars far removed from the chaos of New Orleans. For one, you’ll never have a man who’s holding a bible scream in your face, or watch a bartender pour a shot of Fireball into a guy’s mouth and then...