Two Dozen Best Standard-Setting Restaurants, 2016

The small space where many previous restaurants have been then ceased to be also has a track record of hosting better restaurants with each new opening. Carrollton Market (it’s a restaurant, not a grocery store) is, therefore, the best yet. It has a decided French touch with more than a little influence from the Cajun,. . . Continue Reading >>>

The 21 Best Restaurants in New Orleans Right Now

It sometimes seems tiresome when chefs go on about how they keep their food seasonal, but that’s the reality at Carrollton Market, which sources all of its ingredients from, you guessed it, local markets and farms, forcing it to change the menu often depending on available ingredients. The result is a menu that’s always fresh,. . . Continue Reading >>>

4 Top Brunches to Enjoy While Visiting New Orleans

The Court of Two Sisters is known for its daily jazz brunch, but come the weekend everybody gets into the eggs act around New Orleans. Carrollton Market Chef Jason Goodenough (yes, that’s really his name) rolls out an exquisite brunch menu of dishes at his Riverbend eatery all well under $20. Try the “Brunch Poutine”—hand-cut French fries,. . . Continue Reading >>>

Southern Brunch in New Orleans Means Cocktails With Your Biscuits ‘n’ Gravy

When it comes to Southern-style brunch, we expect classics that we know and love, like warm biscuits covered in thick gravy. But local chefs behind the modern Southern cuisine movement have taken these items up a notch, preparing them with local ingredients and contemporary culinary techniques. Their brunch menus are wide ranging, offering both simple. . . Continue Reading >>>

The 10 Best Spots for Oysters in New Orleans

The world may be your oyster, but New Orleans is certainly the pearl. When certain local restaurants (ahem, Antoine’s) have invented some of the most prized oyster dishes in the world, you know we’re doing it right. Whether you want them served raw, bubbling with cheese, or stuffed in a po-boy, here’s where to throw. . . Continue Reading >>>

Gumbo, Jambalaya and All That Jazz in New Orleans

WHEN Barack Obama dropped by on the campaign trail to sample the Creole cuisine at Leah Chase’s legendary restaurant in Treme, Dooky Chase, he got a vote of no confidence from the proprietor. “Oh no, you don’t,” she told him straight as Mr President sought to slap some hot sauce on his gumbo. New Orleans. . . Continue Reading >>>

Carrollton Market Does The Coolinary

Officially, the Coolinary for 2015 ends this weekend. But the end of August doesn’t mean the end of summer doldrums in restaurants. If you call some of the best Coolinary restaurants we’ve presented here for the past month and a half, you’ll find many summer specials are still out there to be enjoyed. Carrollton Market. . . Continue Reading >>>

Carrollton Market Launches Brunch in the Riverbend Over Labor Day

Starting Labor Day weekend, chef Jason Goodenough is launching brunch at his acclaimed Riverbend stunner Carrollton Market.  The first service will roll out on Sunday September 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and every following Sunday with menu items including plates of Benton’s Bacon, house made maple breakfast sausage, cinammon rolls and even a burger (btw,. . . Continue Reading >>>

Rebellion, Carrollton Market jump into brunch game

Brunch at Carrollton Market starts Sept. 6. Chef Jason Goodenough says the menu was crafted following a successful Easter brunch at the Riverbend restaurant. It features elevated breakfast dishes such as pancakes, omelets and French toast, but also includes a burger made with 44 Farms beef and bacon-onion jam, and chicken-fried steak a la Milanese served with eggs. . . Continue Reading >>>

7 Ways New Orleans Casts Its Spell

Intoxicating. That’s the word that best describes New Orleans – the famed birthplace of jazz, capital of the occult and the most distinctive and mysterious city in America. A multicultural melting pot resting on a curve of the Mississippi River, the Big Easy was founded in Louisiana by French colonists in 1718, and makes a big. . . Continue Reading >>>

These are Nola’s Best COOLINARY Menus For Dining Cheap in August

Where to eat lunch, brunch, and dinner for less in August. New Orleans’ month-long COOLinary dining promotion will soon be underway for the entire duration of August, which means some of our city’s top restaurants will be offering affordable prix fixe menus in hopes of perking up summer snoozeville. It’s a good way to experience fine. . . Continue Reading >>>

Southern Supper: Carrollton Market Pop-Up in Leland, Mississippi

On Saturday July 25th Chef Jason Goodenough will delve deep into the Delta as the guest culinary artist of “the inaugural Deer Creek Mingle.” Everything and everyone comes together in what promises to be an enchanted evening at the historic Thompson House in Leland, Mississippi. The event is playfully, and perhaps aptly named, “The Deer. . . Continue Reading >>>

New Orleans’ Hottest New Trend: ‘Modern Southern’

Ian McNulty on what to order at the new flock of modern Southern charmers in town. Modern Southern is taking over the New Orleans dining scene, Ian McNulty reports this week, with a handful of southern regional restaurants opening in the past few months alone. While the trend has ‘been building for sometime now’—since Boucherie,. . . Continue Reading >>>

Food demonstrations at the New Orleans Jazz Fest are the flavor of the state

I’m always amazed when people express surprise that there are cooking demonstrations at the New Orleans Jazz Fest. It’s the Jazz and Heritage Festival, and “heritage” means there is much more than music. The food vendors are carefully vetted to represent the state’s traditions as well as tastes. And so are the food demonstrations. The demonstrations are held. . . Continue Reading >>>

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