The Hottest Happy Hours in New Orleans, Summer 2016

Head to the Riverbend for complimentary passed hors d’oeuvres and a gourmet burger that starts at $8 and includes house cut fries on a Gracious Bakery challah bun. Toppings are $1.50 each and include gruyere, sharp cheddar, Benton’s bacon, and caramelized onions. Classic cocktails and house wines are $6. Tuesday-Friday, 5-7pm.

A Dozen Grilled, Smoked and Fried Oyster Dishes to Try

At first glance the name might seem to undersell this dish. But Oysters Goodenough are proudly named for their creator, chef Jason Goodenough, and they’re a flagship dish at his Riverbend bistro. The oysters are fried and placed back in their shells, which serve as small, individual pots of bacon and creamed leeks under velvety,. . . Continue Reading >>>

10 Reasons New Orleans Donuts Dunk National Chains

It would be a crying shame if we didn’t include the stellar doughnut-derived dessert only to be found at Carrollton Market in the Riverbend. Chef Jason Goodenough has already blown us away with his fabulous fried oysters made with Benton’s bacon and Béarnaise sauce, so it should be no surprise to discover a dessert like his Café. . . Continue Reading >>>