Tag: Louisiana

The Zimmern List New Orleans: R&O Restaurant

Po’ Boys at R&O Restaurant There is no city in the world like New Orleans. Its history, culture and cuisine truly make it a magical and captivating place. From muffuletta sandwiches at Central Grocery to oysters Rockefeller at Galatoire’s, even the most touristy restaurants are irresistible. On my last visit, I discovered a new favorite…  Read More

Andrew Zimmern Travels to the Heart of Cajun Country on Bizarre Foods

Tune in for Bizarre Foods: Cajun Country Aug. 15 at 9|8c on Travel Channel On this episode of Bizarre Foods, I’m traversing the heart of Acadiana, an untouched bastion of American history where centuries-old traditions remain a way of life. A region of swamps, bayous and gulf coast marshes, people in Cajun country still live…  Read More

Pêche Seafood Grill

Homage to Gulf Seafood Located in the Warehouse District, just down the street from the famed pork-centric Cochon and the adjacent sandwich shop and salumeria Butcher, Pêche Seafood Grill is the newest addition to chef/restaurateur Donald Link’s growing list of praise worthy restaurants in New Orleans. The show piece of this rustic-meets-modern seafood restaurant is the…  Read More

Donald Link’s Guide to New Orleans

Where to Eat & Drink in the Big Easy By Donald Link New Orleans has countless classic bars and restaurants. One of my favorite things about this city is how these old classics work with some of the newer classics and interesting aspects of the scene that make New Orleans such a fascinating place to…  Read More

5 Questions: Justin Devillier

Embracing a Proud Culinary Tradition Representing his adopted home town on the current season of Bravo’s Top Chef, Justin Devillier is the chef and owner of New Orleans’ fantastic neighborhood bistro, La Petite Grocery. Since taking the reins in 2007, the California-native has focused on traditional Louisiana flavors and ingredients in his contemporary cuisine – think turtle bolognese…  Read More

La Provence

A Taste of Provence in Cajun Country During the Bizarre Foods America Third Coast shoot, I loved hanging out with my buddy John Besh doing all things duck at La Provence, his acclaimed restaurant located just north of New Orleans on the shores of Lake Pontchartrain. At this day-trip-worthy French eatery, Besh and chef Erick Loos…  Read More

August

Flavors of the Big Easy Located in a 19th-century French-Creole building fitted with mahogany paneling and crystal chandeliers, August is the flagship restaurant of James Beard award-winning chef John Besh. The menu seamlessly combines French classics with Besh’s southern Louisiana roots, showcasing a stunning array of oysters, crawfish, pastas crushed under the weight of sliced truffles,…  Read More

5 Questions: John Besh

Southern Charmer John Besh is one of the most celebrated chefs in the American South, with nine acclaimed restaurants (including his ever-popular flagship August), two award-winning cookbooks and a beloved cooking show. The James Beard award-winner is New Orleans’ biggest advocate, not only playing a crucial role in helping the city rebuild after Hurricane Katrina,…  Read More

August

Flavors of the Big Easy Located in a 19th-century French-Creole building fitted with mahogany paneling and crystal chandeliers, August is the flagship restaurant of James Beard award-winning chef John Besh. The menu seamlessly combines French classics with Besh’s southern Louisiana roots, showcasing a stunning array of oysters, crawfish, pastas crushed under the weight of sliced truffles,…  Read More

5 Questions: John Besh

Southern Charmer John Besh is one of the most celebrated chefs in the American South, with nine acclaimed restaurants (including his ever-popular flagship August), two award-winning cookbooks and a beloved cooking show. The James Beard award-winner is New Orleans’ biggest advocate, not only playing a crucial role in helping the city rebuild after Hurricane Katrina,…  Read More

Cochon Butcher

An Artisanal Cajun Salumeria Adjacent to chef Donald Link‘s famed Cochon (a.k.a. the Cajun restaurant of your dreams), Cochon Butcher is a sandwich shop, wine bar and salumeria specializing in Louisiana-style housemade charcuterie, terrines and sausages. Link is bringing back traditional old-world techniques and authentic Cajun flavor with the andouille, boudin, tasso and head cheese (among…  Read More

Cochon Butcher

An Artisanal Cajun Salumeria Adjacent to chef Donald Link‘s famed Cochon (a.k.a. the Cajun restaurant of your dreams), Cochon Butcher is a sandwich shop, wine bar and salumeria specializing in Louisiana-style housemade charcuterie, terrines and sausages. Link is bringing back traditional old-world techniques and authentic Cajun flavor with the andouille, boudin, tasso and head cheese (among…  Read More

Cochon

Cajun Cuisine By Bob & Sue Chef Donald Link has several successful restaurants and an adjacent sandwich shop (Butcher) and features Cajun specialties at this modern, high ceiling restaurant.  We shared most of the extensive appetizer menu including deviled crab, fried alligator with chili garlic aioli, boudin sausage with pickled peppers, smoked pork ribs with…  Read More

Cochon

Cajun Cuisine By Bob & Sue Chef Donald Link has several successful restaurants and an adjacent sandwich shop (Butcher) and features Cajun specialties at this modern, high ceiling restaurant.  We shared most of the extensive appetizer menu including deviled crab, fried alligator with chili garlic aioli, boudin sausage with pickled peppers, smoked pork ribs with…  Read More