According to USA today travel, New Orleans had 809 restaurants pre-Katrina and 1,366 restaurants post-Katrina. You could dine at a different place every night for the rest of your life and never scratch the surface. With a population of 370,000, NOLA is the most restaurant-dense city in the US, a gastronomic explosion of all cuisines, but their signature styles are Creole and Cajun, and heavy on the seafood. Creole: free black citizens. Cajun: French Canadians exiled from Nova Scotia. Here are a few restaurant pics. I will add more later.
B&C Riverside Seafood Restaurant Vacherie LA
Antoines Restaurant, New Orleans
Circa 1840 Grand Dame & birthplace of oysters Rockefeller.
Ageless Cafe du Monde – home of Beignets and chicory coffee.
Grab an outdoor table at Cafe du Monde. You’re on Jackson Square facing St. Louis Cathedral across the street, a front row seat on horse drawn carriages, flocks of artists pinning their paintings to the black wrought iron, freeze models with cups, tourists, musicians, and general delightful cacophony.