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  • Jacked-Up Morganza Cake
    chocolate cake folded w/ chocolate chips layered w/ Morganza praline filling; covered in chocolate ganache & dripped w/ caramel sauce; looks good
  "made-to-order" bake shop specializing in one-of-a-kind cakes for special events
Angelo BrocatoSee Angelo Brocato Video ($$)
(621 ratings)

214 N Carrollton Ave Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 486-0078
  • Stracciatella Gelato
    scratch-made custard base aged 24-48 hrs to thicken, then slow spun; imported chocolate is poured in to instantly harden & disperse; means "scattered & tattered" in Italian
4.5 out of 5
621 ratings
est 1905; family-owned ice cream parlor known for gelato & Italian desserts
  • Fried Potato Salad
    potato salad, crusted in crispy seasoned Leidenheimer bread crumbs, deep-fried & garnished w/ horseradish cream, contains bacon
  • Oysters Rockefeller Sandwich (Po-Boy)
    crispy fried Gulf oysters topped w/ creamy Rockefeller sauce & Parmesan Romano; looks good
4.5 out of 5
295 ratings
[CLOSED]; since 2012; husband-and-wife team who turned a prank to reality
Billy's Diner ($)
(48 ratings)

24467 Hwy 190 Map It!
Krotz Springs, LA 70750
(337) 566-2080
  • Pepper Jack Boudin Balls
    Cajun sausage mixture balled w/ pepper jack cheese, battered & deep fried; "it's so melty & spicy & creamy" -Samantha Carroll
4.5 out of 5
48 ratings
est. 1995; no-frills eatery offering Cajun favorites, specialty meats & local sausages; known for boudin balls
Brigtsen's RestaurantSee Brigtsen's Restaurant Video ($$$)
(317 ratings)

723 Dante St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 861-7610
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Sugar Rush"
4.5 out of 5
317 ratings
Other Recipes: Baked Oysters w/ Mushrooms, Garlic Bread Crumbs & Romano Cheese | Broiled Fish w/ Shrimp & Jalapeno-smoked Corn Beurre Blanc
  • Muffuletta Sandwich
    2-lb sandwich w/ salami, mortadella, capicola, ham, provolone, Swiss cheese & signature olive salad; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1749 ratings
founded in 1906; old-fashioned Italian grocery store in The French Quarter famous for creating the muffuletta sandwich
City Pork Deli [CLOSED] ($$)
(210 ratings)

2363 Hollydale Ave Map It!
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 300-4550
  • Pork Belly Hoagie
    braised pork belly, cubed & deep-fried, w/ smoked mustard greens
  • Wild Boar Flautas
    flour tortillas loaded w/ coffee-and-chile-braised pork, then fried into crunchy treats w/ a filling
4.5 out of 5
210 ratings
[CLOSED]; neighborhood deli, sandwich shop, and charcuterie specializing in house-made meats, pickles, condiments & sides; Duff Goldman made guest appearance
Cochon ButcherSee Cochon Butcher Video ($$)
(3749 ratings)

930 Tchoupitoulas St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 588-7675
  • Boudin Sausage
    meat is pre-cooked prior to put into casing; how to eat: squeeze meat into mouth w/o eating casing
4.5 out of 5
3749 ratings
est. 2009; butcher shop, a sandwich counter & a wine bar inspired by old-world meat market
Commander's PalaceSee Commander's Palace Video ($$$)
(4756 ratings)

1403 Washington Ave Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 899-8221
  • Gumbo
    recipe changes slightly depending on what is fresh and local for that day; looks good
  • Creole Bread Pudding Souffle
    rich bread pudding whipped into a light fluffy souffle w/ whiskey sauce; looks good
  • Louisiana Blue Crab Lasagna
    seasonal; mushroom-spinach-caramelized onions-ricotta lasagna topped w/ deep-fried soft-shell crab & crab-based hollandaise sauce; looks good
  • Shrimp and Tasso Henican
    a signature dish; wild Louisiana white shrimp stuffed w/ spicy Cajun ham tossed in Crystal hot sauce w/ pickled okra & five pepper jelly; looks good
4.5 out of 5
4756 ratings
#7 (America's Best: American Classics); opened in 1880; before Hurricane Katrina, it was the longest continually operating restaurant in U.S...closed for 13 months for restoration; restaurant in turquoise and white Victorian in The Garden District
Creole CreamerySee Creole Creamery Video ($)
(898 ratings)

4924 Prytania St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 894-8680
  • Blueberry Mojito Sorbet
    for adults only (has rum); available only in summertime
  • Frozen Cappuccino
  • Nectar Soda
    fountain drink of almond & vanilla dyed in pink (for color)
  • Sky Scraper
    hot fudge, vanilla ice cream, more hot fudge, chocolate sauce, caramel, crushed Oreos, cookies & cream ice cream, fudge & more Oreos served in tall narrow sundae glass
  • Spanish Grapefruit Ice Cream
    flavored w/ saffron & Spanish paprika
  • Sweet Potato Sassafras Praline Ice Cream
    New Orleans influence; made only 4 times per year
  • Tchoupitoulas Sundae Challenge
    local favorite; 8 flavors of ice cream of your choice, 8 toppings (Guy got coffee, sweet potato sassafras praline, lavendar honey, red velvet cake, spanish grapefruit, grand marnier, creme brulee & salted caramel gelato); available as a challenge...success rate it 5-10%; Casey won
4.5 out of 5
898 ratings
hometown favorite created by 2 high school buddies; have 400 flavors
Hansen's Sno-Bliz Sweet ShopSee Hansen's Sno-Bliz Sweet Shop Video ($)
(498 ratings)

4801 Tchoupitoulas St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 891-9788
As Seen On:
Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best Desserts"
  • Bananas Foster Snoball
    offered only on Wednesdays (at airing); limited supply
4.5 out of 5
498 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Desserts); started by Ernest & Mary Hansen in 1939 where Ernest invented the first ice shaving machine & Mary created her own flavored syrups; named a 2014 American Classic by the James Beard Foundation
  • Shrimp & Alligator Sausage Cheesecake
    salty (not sweet) cheesecake topped in creole sauce; looks good
  • Fried Chicken Plate
    crispy crust; looks good
4.5 out of 5
2349 ratings
since 1996; quirky (fun) decor & party atmosphere; long lines (wait up to two hours nightly); eclectic mix of Creole and Cajun specialties
Joint ($$)
(1306 ratings)

701 Mazant St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 949-3232
  • Green Salad
    with Smoked Tomato & Onion dressing; looks good
  • Pork Ribs
  • Pulled Pork Sandwich
    looks good
4.5 out of 5
1306 ratings
made Bon Appetit's "Top 10 New Barbecue Restaurants" (2009); owner designed his own smoker; 2 types of BBQ sauce: tomato-based & vinegar-based; outdoor picnic table seating available
  • Boudreaux (Pizza)
    thin crust; cochon de lait (pulled pork), roasted garlic, fresh spinach, red onions, scallions, olive oil & garlic drizzle; looks good
  • Seafood Po Boy "Barge"
    3-foot (?) long shrimp, oysters, catfish Po Boy sandwich for 3-4 persons
4.5 out of 5
1231 ratings
local landmark; closed for 4-and-half years after Hurricane Katrina; Other Recipes: Grits and Grillades
Liuzza's By The TrackSee Liuzza's By The Track Video ($$)
(260 ratings)

1518 N Lopez St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 218-7888
  • Spicy Gumbo
    combines cajun gumbo (darker roux w/ chicken/andouille) & crole gumbo (tomato-based w/ seafood), but spicy; looks good
4.5 out of 5
260 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Hot and Spicy Foods)
LUVI Restaurant ($$)
(139 ratings)

5236 Tchoupitoulas St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 605-3340
  • Lion's Head Soup
    crab & pork meatball in house bone broth; served w/ baby bok choy heart, carrot & rice; topped w/ flying fish caviar
4.5 out of 5
139 ratings
est. 2018; homestyle Chinese & modern Japanese cuisines w/ a twist
Marjie's Grill ($$)
(160 ratings)

320 S Broad Ave Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 603-2234
  • Curried Gumbo
    Thai-style curry based gumbo w/ chicken & pig feet; served w/ rice
  • Crispy Pig Knuckles
    coated w/ black pepper, herbs, chilis & lime; looks good
  • Honey Butter Yardbird
    ¼ or ½ of a pasture raised chicken rubbed w/ chili & garlic, slow grilled over hardwood coals & basted w/ LA honey & sweet cream butter; owner/chef's favorite dish; looks good
4.5 out of 5
160 ratings
serving Southern & Southeast Asia fusion
  • Crispy Fried Oysters
    from P&J Oyster House; w/ bourbon barrel & squid ink soy aioli (key ingredient), smoked manchego cheese & spicy cucumber; featured garnishes: sliced radish & microgreens
4.5 out of 5
552 ratings
contemporary, award-winning fusion of Asian, Cajun & Italian; w/ house cured meats & handmade pasta
As Seen On:
Food Wars, Episode: "New Orleans: Po-Boy"
  • Po' Boy
4.5 out of 5
2086 ratings
Food War: Domilise's vs. Parkway... Domilise's won (3-votes-to-2)
Piece Of Meat ($$)
(107 ratings)

3301 Bienville St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 372-2289
  • Boudin Egg Rolls
    boudin, pepper jack cheese, all rolled up in a wonton, sriracha dippin' sauce; looks good
  • Not Turkey and the Wolf's Bologna (Sandwich)
    thick sliced Bologna, provolone cheese, BBQ sauce, fried onions, lettuce, mayo, on an onion bun; "in the history of Triple-D, that's some of the best meats (cured, pressed, cased, something) we've had" -Guy Fieri; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
107 ratings
nose-to-tail butcher shop & restaurant
Restaurant AugustSee Restaurant August Video ($$$$)
(1310 ratings)

301 Tchoupitoulas St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 299-9777
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "In a Bowl"
  • Potato Gnocchi w/ Blue Crab and Perigold Truffle
    "best thing I've ever eaten ever!"-Aaron Sanchez; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1310 ratings
SabaSee Saba Video ($$$)
(319 ratings)

5757 Magazine St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 324-7770
  • Hummus & Pita
    pureed chickpeas w/ tahini, garlic, lemon juice, salt & olive oil, topped w/ Aleppo pepper & parsley, served w/ house pita; "it's magical!" -Alex Guarnaschelli
4.5 out of 5
319 ratings
est. 2018; features platters of family-style Middle Eastern cuisine
Seither's SeafoodSee Seither's Seafood Video ($$)
(319 ratings)

279 Hickory Ave Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70123
(504) 738-1116
  • "Totem Pole"
    softshell crab, crab stuffing, fried eggplant, layered, & speared w/ shrimp kabob & gravy
  • Volcano
    "like an upside-down Asian taco salad" w/ ahi, shrimp, snow crab salad, avocado
4.5 out of 5
319 ratings
since 2004; funky seafood shack
Surrey's Cafe ($$)
(2036 ratings)

1418 Magazine St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 524-3828
  • Bagels Plate w/ Lox
    all homemade; "ridiculously good"; looks good
  • Corned Beef Hash
    Corned Beef mixed with crumbled boudin, andouille sausage and hashbrowns, topped with two eggs any style, with toast or biscuit; "top 3 best hashes" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
2036 ratings
Other Recipes: Bananas Foster French Toast
  • Collard Green Melt
    slow-cooked collards, swiss cheese, pickled cherry pepper dressing, cole slaw, on rye bread; looks good
  • Tacos Inauthenticos (Hog's Head Tacos)
    hog's headcheese, jalapenos, shrettuce, sour cream, valentina, american cheese on Migdalia's handmade corn tortillas; "they're going to flock-o for this taco" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
624 ratings
serving gourmet sandwiches w/ a twist of "fun"
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