A trip into Cajun country provides an interesting contrast to the urban party scene of New Orleans.
Some say it's the top food city in America. It's certainly top tier. Though my choice as favorite restaurant might surprise you.
Dinner at Root in New Orleans is like a date with Willy Wonka, full of purposeful whimsy. My clafoutis was a perfect illustration of that.
I hadn't been to New Orleans in too many years, so when work there came my way, I pounced on the opportunity. The challenge: Too little time, too many restaurant choices. Here's my report on Liuzza's by the Track, Verti Marte, Cochon Butcher, August, Maurepas Foods, and Root.