Author: Scott Hocker


The Hit ListNew Orleans

Where to Eat in September: Tava, Zócalo, Saba, Monday, and More

September: Still summer, both according to the calendar and the humid, hot New Orleans weather.  This month, go big with…

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The Hit ListNew Orleans

Where to Eat in August: N7, Bisutoru, Sylvain, and More

August in New Orleans: The elbow creases sweat just thinking about it. This month, you deserve endless respite from the…

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The RundownNew Orleans

All About Mister Mao, Sophina Uong’s New Orleans ‘Tropical Roadhouse’

Mister Mao’s chef-owner Sophina Uong calls the Uptown corner spot that formerly housed Dick & Jenny’s a “tropical roadhouse.”  Yes,…

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Dish By DishNew Orleans

How Lengua Madre’s Ana Castro Honors Her Mexico City Upbringing

“Lengua Madre is a very personal contemporary Mexican restaurant. It’s not fancy; it’s not your regular kind of Mexican restaurant…

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The Hit ListNew Orleans

The July Hit List: Marjie’s Grill, Pluck, Tapeh’s Water Ice, and More

New Orleans summer: We’re now deep in the thick of it.  The time of year during which you may find…

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The Hit ListNew Orleans

The June Hit List: Rosedale, Bar Pomona, Coquette, and More

Festival season has come and gone, and now it’s a fresh season. One with scorching humidity and, well, storms. A…

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The Hit ListNew Orleans

The May Hit List: Afrodisiac, Gianna, Bar Marilou, and More

We’re in high festival season, people. Well, at least for a few more weeks. Until the heat swerves toward unbearable,…

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The Hit ListNew Orleans

The April Hit List: Rizzuto’s, Plume Algiers, Couvant, and More

The weather this time of year in New Orleans is gorgeous, though our hearts are still broken from last month’s…

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The Hit ListNew Orleans

The March Hit List: Alma, Paladar 511, Barrow’s Catfish, and More

Mardi Gras: We knew thee well. It is March, which means that as of the second of the month, Carnival…

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The Hit ListNew Orleans

The February Hit List: SoBou, Saffron, Sidecar, and More

The. End. Is. Nigh. Carnival is running headlong toward its finish line on March 1. Everyone is drowning in king…

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