Author: Scott Hocker


The Hit ListNew Orleans

Where to Eat in January: Commander’s Palace, Tell Me Bar, Daiwa, and More

Another new year; another Carnival season. We blinked and it was December; we blinked again and it’s now nearly Twelfth…

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Best of The Hit ListNew Orleans

The 10 Restaurants That Defined New Orleans Dining in 2022

In a strong year for dining, what were the absolute standouts?  We asked our contributors to the Resy Hit List…

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The Hit ListNew Orleans

Where to Eat in December: Galatoire’s, Dakar NOLA, Bar Marilou, and More

December has arrived. And with it comes weeks on weeks of doing what New Orleans does best: festivities. Meals this…

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The Hit ListNew Orleans

Where to Eat in November: LUVI, Vaucresson’s, Bar Brine, and More

It’s fall patio season, people! Time to eat outdoors while the New Orleans climate, and autumn fashion, still allow. Maybe that…

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The Hit ListNew Orleans

Where to Eat in October: Lilette, Almasgoof, Gris-Gris, and More

Saints season is back; hurricane season is waning …. ish; and once “false fall” gives way to true fall, the days…

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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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