Food and Drink
Solar panel program could power New Orleans in next big hurricane
It started in darkness. In the weeks after Hurricane Ida as New Orleans struggled to get reconnected to the electric grid, one local nonprofit came up with an idea to hopefully solve multiple problems all at once: Install solar panels and battery backups in local restaurants.
Driving the news: Since Feed the Second Line developed the project, which it dubbed “Get Lit, Stay Lit,” it has installed solar panels on three restaurants, with five more coming soon.
What to expect at New Orleans Wine & Food Experience
The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience kicks off Wednesday night, marking 31 years of wine tasting, special dinners and more.
Why it matters: With hundreds of restaurants, winemakers and chefs participating, NOWFE serves up a smorgasbord for the discerning diner.
No James Beard Awards for New Orleans restaurants this year
New Orleans left empty-handed from Monday's James Beard Awards ceremony celebrating the best chefs and restaurants in the country.
State of play: We started out with 12 semifinalists representing NOLA, which was whittled down to three finalists: chef Ana Castro of Lengua Madre, the long-standing Angelo Brocato bakery and Serigne Mbaye of Dakar NOLA.
6 essential snoball stands in New Orleans
If my New Orleans summer had a flavor, it would probably be the sweetness of a cherry snoball, so red it stains your lips and that starts melting immediately upon reception.
- Just me? I doubt it.
Try the 3 New Orleans spots on Esquire's best bars list
New Orleans landed three spots on Esquire's annual Best Bars in America list, published Thursday.
- Only San Francisco and New York have more, with five.
New steakhouse with $400 gold-coated steaks to open in New Orleans
A "new age" steakhouse will open on St. Charles Avenue this July.
What to expect: Gaia Steakhouse's atmosphere will be over the top with 24-karat gold atop steaks cut tableside, luxe finishes and "world-class" DJs.
4 best rooftop bars in New Orleans
There’s something inherently swanky about a rooftop bar, and these four options in New Orleans embody that vibe.
- Whether you’re looking for a place to grab a quick pre-dinner cocktail or planning to while away an evening watching the sunset, we have you covered.
6 best ways to eat shrimp in New Orleans
We live in the best city in the world to eat shrimp, so we rounded up New Orleans' iconic shrimp dishes with the help of Axios New Orleans readers.
- What's your favorite?
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