Restaurants

Top Choice Asian in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

Marjie's Grill

In one word: brilliant. Marjie's is run by chefs who were inspired by Southeast Asian street food, but rather than coming home and doing pale imitations of the real thing, they've turned an old house on Broad St int…
Top Choice Sandwiches in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

Parkway Tavern

Who makes the best po’boy in New Orleans? Honestly, who can say? But tell a local you think the top sandwich comes from Parkway and you will get, at the least, a nod of respect. The roast beef in particular – a craf…
Top Choice Diner in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

Liuzza’s By The Track

Mmmm, that gumbo. This quintessential Mid-City neighborhood joint does some of the best in town. The barbecue shrimp po’boy is to die for and the deep-fried garlic oysters are legendary. The atmosphere is unforgetta…
Top Choice Middle Eastern in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

1000 Figs

Although the menu isn't exclusively vegetarian, 1000 Figs serves our favorite vegetarian fare in town. The falafel, hummus, baba ghanouj and lentil soup are just good – freshly prepared and expertly executed. The di…
Louisianan in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

Toups' Meatery

Cheese plates. Charcuterie boards. These are standard appetizers at restaurants across the land. But they are nothing compared to the chest-pounding glory that is the Toup's Meatery Board, a Viking-worthy platter of…
French in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

Café Degas

A pecan tree thrusts through the floor and ceiling of the enclosed deck that serves as Café Degas’ congenial dining room. A rustic, romantic little spot, Degas warms the heart with first-rate French fare. Meals that…
Ice Cream in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

Angelo Brocato

When an ice-cream parlor passes the 100-year mark, you gotta step back and say, ‘Clearly, they’re doing something right.’ Opened in 1905 by Signor Brocato himself, a Sicilian immigrant who scraped together his savin…
Vietnamese in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

Namese

We get a little leery when folks try to modernize a cuisine that's already great, but Namese executes this concept with care and precision. Folks pack in for shrimp and pork-belly papaya salad, cornish hen with Dijo…
Italian in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

Mandina’s

In the Italian American New Orleans community, funerals were followed by a visit to Mandina's for turtle soup. The menu may be conservative, but when you’ve been around for more than 100 years you stick to what you …
Spanish in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

Lola’s

Enjoy wine and conversation with crowds of Mid-City locals who swear by Lola’s paellas and fideuàs (an angel-hair pasta variation on the former). Inside, it’s all elbows and the buzz of conversation and good grub. T…