Restaurants

Top Choice Creole in French Quarter

Galatoire’s

Friday lunchtime is the best time to visit this revered institution for its traditional Creole cuisine. That’s when local ladies in big hats and gloves and men wearing bowties (without irony) buy copious bottles of …
Top Choice Louisianan in Uptown & Riverbend

Jacques-Imo’s Café

Ask locals for restaurant recommendations in New Orleans, and almost everybody mentions Jacques-Imo's. We understand why: cornbread muffins swimming in butter, steak smothered in blue-cheese sauce, and the insane ye…
Top Choice Cajun in Uptown & Riverbend

DTB

DTB is the new place on Oak everyone's talking about. Get melt-in-your-mouth meats, crisp salads, and creative takes on Cajun comfort food (roasted cauliflower, for instance, or stuffed banana beignets) in an airy s…
Top Choice Creole in Uptown & Riverbend

Clancy's

This white-tablecloth neighborhood restaurant embraces style, the good life and Creole cuisine with a chattering joie de vivre and top-notch service. The city's professional set comes here to gossip and savor the sp…
Top Choice Cajun in Fort Collins

Lucile’s Restaurant

Snuggled in an old house, this restaurant is a cozy dream – replete with creaking floors, winsome waiters and fluffy, made-from-scratch buttermilk biscuits. The Cajun home cookin’ is fantastic; try the eggs Pontchar…
Top Choice Tex-Mex in Torrey

Cafe Diablo

One of southern Utah's best, with outstanding, highly stylized Southwestern cooking, including vegetarian dishes that burst with flavor. Think stuffed poblano peppers with quinoa and red chili mole (a sauce of compl…
Top Choice Creole in Garden, Lower Garden & Central City

Commander's Palace

Commander’s Palace is a dapper host, a seer-suckered bon vivant who wows with white-linen dining rooms, decadent dishes and attentive Southern hospitality. The nouveau Creole menu shifts, and can run from crispy oys…
Top Choice Creole in CBD & Warehouse District

Restaurant August

For a little romance, reserve a table at Restaurant August.This converted 19th-century tobacco warehouse, with its flickering candles and warm, soft shades, earns a nod for most aristocratic dining room in New Orlea…
Top Choice Tex-Mex in Los Feliz & Griffith Park

HomeState

Texan expat Briana Valdez is behind this rustic ode to the Lone Star State. Locals queue patiently for authentic breakfast tacos such as the Trinity, a handmade flour tortilla topped with egg, bacon, potato and ched…
Top Choice Tex-Mex in McCarthy

Roadside Potatohead

Don't leave without popping into this food shack, where the signature burritos share a menu with overstuffed cheese steaks and delicious hummus wraps. The coffee ain't half bad either. Decor is Potatohead toys and d…