Everything You MUST Eat In New Orleans

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New Orleans is one of the greatest food cities in the world. Luckily for you, we’ve teamed up with the travel experts at Fathom, the alcohol connoisseurs at Liquor.com, and the queens of fashion discovery at SheFinds to experience this food-friendly city firsthand. Head on over to enter to win a three-night stay at the International House Hotel, a $1,000 airfare credit, drinks and bites at Cure, Bellocq, and Cane & Table, and a custom New Orleans itinerary from Fathom — and then read on for restaurant recs while you're in the Crescent City (even if the trip's not on us).

There’s really no other city that does food quite like New Orleans. The city has ushered in Cajun cuisine, they’ve given us a bounty of gulf oysters, and, of course — there are sugar-dusted beignets (what's not to love?). Even though NOLA is a relatively small city, the options can get overwhelming. So, we consulted Fathom to get the lowdown on their favorite spots. Read on for their New Orleans picks!

Maurepas Foods
A Bywater beauty that takes all that is local and seasonal and presents it with TLC. Starters let produce shine (peach and pepper salad; okra with shiso and plum), while mains are simple and inspired. The goat tacos with pickled green tomatoes are a menu mainstay.

St. Roch Market
Get to know the mom-and-pop vendors at this beautiful, ambitious new food hall and market in the old Creole neighborhood of the same name. Sample fresh-pressed juices, charcuterie, and cheese boards — even traditional Nigerian cuisine — all under one roof.

Cochon Butcher
Get your big, bold muffuletta right here. The iconic NOLA sandwich is done right and fancy, piled high with cured meats, cheese, and the classic olive salad. If you have room, order a slew of sides too — hot boudin, mac 'n' cheese, and house-made chips.

Booty's Street Food
Fresh and friendly global street fair in the Bywater is fun to share with friends. But, we love the boozy slushies the most — they're made with impressive ingredient combos like hibiscus and tequila. Don't get too woozy before you get back on your bike.

Cane & Table
A proto-tiki bar with an old-world atmosphere at the edge of the French Quarter (away from the fray). Fab cocktails (like the Boss Colada) and an excellent Caribbean-inspired menu (the crispy rum ribs are a must) are served at the rustic bar and at tables in an airy courtyard out back.

With so much to eat and drink in New Orleans, imagine how much fun you’ll have winning this foodie trip. Head on over to enter to win!


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