Every month, Eater tries to answer the oft-repeated question: Where should I eat right now? New Orleans’s steady stream of restaurant openings, even throughout the pandemic, can make it difficult to keep track of what’s new, what’s cool, and what New Orleans’s top local chefs are cooking. To help, Eater’s heatmap tracks the city’s most exciting new restaurants, all of which are worth a try. The below restaurants are open as of publication time, but be sure to call or check a restaurant’s social media pages before paying them a visit, as circumstances, especially when it comes to staffing, are changing daily.
Here are 17 of the best new restaurants to check out in New Orleans this month, arranged geographically as always. And remember, New Orleans has a mandate requiring proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test to dine indoors, so arrive prepared.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission.Read More