Airport food is usually nothing to brag about. Then the new Louis Armstrong International Airport (finally) opened and a slew of locally-connected restaurants changed that. While not exactly farm to terminal, these are the kitchens proudly showcasing local seafood and produce.
In addition to the 13 restaurants and bars listed below, P.J.’s Coffee, Café Du Monde, and a swanky looking Lucky Dogs are also local — but you know what to do at those. Here are Eater’s picks for what to sample at the new MSY, should you have time to graze your way through the terminals, a delicious way to take your mind off that flight delay.