America's Best Places to Eat Like a Local

Memorable meals at one-of-a-kind restaurants are the hallmark of any trip. Follow this list of local favorites and you can’t go wrong.

Commander’s Palace, New Orleans

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Believe the hype: the restaurant where French-Creole and Cajun first blended with nouvelle cuisine four decades ago still sets standards for inventiveness (absinthe-poached oysters), high-gloss classics (turtle soup), and white-glove service. $$$

America's Best Places to Eat Like a Local

Commander’s Palace, New Orleans

Believe the hype: the restaurant where French-Creole and Cajun first blended with nouvelle cuisine four decades ago still sets standards for inventiveness (absinthe-poached oysters), high-gloss classics (turtle soup), and white-glove service. $$$

Courtesy of Commander's Palace
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