Louisiana

Restaurants in Louisiana

The light-gray siding and sconce-lit green front door make Café Minh look more like a house than a Canal Street restauranteven the interior has the low-key comfort of white-clothed tables boasting fresh flowers, beneath soft lighting from the high ceilings.

Operating under the motto "Anyone can put the heat to the meat, but only a few can barbecue" since 1983, A & R is perhaps the pinnacle of BBQ in Memphis.

Harrah's flamboyant downtown casino plays host to this 150-seat steakhouse located just off the casino floor. Vacationing retirees dine alongside jetsetters and hipsters in a modern space favoring rich leathers and azure hues against the bold colors of George Rodrigue’s Blue Dog.

A small round sign advertising warm beer, lousy food, and poor service marks the location of this lively uptown eatery.

Stately French

It looks innocuous enough—picture windows; green walls cluttered with framed artifacts and photographs; paintings—all askance, and each checked tablecloth adorned with salt and pepper and the ubiquitous and addictive Crystal hot sauce.

Rio Mar, “where the river meets the sea,” is the restaurant of award-winning chef Adolfo Garcia, who fuses his Spanish and Latin American roots into a seafood-based menu.

Port of Call represents the best of classic "divey" eating in New Orleans. Situated centrally in the French Quarter, this burger joint-steakhouse combo is the perfect place to refuel during a night of Bourbon Street bar-hopping.