Stephanie Carter

Late-Night Dining

May 01, 2019
It’s easy to miss the standard dinner hour in New Orleans. Maybe a trip to the theater pushed the meal back or the entire shrimp po-boy you devoured for lunch monopolized your stomach real estate.

Just because many restaurants turn off their burners around 10 p.m. doesn’t mean anyone needs to miss a meal though. Sure, the city is dotted with no-frills, 24-hour joints that will get you fed at any hour, but this list is for the times when a decent meal with all the frills is the goal.

Where to Cool off with Frozen Cocktails

May 01, 2019
Since the first ice production facility in the world threw open its doors on Tchoupitoulas in 1868 with man-made blocks of the stuff flying off the shelf at less than a penny a pound, New Orleanians have relied on icy treats, from rainbow-hued sno-balls to boozy frozen daiquiris, to get them through sweltering and sometimes suffocating summers.