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Brett Martin

Food & Drink

The Most Delicious Suburbs in America

Just outside New Orleans proper, Metairie, Chalmette, Gretna, and other suburbs offer a world of sublime tastes, from spit-roasted lechón to Creole Italian classics to the po’boys of your dreams

Travel

John Brandon’s Florida Odyssey

A stranger-than-fiction road trip with the novelist and Sunshine State native John Brandon amid the swamps, springs, cemeteries, sinkholes, alligators, manatees, and real-life characters that inspired his epic Ivory Shoals

Food & Drink

Nina Compton: Hare Apparent in New Orleans

Compton’s ethereal Compère Lapin—arguably the hottest restaurant in town and named for the Br’er Rabbit of her Caribbean upbringing—is a case study in the push and pull of tradition, and the boundless future of Crescent City cuisine

Food & Drink

Emeril Lagasse: The Big E

Before the TV shows, the cookware, “Bam!,” and the rest, Emeril Lagasse was a young chef taking over the venerable Commander’s Palace, the launching pad for a career that would change the food world forever. Now, with his first new New Orleans spot in nearly two decades, he’s back to doing what he really loves