Metairie Restaurants
4:29 pm
Thu June 14, 2012

Where Y'Eat: A Lost Lakeview Restaurant Revives

Oysters Ralphie, a specialty at Café Ralphie.
Ian McNulty WWNO

A lost Lakeview restaurant emerges again in Metairie with a menu full of recipes from an old Louisiana oyster family.

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Where Y'Eat
4:16 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Where Y'Eat: Exploring Salt-Baked Seafood at Kim Son

Salt-baked tofu at Kim Son.
Ian McNulty WWNO

The "salt-baked" dishes at a Gretna Vietnamese restaurant are neither baked, nor particularly salty, but they sure are delicious.

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Where Y'Eat
7:34 pm
Thu January 5, 2012

The Road to Redemption

Amber light from stained glass windows fills this church-turned-restaurant.
Ian McNulty WWNO

As word got around last year that a new restaurant called Redemption would open at the Mid-City address that had for so long been Christian's, it naturally kindled expectations, and even specific food cravings. Christian's was one of the few major restaurants that didn't return after Hurricane Katrina, and its setting, inside a century-old church, gave it an ambiance like nowhere else in town.

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Where Y'Eat
12:19 am
Thu December 22, 2011

In Synch with the Season at Irish House

The Irish House.
Ian McNulty WWNO

You might expect meatloaf at a pub, and the way things are going with the gastropub trend these days you might even expect a few high-brow touches along with it.

Still, I wasn't initially expecting one made of heritage cattle from a family-run ranch in New Iberia, nor that it would be slathered with foie gras butter, balanced on fried walnut bread, and served at the Irish House bar by the same guy who just took the two minutes necessary to properly draw off my Guinness pint.

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Where Y'Eat
1:19 am
Thu December 8, 2011

South by Southeast Louisiana at High Hat Café

The dining room at the High Hat Café.
Ian McNulty

It's the dishes with a bit of a drawl that jump off the menu at High Hat Café — the Delta-style tamales napped neatly in their cornhusks, a pimento cheese plate, homey sides of beans and greens and the restaurant's centerpiece, fried catfish with hushpuppies, a dish that's practically the fish and chips of cotton country.

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4:07 am
Mon July 7, 2008

Radio Diner: 7-3-08

Chef Stacey Meyer reviews New Orleans' Taqueria Guerrero in the North Carrollton neighborhood.