New Orleans has a long and enthusiastic relationship with seafood. Adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico, the city and its restaurants are famous for their profuse, innovative dishes. This lush cookbook features the fifty best Crescent City seafood restaurants and their recipes, perfect for those looking to create a sea of flavor.
Fish, oysters, shrimp, crabs, and crawfish are explored from every angle. Beloved eateries, including R & O’s, Middendorf’s, and Drago’s, share signature recipes, adapted for the home cook. Conjure up renowned tastes and savory delights from famous restaurants and neighborhood favorites alike. Stunning photographs evoke the zest and ambience of these storied locales. Whether you’ve eaten at some, one, or none of these restaurants, you’ll want to taste every course and dive into seconds!
About the Author/Photographer
Ann Benoit lives, loves, photographs, writes, and most importantly eats in New Orleans. A full-time book packager with an expertise in culinary books, she zealously pursues her second career of food photography and food writing. She is a member of the American Culinary Federation, the International Association of Culinary Professionals Food Photographers and Stylists, and the James Beard Foundation. Retired assistant attorney general for the State of Louisiana and former chief of the Antitrust and Business Litigation section of the Louisiana Department of Justice, she is the retired executive director of the Plaquemines Community CARE Center and retired chief of the Family Law division of the Pro Bono Project of New Orleans. She is a graduate of Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, Southeastern Louisiana University, and Mount Carmel Academy.
NEW ORLEANS’ BEST SEAFOOD RESTAURANTS
Written and Photographed by Ann Benoit
COOKING / Specific Ingredients / Seafood
COOKING / Regional & Ethnic / American / Southern States
112 pp. 10 x 10
50 color photos
Restaurant Cookbooks Series