Marie-Aude Rose’s very pretty all day French café is a dream in the heart of Soho in New York City.
“Made by hand and eaten by hand!” is Christian Puglisi’s Bæst’s motto at THE address for Neapolitan oven wood-fired pizza, house charcuterie & cheese, where everything is local, from their own farm, salumeria and micro-dairy. Wines are all-natural of course.
NOMA alums & Relæ Chef-Owners Christian F. Puglisi and Kim Rossen’s laid-back natural wine bar, the first in Copenhagen, micro-sources ingredients from locals farms to create internationally sought out family-style meals.
Leroy Sébastien and brothers Timothée & Jonathan Schweitzer’s delicious casual wine bar & exceptional restaurant serves only top quality products and natural wine in the heart of St Germain.
This late night raw bar is the cool neighborhood hangout wildly popular with locals & visitors – complete with killer playlists, craft cocktails, natural wine, and fresh seasonal sharing plates that change daily.
Gregory Marchand’s lively no reservation wine bar is a hotspot thanks to the fantastic sharing plate menus, organic/natural wines, and can’t sit still playlists where diners socialize around communal farmhouse tables watching the kitchen team at work.
Don’t laugh at the name, Sven Chartier & Ewen Lemoigne’s Clown Bar is one of the most sought after addresses in town for the inventive sharing plates and natural wine list. Chef Sota HAS left to open his own place, but he’s still family here, don’t let it keep you from going.
Marie Jo’s pretty Moroccan restaurant may feel luxe, but it’s a casual oasis to lounge for hours eating family-style tagines, couscous, grilled merguez sausages dipped into Mont d’Or fondue and drinking bottles of natural wine.
The Country Club is that rare spot that truly only locals know about for the food and drink in sophisticated surroundings – and oh yes, the Saturday drag brunches.
Issac & Amanda Toups’ friendly Cajun restaurant represents Issac’s family’s 300+ years of deep-rooted Louisiana traditions and fine dining experience in Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans kitchens.
Don’t let the throngs of tourists keep you from experiencing these beignets & cafe au lait in the French Quarter… you just need to know how the locals do it.
It is impossible to sum up New Orleans in a word, but there is one backyard party in the 9th Ward where you can experience a sum of the city’s best parts: culture, food, music, wine & good times.