“The restaurant scene is once again robust enough to withstand critiques,” said Jim Amoss, editor of The Times-Picayune.
By one count, there are 105 more restaurants than before the levees failed.
Given that there is plenty of crime, political scandal and rebuilding news to fill the pages of the paper, one would think that the return of a simple restaurant review might not attract much attention. But this is New Orleans, a city dipped in gumbo and garlic butter whose essential culinary canon has not varied much since the late 1700s.
From the first days after the hurricane hit in 2005, food has played a central role in the recovery of New Orleans.
Mr B's bistro gets the beans