9 Iconic New Orleans Dishes That Still Hold Up To The Hype

There’s a reason people travel from all over the world to get a sample of what’s cooking in our kitchen. New Orleans has the lockdown when it comes to delicious food, and we are lucky enough to be able to enjoy these dishes whenever we’d like. Sure, some tend to get the reputation for being “tourist food,” but long before tourists, these nine iconic dishes were (and still are) enjoyed by New Orleanians for centuries. Here are nine iconic New Orleans dishes that still hold up to the hype.

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What’s your favorite iconic New Orleans dish? Do you have a restaurant you visit, or do you prefer to make it on your own? Let us know in the comments below!


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