St. Roch Market

Food: 10/10 Drinks: 9/10 Vibes: 10/10 Midwest Foodie: Love the concept and LOVE THE FOOD! Have about 8 different food booths each serving up a different menu. Been here for breakfast and lunch and wow I can’t express how much I adore this place. I’ve heard it said around the hospital that the best cure…

Chill Out Café

Food: 8/10 Drinks: N/A  Vibes: 6/10 Midwest Foodie: Breakfast by day, Thai by night. They somehow make it work at Chill Out Café in the Carrolton area. Haven’t been here for breakfast but I’ve heard good things. Lets focus on the Thai. They make one of the better Pad Thai’s in NOLA and have a…

Paladar 511

Food: 9.5/10 Drinks: 9/10 Vibes: 20/10 Midwest Foodie: Italian food done right! We had some arancini to start that was very tasty. I never turn down a chance to get my hands on some homemade pasta, and their pappardelle really hit the spot. Noodles were fresh and sauce had just the right blend of spices….

Balise

  Food: 10/10 Drinks: ? Vibes: 9/10 Midwest Foodie: This is the best brunch I’ve ever had…in any city. I know that’s a high mark but let me tell you, when you combine pork tenderloin, homemade biscuits, mushrooms, and fried eggs, you have my heart. The blue crab omelet was to die for as well….

Humble Bagel

Food: 9.5/10 Drinks: 10/10 Vibes: 9/10 Midwest Foodie: Exactly how the name sounds. Humble bagel found their niche and is the top spot for bagels in NOLA. Fresh baked bagels with a few options for spreads and add-ons, including eggs and lox. We had a cinnamon raisin bagel with lox and all the fixins along…

Dantes Kitchen

Food: 7/10 Drinks: 8/10 Vibes: 7/10 Midwest Foodie: Had some family in town and wanted to do a true New Orleans Sunday brunch so we went to Dantes. The menu was interesting and we started with a bacon cinnamon roll that was the highlight of the brunch. Don’t knock it til you try it. I had…

Willa Jean

Food: 9.5/10 Drinks: N/A Vibes: 9/10 Midwest Foodie: Fresh, southern, huge portions, what else could you ask for in this must-see breakfast/brunch spot? I had a salmon croissant with butter and tomatoes that I ate in fewer than two minutes it was so good. Our table also ordered the Willa Jean breakfast and the avocado…