The Alliance for Continuing Medical Education conference is in New Orleans later this week. One of the reasons I've always enjoyed traveling to New Orleans is sampling the dozens of great restaurants. The cuisine in New Orleans and Louisiana is unique in the United States and arguably the world. The challenge when visiting New Orleans, Louisiana ("NOLA" to those in the know) is not finding a great food experience, it's narrowing down the choices.
For this trip, I decided to use the book "Roadfood" by Jane and Michael Sterns (buy it at Amazon) to help narrow down the choices. The 2005 edition of the book lists nine restaurants in New Orleans: