Chef David Slater of Emeril's - New Orleans, LA

800 Tchoupitoulas Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 528-9393
Hours: Mon-Fri 11:30am-2pm; Mon-Sun 6pm-10pm

For a roiling, rocking, explosively flavored dinner in New Orleans, Emeril’s is still the standard. 2012 Rising Star Chef David Slater is now at the helm of this iconic New Orleans spot, and taking cues from the city’s music scene and a host of international influences, he keeps dinner exciting. There’s more than a hint of “Bam!” in his dishes. Sommelier Ray Gumpert keeps pace with progressive wine pairings; guests might start with flirty Champagne and end the meal with an earthy, chewy, and bold Rhône. The integrity of Emeril Lagasse’s brand is alive and well at this expansive restaurant that’s perfect for big groups and big fun. Lagasse could pack the restaurant with tourists on name alone, but Slater, Gumpert, and crew deliver some of the best food and service in New Orleans.

Recommended Dishes:
  • Mussels Etoufée and Carolina Rice Grits
  • Mac 'n Cheese, Sautéed Gulf Shrimp, Tofie Pasta, Vermouth Cream, Guanciale, and Brioche Crumbs
  • Sorghum-smoked Duck Breast, Dirty Fregola Sarda, Red Cabbage Choucroute, and Truffle Pâté

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