Synopses & Reviews
“Few people understand the ‘then and the ‘now of New Orleans cooking better than Lorin Gaudin. New Orleans cooking is exploding post-Katrina. With all its innovation and community-mindedness, Lorin captures the ‘now. The ‘right now." —Ti Adelaide Martin, author of Commanders Kitchen, coauthor of In the Land of Cocktails: Recipes and Adventures from the Cocktail Chicks, and co-owner of Commanders Palace and Cafe Adelaide
“What a delicious love letter to New Orleans' chefs and restaurants!” —Kit Wohl, author
Celebrating New Orleans' best restaurants and eateries with recipes and photographs, New Orleans Chef's Table profiles signature “at home” recipes from more than 50 legendary dining establishments. A keepsake cookbook for tourists and locals alike, the book is a celebration of NOLA's historic and exciting food scene.
New Orleans is a restaurant city and it's long been that way. Food, cooking and restaurants reflect the spirit of New Orleans, her people and their many cultures and cuisines. Restaurants are our spiritual salve, our meeting place to connect, converse, consume, and of course, plan the next meal. Culinary traditions here are firm, though there is a dynamic food/dining evolution taking place in what we have come to call the new New Orleans. Today's restaurant recipe includes a lot of love, a taste of tradition, and the flavor of something new. New Orleans continues to be a most delicious city, from its finest white tablecloth restaurants to homey mom and pop cafes and chic new eateries--and there's a place at the table waiting for you. With recipes for the home cook from over 50 of the city's most celebrated restaurants and showcasing 100 beautiful full-color photos, New Orleans Chef's Table is the ultimate gift and keepsake cookbook.
About the Author
Lorin Gaudin has passion for all things food and drink. With a Bachelor's degree in Theatre from Loyola University of New Orleans, and a culinary diploma from The Ritz-Escoffier in Paris, she parlayed her education to become a Food Editor/Reporter for national, regional, and local publications as well as local television and radio stations. Lorin is a contributing editor/writer for the New York Post, Where New Orleans, GoNola.com, and Where Y'at magazine. She is the creator-founder of FiveOhFork, specializing in culinary social media/web content. Lorin can be found on IMDb.com and her alter-ego “New Orleans Food Goddess” can be followed on Twitter and “liked” on Facebook where she posts delicious raves and the occasional rant...