ISBN: 897322193; Author: Fitzmorris, Tom; Publisher: Menasha Ridge; Format: Paperback; The creators of the popular no-holds-barred Unofficial Guides now take locals and travelers out on the town with The Eclectic Gourmet, their new dining-guide series. The Eclectic Gourmet Guide to New Orleans helps you avoid dining disappointments and overpriced restaurants and points you directly to the best-quality dining for the price. New Orleans' varied neighborhoods and ethnic influences offer a wide variety of dining experiences for even the most seasoned connoisseurs. Whether you're looking for a quiet night out or some zydeco or Dixieland with your meal, crawfish etouffee, barbecue shrimp, or a fat Italian muffuletta, this guide has a recommendation for you. Inside you'll find New Orleans' top 200 restaurants rated and ranked. In-depth profiles of each restaurant reflect the expertise of Tom Fitzmorris, an acknowledged culinary expert and critic. A full page is devoted to each establishment, and the reviews discuss each restaurant's best dishes, atmosphere, and service. You'll also find easy-to-read ratings for quality and value, restaurants indexed by cuisine, quality, value, and location, hours, reservation, credit card, dress, and parking information, recommendations for what to order, and what not to order, a favorite-picks section that tells you where to find the "Best Burgers, " "Best Desserts," "Best Delis," and more.