Participating Restaurants

Eating 100% locally sourced food for an entire month can be quite a challenge, especially for those who dine out regularly or don’t have the time to cook at home. During June, the participating restaurants of the Eat Local Challenge are offering at a minimum one menu item that is comprised of at the least 90% locally sourced ingredients. No longer will participants have to worry about dining out and breaking the rules of the challenge. Check below to see what the top chefs will be creating and go enjoy the variety some some of the freshest meals around the City and at the time when the produce and seafood is most bountiful. If you are affiliated with a restaurant and would like to participate click here.




Brennan's NOLA Arnaud's The Irish House Angeline Galatoire's Palace Cafe Avenue Cafe Cafe Degas Atchafalaya Capdeville Bourbon House Juan's Flying Burrito The Grocery Suis Generis NOLA Restaurant Purloo Root La Divina Cafe e Gelateria Tableau Mondo Ancora Avery's on Tulane Carmo Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse Sneaky Pickle Grand Isle Bread's on Oak Emeril's Delmonico Catahoula Hotel Ale on Oak Seither's Seafood Ye Olde College Inn Local Acres Pop Up Brown Butter Andrea's Red Fish Grill Theo's Pizza Curious Oyster Co Ralph's on the Park Cafe B Zara's Supermarket Del Fuego Taqueria Commander's Palace Cafe Adelaide Rib Room Blue Line Sandwich GG's Dine o Rama Slice SoBou Primitivo Mosquito Supper Club Oak Wine Bar Dakota Restaurant Fountain Lounge Zea Rotisserie Grill Dick and Jenny's HK Nola The Grill Room GW Fins The Country Club Patois Stacks on Magazine

Ale on Oak
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Ask your server for our Eat Local dishes

American Sector
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Oyster BLT | Chappapeela Pork belly, Crispy gulf oysters, Creole tomato jam, micro arugula


Meatloaf | Mashed potatoes, brown gravy, Covey Rise Farm green beans


Shrimp and Grits | Louisiana gulf shrimp, cherry tomatoes, smoked gouda grits, tasso


Ponchatoula Strawberry Shortcake | Buttermilk biscuits, vanilla whipped cream

Eat Local Challenge Dishes

Local shrimp | Shrimp roasted in a wood fired oven with garlic, chili oil, parsley, and breadcrumbs

Market Salad (always local, changes based on available ingredients) | Cherry tomato panzanella with roasted corn, cucumbers, house-made vinegar, EVOO, and taleggio

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Ask your server for our Eat Local dishes

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Roasted Gulf Oysters | herbsaint butter, bottarga, herbs, cornbread crumbs

Gulf Shrimp & Country HamAnson Mills rice grits, butterbeans, confit tomato

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Gulf Fish Mitchell | Pan seared fillet served with a Bouillabaisse Reduction and Mirliton-Pickled Okra Slaw

Atchafalaya Restaurant
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Grilled gulf shrimp salad | Local sunflower sprouts, sweet corn, smoked tomatoes and chard-pepper vinaigrette

Avenue Café
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Breakfast dish with local yogurt, berries, pecans and cane syrup

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Pork Rillette with Blueberry Chutney


Gulf Fish of the Day | served with Stansel’s Rice and Smothered Covey Rise Field Peas

Blue Line Sandwich Co
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Kale Caesar Salad | Local kale, toasted almonds, garlic croutons, shredded reggiano parmesan

Avocado & Heirloom Tomato Salad | Field lettuce, chévre and citrus-poppy vinaigrette

Crab Louie Salad | Louisiana crab meat, chopped romaine, avocado, tomato, chopped eggs, house-made rémoulade sauce

Bourbon House
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Charbroiled Oysters (lunch and dinner) | Flash broiled oysters on the half-shell in a Creole bordelaise butter. Top with choice of local crawfish tails or jumbo lump crabmeat 

Bourbon BBQ Shrimp Po-Boy (lunch only) | Gulf shrimp in a bourbon, rosemary, garlic, black pepper sauce

Crab Crusted Fish (dinner only) | Deviled crab dressing, lemon herb butter sauce, vegetable du jour, Louisiana popcorn rice

New Orleans BBQ Shrimp (dinner only) | “Peel & Eat” Abita Amber, rosemary, garlic, lemon, butter

Breads on Oak
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Organic Locally Sprouted Tofu & Veggie Quiche

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Crab and Local Mushroom Omlet | Arugula & lemon butter

Gulf Shrimp & Egg Raviolo | Butternut squash, leek puree, Parmesan brown butter

Brown Butter
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Louisiana Shrimp ($21) | Sautéed Louisiana Gulf Shrimp served with spiced yogurt, chorizo, and white beans

Café Adelaide
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Smoked Redfish Salad | Chilled & grilled over red onions, cucumbers, shaved radish, fennel & mirliton with tender greens, lemon Creole cream cheese, basil vinaigrette and Gulf shrimp “firecrackers”

café b
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Sauteed Drum Topped with Louisiana Crawfish Tails |
Lemon butter, crispy brabant potatoes, garlic sautéed greens

Café Carmo
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ELC Tiradito | Peruvian-style sashimi prepared with Gulf fish or beets

ELC Salad | Organic mixed greens with seasonal vegetables with sugarcane vinaigrette

Café Degas
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Sautéed Jumbo Shrimp | Sautéed Louisiana Jumbo Shrimp Cilantro black-bean cake over baby greens with cherry tomatoes, garnished with avocado puree

Jumbo Crab Salad | Jumbo Lafitte lump crabmeat, shaved fennel, baby arugula, grapefruit, mint, crispy shallots, tarragon vinaigrette

Roasted Quail | Roasted Mississippi quail over local baby greens, Mississippi peaches, spiced pecans, goat cheese stuffed raspberries, quail egg, granny smith apple, citrus honey vinaigrette

Cake Cafe & Bakery
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Ask at the counter for dishes that feature local sourced items

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Caprese Salad with Housemade Mozzarella | Creole Tomatoes, Basil, Balsamico

Cajun French Cassoulet | Slow cooked Andouille Sausage, Tasso, Smoked Ham Hock and White Beans

Seafood Risotto with Summer Squash | Red Snapper, Shrimp, Parmeggiano  Reggiano cooked with Seafood Stock

Catahoula Hotel
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Ask your server for our Eat Local dishes

Commander’s Palace
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Griddle Seared Gulf Fish | Green asparagus, Louisiana soybeans, leeks, sweet corn, grilled kale and soft herbs with watercress and a purée of crushed lemon & garden peas

The Country Club
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Ask your server for our Eat Local dishes

Curious Oyster Co.
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Fresh gulf oysters served on the half shell daily

Dakota Restaurant
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Whole Roasted Gulf Fish | Chardonnay Fumet, Jumbo Lump Crabmeat, Spring Onion, and Heirloom Tomato Salad; Charred Pickled Corn

Del Fuego Taqueria
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Pescado con Mojo de Ajo | Sauteed filet of Gulf fish topped with lump crab meat, olive oil, roasted garlic, lime & ancho chile spiked Summer squash

Pescada y Camarones Tacos | Ensenada-style fried Gulf fish or shrimp tacos topped with cabbage & spicy mayonesa, served on house made flour tortillas

La Chica de Rosa (Pretty In Pink) | Cathead Vodka, Louisiana strawberry agua fresca, house made roasted orange triple sec, Aperol

Dick and Jenny’s
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Black Drum with Crawfish Risotto and Asparagus salad

Dickie Brennan’s Steakhouse
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Seared Crab Cake (MKT) | Louisiana jumbo lump crabmeat, white ravigote, roasted corn sauce

Tarragon Crab Claws
($13.00) | Local blue crab claws, house made tarragon vinaigrette, crostini

Dryades Market

A wide array of local offerings daily

Eat Local Challenge Dishes

Waffle with Blueberry Syrup, Fresh Blueberries N’ Cream ($12)

Zucchini, Thyme, Créole Tomato & Farm Egg Pie ($9)

Crowder Peas and Créole Okra topped with Fried White Shrimp ($14)

Atchafalaya Catfish Po’Boy, Grilled Mustard Greens and Roast Garlic ($16)

Blackened Drum, Sweet Potatoes, Greens, and Rick Family Cane Syrup ($27)

*available dishes may change depending on breakfast, lunch or dinner hours

Emeril’s New Orleans
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Louisiana Shrimp ($12) | Chapapeela Pig Head Toast, Pickled Local Cucumbers, Mint, Sweet & Sour Chili Sauce

Emeril’s Delmonico
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Mississippi Wild Boar Meatballs ($12) | Local Eggplant Caponata, Toasted Almonds, Pecorino Romano

The Fountain Lounge (Inside the Roosevelt Hotel)
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Shrimp Scampi | Shrimp with Garlic Herb Butter, Parmesan Risotto, Grilled Bread

Eat Local Challenge Dish

Sautéed Gulf Fish with Sautéed Crabmeat Meuniere

**This dish will be available at both Galatoire’s Restaurant and Galatoire’s “33” Bar and Steak

GG’s Dine-O-Rama
Eat Local Challenge Dishes

Gott SaladPanko fried brie over organic greens, with grape tomatoes, house candied pecans, strawberries and blueberries, with raspberry vinaigrette

Shrimp BLT WrapTabasco butter-sauteed shrimp, avocado, roasted tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, apple smoked bacon, chili mayo, organic greens and chipotle cream cheese

Grand Isle
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Ask your server for our Eat Local dishes

The Green Fork
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Locally sourced juices will rotate weekly

Grill Room (Windsor Court)
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To be coming soon

The Grocery
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Louisiana Shrimp Club Sandwich | Gulf shrimp, creole tomato, Bacon, avocado, greens on wild flour sourdough

GW Fins
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Menu changes every day based on the freshest fish available. Ask your waiter for the day’s locally sourced menu items.

High Hat
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Spicy Gulf Fish | Spicy Gulf Fish with Creamy Bellegarde Grits and Summer Tomato and Cucumber Salad

The Irish House
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Bayou Teche Crawfish Boil Quesadilla | served with a creole tomato pico de gallo & Harp Shanty sour cream

Coup de FraisesPonchatoula Strawberries with a creole cream cheese & local honey with Kleinpeter Farms cream

HK Nola
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Crumb Crusted Drum | Puppy Drum Crumb Crusted with Garden Pesto, Seasonal Veggies and Spiralized Veggie Noodles

Blackened Drum | Blackened puppy drum with papaya salsa, sautéed seasonal and local brown rice

Super Rolls | 2 Rice paper rolls stuffed with smoked sweet potatoes, sprouts, kale salad, quinoa, almonds and house-made chili sauce

**Hillel’s Kitchen offers a full list of 20 locally sourced entrees for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Ask your waiter for details

Juan’s Flying Burrito
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Tofu Tacos | Marinated Tofu on Corn Tortillas dressed with jack cheese, lettuce, and salsa

La Divina Cafe e Gelateria
Eat Local Challenge Dish
To be coming soon

La Thai (Uptown)
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Redfish Filet | Pecan-crusted redfish, pan sautéed & topped with jumbo lump crabmeat, served with sautéed spinach and lemon basil garlic butter

Local Acres Pop Up
Eat Local Challenge Dish

A local food pop up whose menu varies.

Eat Local Challenge Dishes

Pork Belly Terrine with crostini and pepper jelly | Pork from Chapappeela Farms, crostini from Bellegarde Bakery and pepper jelly from Covey Rise Farms

Gulf Fish Amandine | Local gulf fish, Louisiana popcorn rice from Perrone & Sons, and haricot vert from Covey Rise Farms

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Chanterelle and Roasted Spring Onion Pizza | made with Housemade Ricotta using Kleinpeter Dairy

NOLA Green Baby

Handmade and hand delivered locally sourced baby food. See NOLA Green Baby’s website to place an order.

NOLA Restaurant
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Grilled Two Run Farms Ribeye ($44) | Crispy Covey Rise Creamer Potatoes, Heirloom Tomato and Arugula Salad, Chimichurri  

Oak Wine Bar
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Ask your server for our Eat Local dishes

Palace Café
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Petite Campagne | Prosciutto, lamb terrine, country pâté, venison salami, duck rillettes

Grande Campagne | Prosciutto, duck liver mousse, lamb terrine, venison salami, duck prosciutto, smoked turkey neck rillettes, country pâté, duck rillettes

Fruits de Mer | Tuna rillettes, smoked shrimp sausage, smoked redfish

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Please ask your server for the weekly specials featuring locally sourced product

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Ask your waiter for our local specials

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Menu is mostly locally sourced, ask your server for local dishes.

Ralph’s on the Park
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Oyster Rockefeller Risotto | Flash fried oysters, Herbsaint, spinach, parsley, tarragon, preserved Myer lemon, Parmesan cheese, toasted breadcrumbs

BBQ Shrimp | New Orleans BBQ shrimp sauce, shiitake mushrooms, toasted garlic bread

Redfish Grill
Eat Local Challenge Dishes

Fresh Gulf fish or shrimp grilled simply over our hickory wood fire, served with your choice of specialty sauce and our daily Covey Rise Farm Vegetable

Louisiana Crawfish Roll
 | Bibb lettuce, spicy remoulade, pickled onion & poblano relish, housemade potato chips

Jumbo Lump Crab Cake
 | Purple cabbage choucroute, truffled potato sticks, Creole mustard sauce

Rib Room
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Louisiana Honey Comb Crusted Local Lamb | with bleu cheese, candied pecan, glazed creole tomato & crispy fried zucchini

Seither’s Seafood
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Seither’s offers all-local seafood fresh from the gulf. Check their website for their full menu.

Slice Pizza
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BBQ Shrimp Po-Boy | made with LA Shrimp on Dong Phuong bread

Sneaky Pickle
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Fried veggie farmers COOP tofu and fried pickled pepper salad with greens, tomatoes, onions, seasame seeds and pesto

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Caribbean Style Shrimp Salad | Cilantro, lime & coconut marinated shrimp, grilled avocados, baby greens and shaved Vidalia onions with Tabasco & Puerto Rican rum infused pineapple

Stacks on Magazine
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Blueberry Mojito
Peychaud’s Apertivo

St Roch Market

*Please visit the following Eat Local Challenge participants located within St. Roch Market and ask about their local food items:

T2 Streetfood
Fete au Fete
La Mezcla
Bittersweet Confections
Good Bird
Elysian Seafood & Oyster Bar
The Mayhaw Bar

Suis Generis
Eat Local Challenge Dishes

Rabbit & Pork French bread sliders | Rabbitman Farm rabbit & Chappapeela Farm pork patty, grilled Cherry Creek Orchard peach, Old New Orleans Rum & Steens Cane Syrup sauce

Backyard Salad | Our Family Farm butterhead lettuce, spun mixed local squash, lemon cucumber & Sophia’s garden lemongrass pecan vinaigrette

Whole Roast Gulf Pompano | Up to Grow Good corn maque choux, grilled creole tomato

Oyster Fest | Fried local oysters, fried green tomato, Tabasco honey Gingeroo BBQ sauce, Zack’s duck dirty rice

Local cantaloupe & blueberry popsicle

*Dishes rotate weekly, updated every Tuesday

Dickie Brennan’s Tableau
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Gulf Fish | Pan sautéed, Covey Rise vegetables, local citrus beurre blanc

Theo’s Pizza
Eat Local Challenge Dishes

“The Steely Boudin” Pizza | featuring Creole tomatoes and boudin from Chris’ Specialty Meats

The “Local Pro” Pizza | served with Caprese Salad

Ye Olde College Inn
Eat Local Challenge Dish

Light & Healthy Fish with Farm Fresh Vegetables

Zara’s Market
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Louisiana Seafood Gumbo

**A number of local food items are for sale including: Patton’s Hot sausage out of Bogalusa, Zara’s own Homemade Italian sausage, Fresh boiled LA Crawfish, Fresh Louisiana Crawfish meat, and Gulf Shrimp Boiled. Fresh local crab meat when available. Large end cap featuring all Louisiana products such as jams, jellies, Jambalaya mixes, salsa, coffee and local honey. Morning breakfast bar features New Orleans coffee roaster’s Tchoupitoulas Blend.

Zea Rotisserie & Grill
Eat Local Challenge Dishes

Seared Tuna Salad Fresh Gulf yellowfin tuna seared with Asian seasoning, served over Romaine hearts, shredded cabbage, shredded carrots, marinated cucumbers, basil, cilantro, sesame seeds, with a no-sugar-added Thai Vinaigrette dressing 

Seasonal Gulf Fish | Grilled or bronzed filet with your choice of two Z-Lightful sides including steamed Broccoli, sugar snap beans, sauteed spinach, and grilled asparagus


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