After 8 years at the original location 857 Fulton St. the partners have finally decided to upgrade the experience at La Boca. Our new location at 870 Tchoupitoulas has been totally renovated and custom designed facility with the invaluable help of Architect Brooks Graham, metal craftsman Duane Link and GC Gustavo Chinchilla. The largest direction […]
1. La Boca Warehouse District In a city filled with manly, American steakhouses, many of which are historic, it might seem crazy that an Argentinian-style joint takes this power-ranking’s top prize. Crazy, that is, until you get a load of the place. Simple and perfect, everything Adolfo Garcia does at La Boca is spot-on, from […]
Lovers of “red meat and red wine” say “run, don’t walk” to this “tiny” Warehouse District Argentinean (a sib of RioMar) where the specialty is “superbly cooked” “unusual cuts” of steak escorted by “interesting” “homemade” sauces and “fantastic” sides, as well as “tasteful” vino from the same region
Semi-finalists for this year’s James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards were released this morning. At least 20 semi-finalists are named in 19 categories, and as usual, there are plenty of New Orleans names among them.
And while the cuisines served at each are disparate (Italian, Spanish and Argentine, respectively), they are all united by Garcia’s essential philosophy: unadulterated, traditional fare. Garcia doesn’t go for fusion or mash-ups; he is interested in roots cooking.