Good Links Outside of Our Walls
New Orleans Public Library

Culinary
New Orleans Food Sites
  • Cajun & Creole Recipe Page
    If you're looking for recipes for local dishes, look here.
  • Crescent City Farmers' Market
    What's ripe at the market? Get the scoop on the wonderful tomatoes, greens, mushrooms, and other healthy products on sale at what we once-upon-a-time called the New Orleans Green Market

New Orleans Cooking Schools

  • New Orleans School of Cooking
    "Since 1980, the New Orleans School of Cooking has introduced countless visitors from around the world to the wonderful food and rich culture of Louisiana and New Orleans. Classes are held seven days a week in our beautifully renovated 1830's molasses warehouse, located at 524 St. Louis Street, between Chartres and Decatur in the French Quarter."
  • Cook New Orleans
    "Roll up your sleeves and cook with New Orleans chefs using recipes, ingredients and techniques passed down over the generations. Meet restaurateurs up close and personal, visit offbeat spots on and off the tourist maps, and discover the New Orleans eateries the locals love."
  • New Orleans Cooking Experience
    "Our cooking school offers small luxury half-day classes, series classes and two weekend getaway cooking vacations. Our classes celebrate traditional Creole and Cajun recipes and are taught by exceptional chefs."

Restaurant Reviews

  • New Orleans Menu Daily
    The Critical Review of Dining and Cooking in America's Best Eating City By Tom Fitzmorris
  • Zagat.com
    Zagat restaurant guides for New Orleans. You can also search by city, cuisine, popularity, etc. for other cities.

Other Food Sites

  • AllRecipes.com
    The Recipe Network.
  • The Cook's Thesaurus
    "The Cook's Thesaurus is a cooking encyclopedia that covers thousands of ingredients and kitchen tools. Entries include pictures, descriptions, synonyms, pronunciations, and suggested substitutions. "
  • Epicurious
    An excellent food site with a searchable database of over 5,000 recipes, restaurant and cookbook reviews; a comprehensive dictionary of over 4,200 food, wine, and culinary terms; a reference guide to herbs, spices, and metric conversions; a guide explaining which utensil to use when; and online editions of Bon Appetit, Gourmet and Self magazines.
  • The Food Network
    Many different and searchable recipes from your favorite cooking shows as well as user-submitted dishes. Cook like Emeril or Giada in one click.
  • The Food Timeline
    Information on the origins of the foods we eat, with links to recipes and more food facts.
  • GourmetSpot
    GourmetSpot is the first course of the World Wide Web for food lovers. GourmetSpot was designed to break through the information overload of the Web to bring the best food and beverage sites together with insightful editorial in one convenient, user-friendly spot.
  • iDRINK--The Drink Mixing Web Site
    "The Web's Premiere Resource for Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Drink Recipes."
    DON'T DRINK AND DRIVE!!
  • Kitchen Link
    A comprehensive index of 6,500 food sites on the web.
  • RecipeLand.com
    A massive database of over 25,000 recipes. Searchable by category, title, and keyword (for ingredients, directions, etc.).
  • USDA Nutrient Database
    A searchable database offering the nutrient values for approximately 5,600 foods.

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Updated 5/5/2010