When it comes to New Orleans, you've likely heard all about the city's second line parades around the French Quarter and the day-to-night-to-day celebrations that go on during Mardi Gras. However, the true charm of this Southern destination lies not its frenetic party energy but rather in its booming food scene that boasts a cross section of Cajun and Creole bites and down-home Southern cookin'. In fact, it's this strong foodie culture (along with the region's subtropical climate and lush palm trees) that make New Orleans an ideal place to visit regardless of the season.
When the city of New Orleans handed over the keys to a renovated St. Roch Market to a pair of local entrepreneurs, a few years back, plenty of people were skeptical—was an elegant new food hall the right fit for a tattered strip of St. Claude Avenue, directly on the edge of the less-than-elegant Seventh Ward?
St. Roch Market co-founder Will Donaldson says that they “remain fully committed to Nashville and are excited to continue [their] efforts at a new location.” So be sure to check back soon for updates and intel on where it might land.