The first great food I had was at the Commander's Palace, which I've already posted about.
Turtle soup, gulf fish, souffle bread pudding, and the kitchen where it was all made.
The next good dinner I ate was at Cochon; I had andouille & sweet potatoes with a black-eyed pea vinaigrette, crab gumbo with a deviled egg, and louisiana cochon with turnips, cabbage and cracklins. Everything was delicious (especially the gumbo; it rivaled the Commander's Palace's turtle soup), but sadly only the crab gumbo picture is worth posting:
Crab gumbo with a deviled egg, and Cochon.
On my final day in town, thanks to a recommendation by doctorj, I headed off to Central Grocery and got myself a muffuletta; it was most excellent. It was big enough that I even brought some back for my SO (some people bring back flowers, t-shirts, or artwork; I bring back half-eaten sandwiches).
And, since Cafe du Monde was just down the block from Central Grocery, I took ArtK's advice and headed over there to have some beignets for dessert after my muffuletta:
Just looking at these pictures again makes me hungry.
I now feel a great need to return to New Orleans to try out all the food I missed (and get more of everything I had).