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What's Cooking in New Orleans

Mention New Orleans and anyone who's been says, "The food's so great. And the music. If you go, you'll love it." I hadn't been so when I was able to stay for a three day weekend in early October, I jumped at the chance. With so few days in town, I asked for suggestions on Facebook and Twitter, read guide books and got recommendations from friends who are NOLA aficionados. Certain restaurants appeared on multiple lists: Acme Oyster House  (724 Iberville Street, New Orleans 504/522-5973) in the French Quarter (for oysters although I was advised the place is so crowded, a good workaround to get in is to sit at the bar between 3:00pm-4:00pm). Donald Link ' s restaurants are popular, especially  Herbsaint  (701 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans 504/524-4114) and  Cochon   (930 Tchoupitoulas Street, New Orleans 504/588-2123) I made it to the latter, but more about that in a minute. Fried chicken at  Willie Mae's Scotch House  (2401 At. Ann Str