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Local Coffee Shop

Abita Roasting Company We seek the best coffee in the world. 
This leads us to the very best coffee produces. We collaborate with these producers in the effort to generate beautiful coffees. Our relationships yield stunning outcomes. Once a coffee...

Chinese

Trey Yuen Cuisine of China The restaurants were designed by both American and Chinese architects to emulate Chinese palaces. Both restaurants feature imported rosewood ceilings, carved wall panels, antique furnishings, statues, and artwork as well as inlaid mother of pearl dining...

Café

Coffee Rani Created 17 years ago by “our family” for “your family,” Coffee Rani has become synonymous with healthy, fresh, and innovative cuisine. Coffee Rani has built its reputation around the old adage, “you are what you eat!” With that...

Burger

Mugshots Grill and Bar Owners Ron Savell and Chris McDonald are friends who met while attending college. True Southern Gentlemen and side-by-side bartenders at a local eatery, they had BIG DREAMS. Their first big dream was to travel to Hawaii...

Breakfast

Liz’s Where Y’at Diner Liz Munson, born at the “Foti Made Famous” Baptist Hospital in New Orleans, LA, graduated from the Mount Carmel “charmer” high school. “Growing up as a N’Awlins local, I loved the people (especially the characters), the...

Barbecue

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit (Covington) Dickey’s Barbecue Pit prides itself on authenticity, innovation and barbecue sauce, one store at a time. With roots in Dallas, Travis Dickey set out to perfect Texas-style barbecue. In 1941, Travis Dickey opened the first Dickey’s...

Atmosphere

Ristorante Del Porto Located in the heart of historic downtown Covington, Ristorante Del Porto offers locals and visitors alike a taste of both traditional and innovative regional Italian cuisine. Since July of 2002, Chefs David and Torre Solazzo have strived to...

Soup

LOLA Keith was born and raised in Covington, Louisiana and Nealy was born and raised in Southern California, then moved to Biloxi, Mississippi.  Those dreams came true when they opened to doors of LOLA in Covington, Louisiana in January of...

Juice Bar

Wildcrafter Wildcrafter wants to inspire and enable a healthier generation through thoughtful food choices that support the bodies overall health and its ability to perform at peak levels. We believe that food is as much about pleasure as it is...
Best Music School

Best Music School

Northlake Academy of Music Leslie Domingues, owner of Northlake Academy of Music, holds degrees in Regular and Special Education and started Tots-N-Tunes in 1997. The Academy is a loving, nurturing and positive place to learn music at any age and...
Best Bakery

Best Bakery

Nonna Randazzo’s Nonna Randazzo’s is known as the best bakery on the Northshore, but their variety of lunch and catering services are getting rave reviews as well. A thank you note from one of their customers says it all: “Nonna...
Best Barbeque

Best Barbeque

Voodoo BBQ Voodoo BBQ in Mandeville is locally owned and operated by Roger Mitchell and his wife, Heather. This New Orleans’ barbeque joint has won the Northshore’s Best Barbeque four years in a row and when you smell the pecan...