NOLA's New Authentic Mexican Cuisine

Nopales, pescado & carnitas at Del Fuego | YELP, LILY Z. 

Nopales, pescado & carnitas at Del Fuego | YELP, LILY Z. 

Recently there has been more of an authentic focus on Mexican cuisine. Several Nola restaurants, such as Casa Borrega and Del Fuego, are not catering to the Americanized Tex Mex lovin' consumers, but instead they are focusing on regional cuisine from Veracruz, Mexico City, Puebla, Baja and Oaxaca. 

Chef David Wright is known for his fine dining specialties, but he decided to go another direction and give New Orleans Mexican styled food they have never tasted before at his restaurant Del Fuego. Have you noticed more authentic Mexican restaurants popping up in NOLA? Read More