Accolades and Awards

Voted one of “The 20 Best Steaks in America,” John Mariani, Esquire Magazine September 2008
Voted one of the Best Italian Restaurants in the USA, John Mariani, Paper City Magazine April 2004
4 Beans Gene Bourg, Times Picayune  1986 - 1992
5 Stars Tom Fitzmorris, Menu Magazine  1985 - 1992
One of the Top Italian Restaurants in New Orleans, Zagat Guide  1991, 1992
Top Grand Restaurant Award, Champagne Mumm & New Orleans Magazine 1990, 91, 92
5 Star Diamond Award, (Italian Restaurant)  1992, 2000
Award of Excellence, International Restaurant Rating Bureau  1989, 90, 91, 92
Outstanding Culinary Achievement Award, Confrerie di la Chaine des Rotisseurs 1988
One of America’s Finest Restaurants, Chefs in America 1989
One of America’s Outstanding Chefs, Chefs in America 1989
Favorite Italian Restaurant in New Orleans, Readers of New Orleans Magazine 1991
Favorite Restaurant in New Orleans for Pasta, Readers of New Orleans Magazine 1991
Exemplary Achievement in Culinary Arts, The Best of New Orleans - Gault Millau 1991
Best Italian Restaurant in Louisiana, Louisiana Life Magazine 1990, 91, 92
Quality Rated, Mobile Travel Guide 1993, 2000
Favorite Chef, Reader’s Choice Award 1993
Favorite Italian Restaurant in New Orleans, Readers of New Orleans Magazine  1988 - 1992
Favorite Chef, New Orleans Magazine 1993
Cavaliere Dell’Ordine Al Merito Della Republica Italiana, Italian Consulate 1993
Visitor’s Choice Awards Best Italian Restaurant, Where Magazine  1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
Most Authentic Northern Italian Restaurant in New Orleans, John Mariani, Esquire Magazine  1998
Feature Article Wine Spectator Magazine, John Mariani (September) 2000, 2001
Award of Excellence, Wine Spectator Magazine 2000, 2001
Dirona Award, Distinguished Restaurants of North America, Award of Excellence 2001
One of The Finest Italian Restaurants in America, Esquire Magazine