Design Market: Four Gorgeous New Orleans Restaurants


Trinity Eat In Bar photo credit Joshua Brasted

In May 2016, Chef Michael Isolani and developer Hugh Uhalt gave Maximo’s in the lower French Quarter a $1 million makeover into Trinity, which has quickly become one of the city’s most celebrated restaurants.

Trinity Banquettes photo credit Joshua Brasted

The multilevel indoor/outdoor restaurant covers 6,000 square feet and seats more than 100 guests. Designed by William Sonner Designs, Trinity features sleek, contemporary elements combined with old-world features, exuding an aura that is both sophisticated and comfortable.

Trinity Bar photo credit Joshua Brasted

Upon entering, guests are greeted by an expansive marble bar with dramatic ambient lighting set against a backdrop of exposed brick. A wraparound food bar seating 17 and elevated leather and marble banquettes overlook the open kitchen, allowing guests to watch chefs as they create a variety of New Orleans-inspired dishes like crawfish and fontina beignets with tarragon aioli, frog leg tempura with cilantro ponzu sauce, and foie gras torchon with blood sausage.

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Upstairs, a private dining room with outdoor seating on a candlelit balcony overlooks the horse-drawn carriages and historic New Orleans architecture of Lower Decatur Street.

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Photos courtesy of Trinity

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