“This is a great cookbook, full of accessible recipes that people can cook from everyday. Susan Spicer is a master at marrying exotic flavors with great Southern food. She is a New Orleans treasure and one of the most talented chefs at work in America today.”
“Susan Spicer is a chef who dazzles the palate with flavors rooted in her beloved New Orleans. Her long-awaited debut, Crescent City Cooking, is full of mouth-watering recipes and show-stealing sides, and her chapter on killer cocktails from Bourbon Street is simply not to be missed. This book is one big party. Congratulations, Susan.”
“Susan Spicer is one of my favorite chefs in my favorite dining city in the world. Her sense of place and tradition is as romantic as it is alluring, and her recipes, basted with an incredible depth of flavor, are disarmingly simple to prepare. Susan’s cooking celebrates the vibrant key of the French quarter, and the food in this book is tasty, delicious and exciting to make.”
"Susan’s cuisine is a true journey around the world, blending soulful ingredients into exciting and original recipes. Her love for New Orleans’ tradition shines through her innovative cooking."
–Daniel Boulud, Chef/Restaurateur