Louisiana's about quality, not quantity 

January, 15, 2013
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BATON ROUGE, La. -- Ask a New Orleans foodie -- and they aren't too hard to find in the Crescent City -- why they think their city is better than other food meccas like New York or San Francisco and you might get told about the random dive test.

Go into a random dive in New Orleans and there's a good chance you'll eat something pretty good. Wander into a random joint in New York, they argue, and it's more likely you'll find a kitchen nightmare than in New Orleans. The point? New York might have more good restaurants because it has almost 20 times New Orleans' population, they argue. In New York, they say, you better know where to go.

In the Big Easy, the good eats have you surrounded.

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