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Downtown New Orleans is now teeming with restaurants from familiar local names. The next addition here comes from a few new ones. Sofia is a modern Italian restaurant that open in late January at 516 Julia St. With a towering wood-fired pizza oven, a marble-topped dining bar and a casually stylish feel, Sofia is aiming...
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Eating pasta under the liquid gaze of Sophia Loren, surely one of the world's most beautiful women, is reason enough to visit Sofia, spelled with an f for some inexplicable reason. The new art-filled Italian restaurant pays homage to the Roman beauty on canvas and in photographs and its design-forward sensibilities enchant. But while the...
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Sofia, opening later in January, takes a different approach to Italian cooking. It's not the sauce-heavy style entrenched in New Orleans food culture. Nor does it follow the more recent approach of exploring the traditional dishes of a particular section of Italy. "We're not tied to any region," said chef Max Mackissock. "It always starts...
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A new Italian restaurant will open this fall in the Warehouse District. New Orleans restaurateur Billy Blatty and the Denver-based Culinary Creative Group will open Sofia at 516 Julia St., adjacent to the recently opened Auction House Market. The owners announced the collaboration this week, and said the new eatery will be a modern Italian...
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NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans' restaurateur Billy Blatty and Denver's Culinary Creative Group, including chef Max Mackissock and partners Katie O'Shea and Juan Padro, announced plans to open Sofia restaurant at 516 Julia Street in the heart of the Warehouse District. Scheduled to open in late 2018, Sofia will be a modern Italian-inspired restaurant developed...
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It all started with a snowstorm. Three years and many, many meetings later, the result is a new Italian restaurant in the Warehouse District called Sofia. It will be run by Denver's Culinary Creative Group and New Orleans' Billy Blatty, who owns Barcadia and Ohm Lounge. Blatty was in Telluride, Colo., training for an expedition to...
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