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Five Awesome Onions


Russell's Marina Grill

8555 Pontchartrain Blvd., 282-9999

This lakefront diner lays claim to inventing the "onion mumm," a bouquet of batter-fried onion with remoulade in its center.

Mahony's Po-Boy Shop

3454 Magazine St., 899-3374

Ethereally thin, fried onion ribbons can be eaten by hand or twirled on a fork like spaghetti.


333 St. Charles Ave., 378-2840

The traditional onion tart, or flamenküche, has a crisp crust and plenty of cheese and bacon.

Taqueria Corona

5932 Magazine St., 897-3974

Cebollitas, or grilled green onions with salt and lime, are as delicious as they are simple.


217 Camp St., 587-7720

A blend of several sweet and sharp onions flavor a classic Spanish tortilla dish.

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