A Look at Commander’s Palace

by0| PUBLISHED Mar 18, 2009 8:00 AM
A Look at Commander’s Palace
Landon Nordeman
A customer sips a martini at the start of his meal at Commander's Palace.
Another customer prepares to make his order.
The commanding family of the restaurant: the Brennan clan.
Chef Tory McPhail at work in the Commander's Palace kitchen.
Oysters and absinthe under a pastry-shell crust.
The restaurant's bread pudding souffle needs to be ordered in advance to allow ample preparation time.
Chef Troy McPhail takes a breather in his kitchen.
A cocktail lagniappe ends many memorable meals.