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The Taste Buds were named Restaurateurs of the Year by the Louisiana Restaurant Association in 1994 following the introduction of Semolina to the New Orleans market.

That same year, Nation's Restaurant News named Semolina to their “Hot Concept” list.

Semolina has consistently been awarded the title of "Best Pasta Restaurant" every year by several New Orleans' publications including: New Orleans Magazine, and Gambit Weekly.

Semolina has also been honored by Gambit Weekly for a number of additional categories, including "3rd Best Place to Feed the Whole Family" in 2002 and "2nd Best Valet Parking" and "3rd Best Ceasar Salad" in 2001. In 2005, they also named Semolina as a "Best Buy and Bargain."

2006-2009  For four years in a row Semolina has won "The Big Easy Award" for "Best Pasta" by Where Y'at Magazine.

In 2009, CityBusiness honored Semolina as one of the "Top 50 Best Places to work." Check out the whole story here!



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