By Marie Baxley
Photography Courtesy of Commander’s Palace Restaurant
New Orleans restaurateur Ti Martin relies on her business acumen and a passion for great dining to foster a convivial experience at Commander’s Palace. Graciousness comes in many forms for a restaurant. Greeting regular customers by name or offering warm milk—not cold—for hot coffee are tiny acts that, when part of a compendium of courtesies, can raise a restaurant from great to sublime.