Commander’s Palace stands as a Victorian, turquoise and white monument to the glory of independent restaurants.While it has spawned sibling restaurants in such faraway places as Nevada and, soon, Florida, the Garden District destination has been luring patrons since Emile Commander founded it in 1880. And Commander’s Palace shows every sign of continuing to lure in new generations with such classics as turtle soup and bread-pudding soufflé as well as such innovations as foie gras ...

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