Mr. Okra……Fruits and Vegetables!

Everyone’s New Year’s resolution these days seems to include eating better. In New Orleans, the home of fried food and starchy red beans and rice, oil and flour-thickened roux for gumbo, etc. etc., that may seem to be an impossible … Continue reading

New Orleans Offers a Variety of Museums

New Orleans has no lack of museums, and as always, they celebrate the city’s renowned diversity.  For starters, there’s your traditional art museum, celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. That is our flagship art museum, the New Orleans Museum of … Continue reading

Street Artist’s in the French Quarter

From human statues to fortune tellers, New Orleans is the number one place to  experience the most unique street performers in the world. Visitors can find  some of the most interesting types of street artists year round. Painters, cartoonists, tarot … Continue reading

Treme Creole Gumbo Festival – December 2011

New Orleans’ Treme’ neighborhood was a haven for free people of color, Haitian immigrants, and white New Orleanians since the end of the 18th century.  The racially mixed neighborhood, situated on the north (lake) side of the French Quarter, was … Continue reading