Eating in The French Quarter

Taste the flavors of New Orleans. With so many places to choose from, you might feel at first like you’ve bit off more than you can chew.  Put your reservations aside about fitting in your jeans, and feel free to enjoy … Continue reading

Antoine’s – An Elegant and Affordable Lunch

New Orleans is justifiably famous for its elegant fine dining establishments. And perhaps one of the best known is Antoine’s, one of the French Quarter “Grande Dame” restaurants that has been a family-owned institution since 1840. Most visitors think that … Continue reading

Sobou – New Brennan’s Restaurant in the French Quarter

  Voted one of the 25 Most Important Restaurants of 2013 by Zagat, SoBou is an up-and-coming niche restaurant in the French Quarter that focuses just as much on spirits as its neighbor, Bourbon St (SoBou stands for South of … Continue reading

2014 French Quarter Fest Food Guide

 As the Food tab on the French Quarter Fest website aptly puts it, “Food abounds” at New Orleans’ second biggest festival of the year. A huge draw for the city and its tourism (and locals too of course), the food … Continue reading

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art Presents : Preservation Hall Remembered: 50 Years of Jazz

This exhibit is worth a visit. It showcases the musicians of Preservation Hall, their music, and the art it inspired.You’ll view a collection of paintings, photographs, musical instruments and listen to recordings from strategically located ipods. For me personally, it was … Continue reading

Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop, New Orleans Oldest Bar

        There are many historical bars in the beautiful French Quarter of New Orleans. Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop is the most entrancing of the historical bars in the French Quarter,  located on Bourbon and St. Phillip. This is the oldest structure … Continue reading