Celebrating Mardi Gras

It’s not just the costume creativity that’s on display during Mardi Gras, everywhere you turn, New Orleanians are proud to show why our city is like no other. Mardi Gras gets a misunderstood reputation as a celebration of debauchery for … Continue reading

Our Favorite New Orleans Pastry Shops

New Orleans’ food drips with decadence, and there’s nothing like a delicious pastry to brighten up your trip to the city. No matter where you are in town, you can find an amazing bakery serving up any number of different … Continue reading

How to Plan a Mardi Gras Vacation

With Mardi Gras just a couple months away, you may be in the planning phases of your trip to New Orleans to celebrate the holiday weekend(s). Mardi Gras is one of the biggest celebrations on the planet, and New Orleans … Continue reading

New Orleans-inspired Christmas Recipes

If you won’t be attending a Reveillon dinner at one of New Orleans’ restaurants during the holiday season, you may want to bring a taste of New Orleans home to your own Christmas dinner table. Here are four recipes that … Continue reading

3 Best Spots for Beignets in New Orleans

Who doesn’t love light, crispy, fried dough squares drenched in a heaping pile of powdered sugar? In New Orleans, we call these delights beignets, and they are an immensely popular culinary attraction for visitors to indulge in when they visit … Continue reading

Enjoy Southern -Style Thanksgiving Recipes

At Southern Comfort B&B, we love celebrating New Orleans and Southern cuisine, and Thanksgiving time is no exception. In 2012, we ran a list of great local restaurants to visit to ring in the Thanksgiving holiday with both traditional and … Continue reading

Where to make New Orleans Christmas Day Reservations

If you’re traveling to New Orleans for the Christmas holidays, you may not be visiting family with whom you’d be sharing a holiday meal. Instead, you’re probably looking for an incredible Christmas meal at one of New Orleans’ finest restaurants. … Continue reading

New Orleans – Themed Halloween Treats

Want to bring home a little New Orleans fun for your Halloween celebrations? New Orleans offers several locally themed sweets to liven up any party this Halloween. Here are four great ideas you can try for yourself at home. Pralines … Continue reading

Unveil Neighborhood History at Tremé Culture Fest

The birthplace of jazz. Home of Congo Square. Home of Mardi Gras Indian culture. Home of the brass band. Oldest African-American neighborhood in the U.S. These are just a few reasons why Tremé is one of the most celebrated neighborhoods … Continue reading