Cafe Reconcile – Opportunity in New Orleans

Café Reconcile is a remarkable New Orleans institution that was founded to help break the cycle of inter-generational poverty, neglect, and violence that impacts young people in the Central City neighborhood. Fifteen years ago, Café Reconcile’s founder, Rev. Harry Tompson, … Continue reading

Domenica, a John Besh Restuarant

Domenica, located inside the sumptuous and historic Roosevelt Hotel in downtown New Orleans, serves some of the most delicious Italian food in the city. Owned by award-winning local chefs, John Besh and Alon Shaya, Domenica is renowned for pizza crusts … Continue reading

Casamento’s Oyster Restaurant

Unless you see a line of folks waiting outside, you could almost walk right past Casamento’s Restaurant, near the corner of Magazine and Napoleon streets. The front window shades are often closed, the vintage neon sign on the front balcony … Continue reading

Herbsaint Bar and Restaurant

Herbsaint Bar and Restaurant, a bistro on St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans’ Central Business District, was renowned chef Donald Link’s first restaurant — but certainly not his last. Since this flagship eatery opened in 2000, Herbsaint has evolved into … Continue reading

New Orleans Sweet Treats

In a town known for decadence and overindulgence, it’s important to know where to score your next sugar fix. Fortunately, there are some hidden gems whether you crave your sweets hot, cold, or in-between.  Here is a sampler of some … Continue reading

Classy French Quarter Bars

The French Quarter has a long and illustrious history of libational pleasure, both upscale and lowbrow, and the sheer number of bars and lounges contained in the Quarter can be a bit daunting. After a hot summer day (or evening!) … Continue reading

Uptown Brunch: Dante’s Kitchen and Atchafalaya

The lazy weekend brunch, which likely includes signature morning cocktails, is a venerable New Orleans tradition. A fine brunch is a great way to fit in one more meal to your NOLA eating agenda — or it might help you … Continue reading

Peche Seafood Grill

Pêche Seafood Grill is a James Beard award-winning seafood restaurant in the Warehouse District. In 2014, Pêche was voted Best New Restaurant in the nation— surpassing heavy-hitter nominees from New York and San Francisco. Two years since it opened, Pêche continues … Continue reading

Robin Barnes – The Songbird of New Orleans

Robin Barnes is a young vocalist with a powerful voice who’s infectious enthusiasm, and soulful interpretation of jazz standards, lights up two of the swankiest hotel music venues in New Orleans each weekend. While Robin’s multi-octave voice stands out at … Continue reading

Confederacy of Cruiser’s Cocktails in New Orleans BikeTours

Only in New Orleans does a bike tour shop retrofit several of its cruisers with moveable drink holders— the ones you might find swaying back and forth on a small fishing boat!  But there they are, in front of a … Continue reading