New Orleans is for lovers. No really. A great nightlife, fantastic live music, dancing at every back alley and bbq joint, swirl that around with an Old World ambiance and you’ve got it made in the shade, my friend. Whether you want to stroll through the moss-covered oaks, listen to saxophone brass while the muddy Mississippi roles by, or just do some candlelight dining, New Orleans is the place for love.
Tag Archives: New Orleans eating and drinking
January 10, 2013
If you’ve made your way down south and are exploring the gorgeous and cheap avenues of New Orleans, you’ve likely been directed to spend some of your time exploring Magazine Street. This winding little street is a popular favorite for tourists and locals which offers boutique shopping in traditional New Orleans fashion—meaning that the shops are unique, the higher-end of them still have a distinctly New Orleans air to them, and you’ll likely be able to pick up some Voodoo paraphernalia while you’re wandering about.
December 27, 2012
Sure, ask a hundred people and you’re likely to get a hundred answers: where are the best oysters in New Orleans? This town is rife with foodies and if you’re one of the visiting tribe, consider the question up for grabs; where the best oysters are is all a matter of opinion, I’m afraid. That being said, like anything, some tastes always rise to the top of the bunch, so to speak, so if you’re looking to grub on some deliciously slimy invertebrates, well, here’s how to go about sniffing them out.
August 9, 2012
If you’re like me and prefer to eat and drink your way down history lane, you’ll love New Orleans. With a rich history of culinary tradition, it’s rare that you’ll find a city that can compete with the eats available in New Orleans. So it is with great pleasure that I introduce to you one of the culinary bedrocks of this fine city: New Orleans’ own Po’ Boy.
July 12, 2012
Say New Orleans to most people and two things are bound to come up in the conversation within seconds – Bourbon Street and Hurricane Katrina. The city has been indelibly marked by both of those things, and no visit to The Big Easy is complete without incorporating each into the experience – but focus solely on either one of them and you’ve missed most of what this complicated and fascinating city has to offer.
June 15, 2012
New Orleans has developed a bit of a reputation for itself. Known as The Big Easy, people come to New Orleans to relax, to play, to eat, to gamble, and to, as the locals say laissez les bon temps rouler (let the good times roll)! It’s here you’ll find Jimmy Buffet’s famous Margaritaville, the Natchez Riverboat Casino, the oldest bar in America, and several New Orleans original cocktails about which many great country and rock and roll songs have been written.