My deluxe room on the eighth floor of the Ace Hotel was HUGE and super cozy.
The fried chicken was real, real good. The slight spicy kick to those red beans was a nice surprise too.
Beer with a whiskey back is my usual m.o. But on a visit to Cure I switched it up thanks to a great bartender who made me a drink of his choice.
If your liver needs a break get back to nature at Audubon Park and then grab a po boy at near(ish) Domilise's or Guy's.
This was my second time to New Orleans and to Café du Monde. The beignets were better than I could recall. Much, much better.
The abundance of history here at Oak Alley makes it an important detour from New Orleans.
If you have worked your way through the NOLA culinary oeuvre of beignets, po boys, gumbo and cajun food give Pho Tau Bay a try.
Side effects may include serious real estate envy.
There is no shortage of places to drink in New Orleans. You can walk down the street with an adult beverage if you like. But if you need a few recommendations ...
Cochon Butcher is serving great cuts of meat and olive salad on a light sesame seed bread.
The French Quarter has a character like nowhere else in the United States thanks in large part to the people but also the architecture.
I ordered my po' boy fully dressed (ketchup, mayo, pickles, and shredded lettuce) ...
New Orleans, Louisiana
Their spicy bloody mary, seafood gumbo and shrimp creole set me right after a night of whiskey and fun.
Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 in the Garden District is the oldest and most diverse cemetery in New Orleans.