A guide to eating, drinking and exploring New Orleans.
- Shaya: nationally acclaimed Middle Eastern- seriously, go!
Bacchanal Wine: wine, food and music
Cafe du Monde: touristy, but worth a visit. go during the week and share one order of beignets they are huge
Peche: the fish is amazing and the menu features wood grilled food. similar to cochon in vibe and menu layout
Pizza Delicious: hip pizza mecca in the Marigny/Bywater neighborhood- this is a really cool area to walk around!
Acme Oyster House: classic oyster institution
Verti Marte: many a bartender has suggested a stop here for muffaletta
Willa Jean: delightful bakery and cafe
- d.b.a.: live music
Vaughan’s Lounge: go on Thursday
Maple Leaf Bar: but only if Rebirth Brass Band is playing, worth researching before your trip
Tipitina's: another good spot for live music
Cure: Violet Hour alum, off the beaten path cocktail bar serving beautiful drinks
Jackson Square & Frenchman Street: two great areas to go out in and listen to music
Igor's Checkpoint Charlie: a must see, it’s a dive bar with a laundromat inside
Napoleon House: old and touristy but kinda cool, go for a drink during the day
Cane and Table: rum cocktails and Cuban food
Kingfish: there is an old timey bartender here named Chris McMillan. stop by if you are into history. he's a living legend