My New Orleans

Here is my list of recommendations for New Orleans:

  1. Galatatoir’s – old school New Orleans – you can go late at night – and split entrees
  2. Domenica’s – This is the John Best Italian restaurant in the Roosevelt Hotel. They used to have a great happy hour (and food) from 3-6
  3. Emeril’s in the Central Business District (CBD) – We like to sit at the bar – best gumbo!
  4. Central Grocery – the classic – best place to get a New Orleans muffalato sandwich (to share – they are big!)
  5. Cafe Du Mond of course – go early in the morning and walk around Jackson Square or late at night!
  6. I don’t know why I like this place so much – it’s super cheasy – but go have a hard cocktail at the rotating bar at the Carousel Bar at the Hotel Montelone.
  7. Breakfast – take the streetcar up St. Charles to uptown – Surrey’s Uptown – first come, first serve – be really nice to the hostess. Great food.
  8. Here is one more – I haven’t eaten here, but this is one place I’d try – it’s a new John Best restaurant  – breakfast, lunch, and brunch – it’s in the Central Business District and looks amazing. Willa Jean’s

Here is what we love to do in New Orleans:

  • WWII Museum – if you’re up for being a tourist
  • Walk all around the CBD, the French Quarter, and then Uptown – hit the Art Galleries and tiny shops (Avoid anything around the stupid casinos)
  • Take the street car up St. Charles (Uber is good too – but the street car is cheap entertainment)
  • Jackson Square
  • Or wherever you hear good music!

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