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Category Archives: New Orleans

Cafe Beignet in New Orleans

Because I couldn’t get enough of the dessert while in New Orleans, I went to Cafe Beignet for breakfast to get a morning cup of coffee and test out this shop’s version of beignets. The million dollar question: how did it compare compared to Cafe du Monde? Well for one, the beignets here are much larger! […]

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Dinner in New Orleans @ SoBou

  Dinner at SoBou New Orleans Restaurant Review   We stepped into Sobou while in New Orleans looking for something different and boy, is this restaurant unique! There are illuminated glass bottles and glowing walls as part of the decor, cozy booths and a large bar in Sobou, an eatery that bills itself as a “spirited […]

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Vegetarian in New Orleans @ Green Goddess

Green Goddess is a tiny restaurant in the French Quarter. Located on quiet street, it has both indoor and outdoor seating and serves some great vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options like roasted beet hummus and a rolled uttapam (pictured above), a kind of savory pancake with green peas, tomatoes, onions, peppers and vegetable curry. […]

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Hyatt New Orleans French Quarter

If you’re looking for a hotel with a great location, the Hyatt New Orleans French Quarter is a great pick. Right on Iberville Street, the hotel is just a couple minutes walk to local oyster restaurants and about a 5 minute walk to Cafe Beignet for a decadent sweet breakfast. We stayed in a spacious room with […]

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Where to Eat New Orleans Oysters

New Orleans Seafood New Orleans is as much a city of beautiful architecture as it is of decadent food. While in the city, we bookmarked a couple places to try specifically for their oysters. Acme Oysterhouse is the oysterhouse, but the line is always out the door and in the rainy weather, it’s not so pleasant, especially […]

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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

The Hyatt Regency New Orleans is a futuristic, modern hotel in New Orleans’ Central Business District. While it’s a bit far from the French Quarter via walking, it’s located RIGHT next to the superdome and seems to be more popular for conventions and weddings. I had a great view of the superdome from my hotel […]

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New Orleans City Park

Initially, we made plans to visit the outdoor sculpture garden at New Orleans City Park but didn’t time it well and arrived after park close. We wandered the park itself, which is also home to the New Orleans Museum of Modern Art and took some photos on this very photogenic stone bridge over the river. […]

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