Top 10 Things to Do This Winter

From enjoying a tasty hot chocolate or a cozy fireplace to ice-skating one last time, discover New Orleans' top 10 things to do before the spring thaw.

Updated: December 27, 2006

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Mandina's Restaurant

3800 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119

The Bombay Club Restaurant & Martini Bistro

830 Conti St, New Orleans, LA 70112

Ultracool lounge ideal for sipping exotic martinis, dining on top-notch seafood or kicking back and people-watching.

The Top 10

Mother's Restaurant

401 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Cold weather and comfort food go hand-in hand: Scarf the perfect po'boy here.

Mr B's Bistro

201 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Warm up with a big bowl of chicken and sausage Gumbo Ya Ya at this French Quarter standby.

Pat O'brien's Bar Inc

624 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130

If you like a little fire with your firewater, settle down around the courtyard fountain.

Olde Victorian Inn and Spa--French Quarter

914 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70116

While its cold outside, warm up with lush spa treatments and yummy comfort foods at this cozy B&B.

New Orleans Museum Of Art

1 Collins Diboll Cir, New Orleans, LA 70124

Japanese painting, American murals, Chinese ceramics: Take in a wide range of art this season at the City Park museum complex.

Galatoire's Restaurant Inc

209 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Cap off a decadent Creole lunch with a flaming, brandy-spiked Cafe Brulot at this Old Line classic.

New Orleans Entertainment

701 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116

Dance or sing along to Top 40 hits at this French Quarter karaoke pub.

Belladonna Day Spa

2900 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115

Warm up with a hot treat: a Babassu sugar-rub sauna treatment at this Garden District day spa.

Acura New Orleans Auto Show

1500 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70112

See the New Orleans Hornets face the league's best on their home court.

Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

941 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116

Enjoy a fireside cocktail at this secluded Bourbon Street landmark bar.