New Orleans 101

Experience elegance and excess in New Orleans--from the famed French Quarter to outrageous Mardi Gras festivities to decadent Cajun and Creole cuisine.

Updated: June 06, 2002

Where to Eat


Antoine's Restaurant

713-717 St Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130


K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen

416 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130


Bayona

430 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA 70112


Galatoire's Restaurant Inc

209 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130


Brigtsen's Restaurant

723 Dante St, New Orleans, LA 70118


Cafe du Monde

800 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116


Where to Drink


Napoleon House Bar & Cafe

500 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130


Pat O'brien's Bar Inc

624 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Hurricane watch: sing along in the piano bar or try your luck with Pat O's towering fruity rum drinks.


Tipitna's Uptown

501 Napoleon Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115

The Uptown classic rolls on with funky local acts and big-name road shows.


Columns Hotel

3811 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115

Catch a cocktail with a veranda view: Old-World grandeur on oak-shaded St. Charles Avenue.


Where to Stay


Grand Victorian Bed & Breakfast

2727 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130

Relax in this Garden District landmark, mere steps from the streetcar and steeped in local history.


Windsor Court New Orleans Hotels

300 Gravier Street, New Orleans, LA 70130


Where to Relax


Aidan Gill For Men

2026 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Where the gentlemen go: A guys-only salon that serves whiskey along with a "proper shave."


Shine Day Spa + Specialties

622 Conti St, New Orleans, LA 70130

An oasis of scents and services near the touristy crush of the Quarter.


Belladonna Day Spa

2900 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115

Full-service day spa on the boutique-heavy section of Magazine Street.


What to See


French Quarter

Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70130