James Beard Awards Semifinalists

Today, the James Beard Foundation released the list of semifinalists for the 2015 Restaurant and Chef Awards! For those of you who don’t know, these are annual awards for excellence in the food and drink industry, they are the Oscars of food.  The finalist will be announced on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. The awards ceremony will … Continue reading “James Beard Awards Semifinalists”

Irish Channel Block Party

Parasol’s and Tracey’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party starts Thursday March 14th and continues on Saturday the 16th and Sunday the 17th. This block party is perfect for the parade route that goes down the Irish Channel. Check out this video from Parasol’s for a sneak peek of the Block Party. The block party is … Continue reading “Irish Channel Block Party”

Low-Key Places to Grab a Drink in New Orleans

For some, New Orleans come Super Bowl and Mardi Gras time can be a little too much. We don’t blame you, swinging off balconies and getting hit by beads is not an ideal night out. But there is a bright side for those looking for that low-key place where meeting new people or having a … Continue reading “Low-Key Places to Grab a Drink in New Orleans”

10 of the Best Happy Hour Spots New Orleans Has to Offer

In a place that offers quality food and outstanding entertainment, the ever-popular Happy Hour also emerges throughout the city. From Bucktown to the Irish Channel, New Orleans, like every city, offers some of the best food and drink specials around. Varying from a casual after work libation to late night treats, keeping money in your pocket … Continue reading “10 of the Best Happy Hour Spots New Orleans Has to Offer”

Hottest Night Clubs in New Orleans

New Orleans is certainly a city that offers so much, but letting loose is acceptable, and expected. With a variety of locations that offer late night entertainment, getting on the dance floor seems inevitable. While you are in town at the “Big Easy,” get out and explore what New Orleans has to offer for you. … Continue reading “Hottest Night Clubs in New Orleans”

Frenchmen Street Travel Guide

Frenchmen Street is home to some of the most popular live music venues and hot spot eating and drinking locations throughout the city. Known for being a hip area that features some of the best Jazz venues in town, the list also features some of the best bars and restaurants, making it a great tourist attraction for those looking … Continue reading “Frenchmen Street Travel Guide”

Jazz Clubs of New Orleans

What’s “All that Jazz” about in New Orleans? Well, the infamous tunes are echoed from Frenchmen to Bourbon Streets, producing a vibrant and exhilarating atmosphere, unique to those from other lands. Only at the city where Jazz was born can you find something for every ear. So, stop by one of these locations to relax … Continue reading “Jazz Clubs of New Orleans”

Guide to Bourbon Street: Bars, Nightclubs, and Restaurants

At the heart of New Orleans’, and within the French Quarter, is one of the oldest and well-known legendary streets in the U.S. Extending 13 blocks long, Bourbon Street is known for its wild festivals, but also its iconic historical past. With a variety of bars, nightclubs, and local restaurants, the Bourbon Street scene is … Continue reading “Guide to Bourbon Street: Bars, Nightclubs, and Restaurants”