New Orleans

Cajun Creole Fine Dining at Restaurant Rebirth in New Orleans

February 9, 2016

During our recent weekend in New Orleans, we chose a hotel in the Warehouse District because we remembered fantastic restaurants and wine venues within walking distance. We’d enjoyed Cochon, Emeril’s, W.I.N.O and Tommy’s Wine Bar during a prior NOLO visit. Always up to try something new, Yelp reviews led us to discover the “farm-to-table Cajun Creole” Restaurant Rebirth at 857 […]

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A Peek Inside the Renaissance New Orleans Arts Hotel

February 4, 2016

Last weekend Mr. Jones and I met up in New Orleans for a quick dose of warmer weather. During our weekend getaway, we stayed two nights at the Renaissance New Orleans Arts Hotel, located on Tchoupitoulas Street in the Arts District. We appreciated our taxi driving teaching us how to say Tchoupitoulas (CHOP-ih-too-liss) during our ride from the airport to […]

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37 Fun Facts About New Orleans

February 1, 2016

Although we have visited the New Orleans on multiple occasions, a recent weekend visit piqued our interest to do a little background research on this a port city that straddles the Mississippi River in southeastern Louisiana. 37 Interesting Facts About New Orleans, Louisiana 1. Around 2200 B.C., silt deposited by the Mississippi River formed the land mass that later became […]

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Mother’s Restaurant – A True New Orleans Gem

June 13, 2013

This is a guest post by Morgan Large, a graduate student at the University of Arkansas. Nestled among the French culture and craziness that New Orleans is known for is a little gem called Mother’s Restaurant. Located on Poydras Street since 1938, Mother’s Restaurant has been making some of the best, if not the best, po’boys […]

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