All posts tagged "NOLA"

  • 24 Hours in New Orleans

    I put together this tour for a small group of six, which included a private jet from Midway Airport, direct to New Orleans. We hit...

  • Restaurant August

    There’s a reason you hear the name John Besh quite a bit when you talk about New Orleans. That’s because he’s one of the few...

  • Willie Mae’s Scotch House

    A local landmark among fried chicken aficionados, Willie Mae’s was completely destroyed during Katrina, then, with the aid of the Southern Foodways Alliance, completely rebuilt....

  • Cure

    You could easily spend time downtown, drinking French 75s and sazeracs, but jump in a cab, spend the $15 and go drink with locals at...

  • Commander’s Palace

    The Grande Dame of New Orleans dining. The city’s best chefs have passed through this kitchen, from Emeril to the current chef, Tory McPhail, who...

  • Cafe Adelaide & The Swizzle Stick Bar

    Owned by the same family behind Commander’s Palace, I love this location, just a few blocks from the Quarter, across from the casino and on...

  • Parkway Bakery & Tavern

    Everyone raves about Mother’s for po’boys, which is like saying you have to visit Pizzeria Uno in Chicago for a pizza. Both have become tourist...

  • SoBou

    From the same team behind Cafe Adelaide, The Swizzle Stick and Commander’s Palace, this French Quarter bar and restaurant – located South of Bourbon –...

  • Cochon

    Local chef Donald Link is one of the city’s great culinary ambassadors, and his temple of all things pork (there’s a Butcher next door making...

  • Congrats To Our #RaveNOLA Winner…

    Congratulations to Carolyn Markov, of Lombard, IL, who is going to be joining my group in New Orleans next month along with a guest. Over...

  • Seminars Announced at Tales of the Cocktail

    What interesting timing. The day before I’m going to announce our winner in the RaveNOLA contest to join my group of merry eaters and drinkers,...