Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New Orleans

La Crepe Nanou
Adorable little French bistro near Prytania Street.
Le Foret
A french cocoon of luxury.
Loved local chef serves up classic Louisiana dishes.
Oyster restaurant which doesn't do summer.
Pralines and Pecan Pies - sweet American take-out. 
Bouligny Tavern
Creative snacks to accompany slightly more predictable drinks.
Experienced po-boy cooks and a friendly bar atmosphere.
Good for lunch or evening beers.
Celebration Distillation
Witness the rum distilling process - then have a taste or two.
An impressive beer list - and a handy seafood shop just across the road.
K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen
Cajun cooking at its best.
Yuki Izakaya
New Japanese yakitori bar.
Il Posto
Lovely Italian spot for lunch.
Saturn Bar
Dive bar, best on weeknights.
Molly’s At the Market
Eccentric Irish Pub.
New Orleans Artworks
Glassworks, with tours and short classes available.
Grand Isle
Seafood in high-end fishing shack. A sea-lover's dream.
Snug Harbor
A popular jazz club with a welcoming crowd.
Ponderosa Stomp
Performing Arts festival featuring some long-lost acts.
Avenue Pub
Simple pub grub and great American craft beers.
Newcomb Art Gallery
Art school with a much sought-after gallery of work.
Restaurant August
World-class quality from a world-class chef.
Soniat House
A true New Orleans experience, perfect for romantic getaways.
A Mano
Back to basics Italian, formal but friendly.
Popular gay bar with drag contests every Wednesday night.
A culinary adventure, perfect for foodies.
Hansen’s Sno-Bliz
Nice ices on a summer's day.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Chain restaurant, but authentic local flavours.
Southern Food Museum
An informative story of food, drink and getting a little tipsy.
Emeril’s Delmonico
For a taste of golden age fine dining.
Cooking Experience
Cook Creole for yourself.
Pelican Club
Perenially popular spot with particularly good appetizers.
Pere Marquette
Jazz, style and the best cocktails in town.
Dickie Brennan’s
Butter-dripping steaks in more elegant surroundings.
International House
A boutique hotel perfect for a globe-trotting traveller...
Croissant d’Or
Cute pastry shop deep in the French Quarter.
Eiffel Society
Music, art and attitude - with some tasty global cuisine.
M.S. Rau Antiques
A nearly century-old antique emporium.
Jean Lafitte Historical Park
Huge park system with much to see and do.
Maison Dupuy
A plush hotel in the heart of the French quarter.

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