Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New Orleans

Gambino’s Bakery
A NOLA institution, Gambino’s Bakery is known and loved for its delicious King Cakes, Doberge Cakes and a whole host of other sweet treats.
Lüke
The restaurant Lüke, from restaurateur and chef John Besh, is a brasserie with Franco-German style and Louisiana soul found in the New Orleans CBD.
Satsuma Cafe
A cafe committed to serving nourishing, local, and organic food in the boho area of Bywater in New Orleans, Satsuma Cafe is a neighbourhood favourite.
Merchant
A cafe in the Central Business District in New Orleans, Merchant offers rich espresso, buttery crepes, and hearty sandwiches.
Haydel’s Bakery
Known for its King Cakes and the maddeningly tasty Cajun Kringle, Haydel’s Bakery is one of the much-loved bakeries in New Orleans.
Li’l Dizzy’s Cafe
Creole soul food served by a wonderful host.
Cafe Adelaide
Creole cuisine in an amiable atmosphere.
Camellia Grill
A student's idea of heaven - so much so they keep coming back.
Johnny’s Po-Boys
A great place to sample New Orleans classics.
La Boulangerie
Mouth-watering French pastries and breads.
Barcelona Tapas Cafe
Service with a (Spanish) smile.
Gumbo Shop
All year round Lentern treats.
Slice Pizzeria
Nice for a slice of gourmet pizza.
Stein’s Deli
A mix of local and north-eastern deli food.
Domilise’s
Traditional po' boys - a local and family favourite.
Parkway Bakery
A mini-museum bakery for families and small groups.
Mr B’s Bistro
Classic Creole bistro favoured by both socialites and businessmen.
Creole Creamery
Ice cream parlour full of intriguing flavours.
The Blue Room
A Sunday morning musical treat.
Cafe Reconcile
Charitable restaurant serving home comforts.
La Divina Gelateria
Organic ice cream with old-world charm.
Surrey’s Juice Bar
Good for veggies - a rare find in New Orleans.
St James Cheese
Some of the most creative sandwiches in town.
Feelings Cafe
Tasty Creole food in a romantic setting.
Domenica
Rustic Italian food with a designer backdrop.
Port of Call
For a high-quality burger, this is a definite port of call.
Meltdown
Vegan popsicles for a hot day.
Clover Grill
1930s style diner, perfect for a late bite to eat.
Crabby Jack’s
Affordable seafood joint.
Tee-Eva’s
Pralines and Pecan Pies - sweet American take-out. 
Jacques-Imo’s
The most talked about secret cafe in New Orleans.
Hansen’s Sno-Bliz
Nice ices on a summer's day.
Il Posto
Lovely Italian spot for lunch.
Avenue Pub
Simple pub grub and great American craft beers.
Croissant d’Or
Cute pastry shop deep in the French Quarter.
Palace Cafe
Musical and original, with one scrumptious savoury cheesecake.
Mahoney’s Po-Boy Shop
Fresh, local ingredients as loved by the locals.
Bon Ton Cafe
Good place for a lawyer's lunch - or anyone who fancies some Cajun fare.
Tartine
Delicious french bakery and lunch treats - tres delicieux!
Cafe du Monde
A quirky choice for those with a sweet tooth.

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