Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New Orleans

An incredible range of wines to taste, and some nibbles too.
Crescent City Farmers Market
Vendors of fresh produce, as well as sweeter treats.
Bouligny Tavern
Creative snacks to accompany slightly more predictable drinks.
K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen
Cajun cooking at its best.
An impressive beer list - and a handy seafood shop just across the road.
The most talked about secret cafe in New Orleans.
La Crepe Nanou
Adorable little French bistro near Prytania Street.
Pralines and Pecan Pies - sweet American take-out. 
Celebration Distillation
Witness the rum distilling process - then have a taste or two.
Good for lunch or evening beers.
Le Foret
A french cocoon of luxury.
Loved local chef serves up classic Louisiana dishes.
Backstreet Cultural Museum
Museum containing unique traditions of New Orleans' African-American community.
Molly’s At the Market
Eccentric Irish Pub.
Grand Isle
Seafood in high-end fishing shack. A sea-lover's dream.
Restaurant August
World-class quality from a world-class chef.
Southern Food Museum
An informative story of food, drink and getting a little tipsy.
A Mano
Back to basics Italian, formal but friendly.
Popular gay bar with drag contests every Wednesday night.
Avenue Pub
Simple pub grub and great American craft beers.
A culinary adventure, perfect for foodies.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Chain restaurant, but authentic local flavours.
Hansen’s Sno-Bliz
Nice ices on a summer's day.
Il Posto
Lovely Italian spot for lunch.
Soniat House
A true New Orleans experience, perfect for romantic getaways.
Saturn Bar
Dive bar, best on weeknights.
New Orleans Artworks
Glassworks, with tours and short classes available.
Ponderosa Stomp
Performing Arts festival featuring some long-lost acts.
Snug Harbor
A popular jazz club with a welcoming crowd.
Newcomb Art Gallery
Art school with a much sought-after gallery of work.
Maison Dupuy
A plush hotel in the heart of the French quarter.
Palace Cafe
Musical and original, with one scrumptious savoury cheesecake.
Croissant d’Or
Cute pastry shop deep in the French Quarter.
Pere Marquette
Jazz, style and the best cocktails in town.
Jean Lafitte Historical Park
Huge park system with much to see and do.
Dickie Brennan’s
Butter-dripping steaks in more elegant surroundings.
Mississippi River Ferry
Fun and informative ferry trip.
Eiffel Society
Music, art and attitude - with some tasty global cuisine.
M.S. Rau Antiques
A nearly century-old antique emporium.
Cool hangout with a voodoo vibe.

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