Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New Orleans

Bouligny Tavern
Creative snacks to accompany slightly more predictable drinks.
An impressive beer list - and a handy seafood shop just across the road.
K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen
Cajun cooking at its best.
The most talked about secret cafe in New Orleans.
Pralines and Pecan Pies - sweet American take-out. 
La Crepe Nanou
Adorable little French bistro near Prytania Street.
Good for lunch or evening beers.
Celebration Distillation
Witness the rum distilling process - then have a taste or two.
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.
Oyster restaurant which doesn't do summer.
Experienced po-boy cooks and a friendly bar atmosphere.
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.
Hansen’s Sno-Bliz
Nice ices on a summer's day.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Chain restaurant, but authentic local flavours.
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.
Snug Harbor
A popular jazz club with a welcoming crowd.
Ponderosa Stomp
Performing Arts festival featuring some long-lost acts.
Newcomb Art Gallery
Art school with a much sought-after gallery of work.
Molly’s At the Market
Eccentric Irish Pub.
Grand Isle
Seafood in high-end fishing shack. A sea-lover's dream.
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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