Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

New Orleans

Absinthe followed by a (probably needed) lie down on a Victorian fainting couch.
Royal Sonesta
An unexpectedly charming hotel, perfect for art lovers.
National WWII Museum
An interactive journey through time, with mini-documentaries and other genuine documents.
St. Joe’s Bar
Dark but welcoming bar.
Windsor Court
Hotel fit for a king: top quality in a top-rate location.
Pharmacy Museum
Medicine through the ages.
A hidden treat for the city's upper crust.
Pitot House
Plantation house furnished as it would have been in the early nineteenth century.
Modern Spanish cuisine.
Save Our Cemeteries
Walking tours of the spooky - and historical - cemeteries throughout the City.
GW Fins
A nautical and noisy seafood restaurant.
One-Eyed Jacks
Old West style venue for alternative theatre and burlesque shows.
Slim Goodies
Cash-only diner with a jukebox soundtrack.
Angelo Brocato
Save room for dessert.
Rio Mar
Latin American food in the trendy Warehouse Arts District.
Mid-City Lanes Rock ‘n’ Bowl
Bowling with (often famous) live bands to help you dance your way down the lanes.
Dooky Chase
Great find in a not-so-great area.
Louisiana Music Factory
Music worth listening to.
Le Phare Bar
Hidden lounge inside hidden boutique hotel Loft 532.
Mignon Faget
Arty jewellery and designer vases are all here for those with a taste for the unique.
The Orange Couch
Delicious coffee amidst a cool crowd.
House on Bayou Road
A cosy and somehow out of the way and secluded stay yet still in the heart of the city...
Watch a TV chef in action serving world-class food.
Loft 523
A sexy and sophisticated sanctuary.
New Orleans Cake Cafe
Cakes, cakes and more cakes - what more could you want?
Crescent Pie & Sausage
Tasty variety of food in a casual atmosphere.
Jackson Square
Historic square with artists and musicians to entertain.
The Hookah
Middle-Eastern styled club playing soulful tunes.
Renaissance Arts
A fine art gallery - with bedrooms.
Dick and Jenny’s
Special New Orleans cuisine - with a long waiting list.
Columns Hotel
Charming and slightly frayed around the edges historic hotel in New Orleans
Unique wine bar, with music at weekends.
F&M’s Patio Bar
The place to go after the place you planned to go to.
Faulkner House Books
William Faulkner's old study is now a bookshop to inspire future literary legends.
Mike’s on the Avenue
Fusion cuisine from a well thought of chef.
La Riviera
Cosmetics and other high-end beauty products line the shelves at La Riviera.
La Boca
 Keeping the history alive in the quaint cobbled streets and the old and somewhat decrepit architecture, La Boca there is something for everyone the football for the Boys and and spanish dancing for the Girls. 

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