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New Orleans

Zurich Classic
The Zurich Classic combines a PGA golf tournament with what New Orleans does best: food, drinks, and music. Fun charity event.
Yvonne LaFleur
Tailor-made gowns in feminine designs.
Yuki Izakaya
New Japanese yakitori bar.
Ye Olde College Inn
A new take on an old favourite.
Wolfe’s in the Warehouse
Classic New Orleans style hotel restaurant.
Windsor Court
Hotel fit for a king: top quality in a top-rate location.
Willie Mae’s Scotch House
Famous fried chicken in Willie Mae's tradition.
Willa Jean
At once a bakery, cafe and fully-fledged restaurant, Willa Jean is whatever you need it to be, offering meals throughout the day in the CBD.
Whitney Zoo to Do
Spend a night with wild animals and the city's chicest social set at the Audubon Nature Institute's Whitney Zoo to Do.
Whiskey Blue
Fashionable late-night club.
Westwego Swamp Adventures
The alligators, nutria, turtles, and abundant bird life will keep your eyes flickering from one wonder to another.
An incredible range of wines to taste, and some nibbles too.
W New Orleans
Modern, stylish and chic.
W French Quarter
The height of luxury.
Loved local chef serves up classic Louisiana dishes.
Victory, a stylish bar in the New Orleans’ CBD, is leading the craft cocktail charge with its creative libations, stylish surrounds, and moreish food menu.
Vaughan’s Lounge
Music, barbeque and cheap beer.
Themed meals in a cottage-style restaurant.
Twelve Mile Limit
A dive bar with a real barbeque.
The city's oldest stand up bar and a strictly prix-fixe menu.
Experienced po-boy cooks and a friendly bar atmosphere.
TPC Louisiana
Toups’ Meatery
A contemporary Cajun restaurant aimed at carnivores of all stripes, Toups’ Meatery bring your dreams of Southern cuisine to life in its chic Mid-City space.
Shady hideout attached to the Omni Royal New Orleans.
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Tommy’s Cuisine
Perfect for a good time and an excellent Creole-Italian meal.
Three Muses
Jazz bar serving tasty global snacks.
The Saint Hotel
The Saint Hotel is a boutique hotel with a hefty style quotient, featuring sinfully luxurious accommodation and live burlesque performances in the bar.
The Roosevelt
A recently renovated, elegant retreat.
The Republic
VIPs and indie-rock fans mingle in this converted warehouse location.
The Presbytere
Centuries old building with museum on Mardi Gras.
The Orange Couch
Delicious coffee amidst a cool crowd.
The Metropolitan
A vast warehouse club, The Metropolitan is a popular choice for those who want to dance until the early hours of the morning in New Orleans.
The Maison
A live music institution on New Orleans’ Frenchman Street, The Maison offers up performances of jazz, as well as a restaurant with plenty of Southern style.
The Hookah
Middle-Eastern styled club playing soulful tunes.
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Ever the purveyors of up-and-coming cities, a new year brings yet another opportunity for Hg2 to publish the annual hot cities list!
The Country Club
This exclusive-feeling spot at Wynn is a favorite of those hitting the links, but is also open to the public.
The Club Ms Mae’s
A New Orleans dive bar with a storied past, The Club Ms Mae’s serves cheap drinks 24/7. It's a top stop on any NOLA bucket list.
The Cabildo
Spend a morning at the Cabildo or Presbytere.
The Blue Room
A Sunday morning musical treat.

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