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.
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.
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.
Cafe Adelaide
Creole cuisine in an amiable atmosphere.
Johnny’s Po-Boys
A great place to sample New Orleans classics.
La Boulangerie
Mouth-watering French pastries and breads.
Li’l Dizzy’s Cafe
Creole soul food served by a wonderful host.
Camellia Grill
A student's idea of heaven - so much so they keep coming back.
Gumbo Shop
All year round Lentern treats.
Stein’s Deli
A mix of local and north-eastern deli food.
Barcelona Tapas Cafe
Service with a (Spanish) smile.
Slice Pizzeria
Nice for a slice of gourmet pizza.
Parkway Bakery
A mini-museum bakery for families and small groups.
Traditional po' boys - a local and family favourite.
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.
La Divina Gelateria
Organic ice cream with old-world charm.
Cafe Reconcile
Charitable restaurant serving home comforts.
St James Cheese
Some of the most creative sandwiches in town.
Surrey’s Juice Bar
Good for veggies - a rare find in New Orleans.
Feelings Cafe
Tasty Creole food in a romantic setting.
Rustic Italian food with a designer backdrop.
Port of Call
For a high-quality burger, this is a definite port of call.
Clover Grill
1930s style diner, perfect for a late bite to eat.
Vegan popsicles for a hot day.
Crabby Jack’s
Affordable seafood joint.
The most talked about secret cafe in New Orleans.
Pralines and Pecan Pies - sweet American take-out. 
Avenue Pub
Simple pub grub and great American craft beers.
Hansen’s Sno-Bliz
Nice ices on a summer's day.
Il Posto
Lovely Italian spot for lunch.
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.
Delicious french bakery and lunch treats - tres delicieux!
Cafe du Monde
A quirky choice for those with a sweet tooth.

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