Archive for March, 2007

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“Taste Of The Town”, One of New Orleans’ Best Restaurant Events Coming March 30, 2007

26 March 2007

As reported by restaurant writer and critic Tom Fitzmorris: A few years ago, a group of restaurateurs were talking shop at a restaurant association meeting. Specifically, about the number of charity events they’re asked to do. Not that they dislike doing them, but that they can’t possibly show up for all of them. They agreed that […]

2007 French Quarter Festival-Don’t Miss It!

25 March 2007

The Music Schedule for the 24th annual French Quarter Festival April 13th-15th, 2007 is now up on the official website! The menu of food vendors for the worlds largest jazz brunch is also available as is the calender of special events! For those of you not aware of this local festival, its grown over the […]

I am looking for a great B&B to stay at in New Orleans. Any suggestions? I am looking at the Avenue Inn what do you think. Virginia from Long Beach, Calif.

12 March 2007

When trying to decide on a Bed and Breakfast, take many factors into account. Ambiance-Is it a restored building in a quiet neighborhood? Location-Is it convenient to where you want to go? Ownership-Do the Innkeepers live on property so that you can interface with them and learn some of the inside tips of the city? […]

My son is marrying a girl from New Orleans. They both currently live in San Francisco and are in the food and wine business. The wedding will be in NOLA and as parents of the groom we are in charge of the rehearsal dinner. We are looking for a mansion or plantation house in the city to have the event. Something with a wonderful old world New Orleans ambience – not a big hotel. We need to accommodate 80 – 100 people. The food, wine and location need to be very up to the expectations of this couple who are in the business. Any suggestions? – Dia from Evanston, Il

8 March 2007

I would contact Food Art, they do a nice job and only cater in remote locations. They will have several suggestions as to venue that will work for you. You may also want to try Audubon Institute, they have a beautiful retreat and cater there as well. The Elms Mansion is an elegant wedding […]

We will be in New Orleans in May for Tulane Graduation, I was thinking of Tipitina’s or the Maple Leaf Bar for Friday, May 18 after the Tulane reception, but I can’t find anything on the web. Do you have any information or suggestions? Linda-New York

7 March 2007

It’s a little too far out for the booking list of groups or performers for these two clubs, but you can check with these websites periodically and find out who is playing in the clubs around New Orleans or specifically, Tipitina’s. The artists scheduled will show up about a month before the date based on the […]