Mardi Gras Means King Cake

Sadly folks I won’t be making Mardi Gras this year, so no fun pictures in the weeks to follow.  I decided I don’t have to completely miss out on all the perks of going to New Orleans for this crazy event and made my own King Cake!  It was a complete success, so I brought…

Sucré

I have compiled three visits from both boutique cafes to show you how amazing this bakery is.  Enjoy salivating over these decadent desserts! They make a mean Flat White!

Another year, another fest in New Orleans

Welcome back…it’s been two months I finally got to see Alison Krauss live! My favorite festive house en route via bicycling to Jazz Fest I discovered another great place to grab food and relax on my day off of Jazz Fest.  I chose the delicious ceviche. A feel for the natives at this bar, tucked…

Eat in NOLA 

Muriel’s serves “classic creole with old world elegance” and is located in the middle of all the action in Jackson Square. We started with Pimm’s cup and a bottle wine.A delicious fried green tomato-arugula appetizer We finally got up early enough to score a table at EAT also located in the French Quarter just a couple…

NOLA Jazz Festival

My first huge music festival experience was last year at Jazz Fest.  2015 Jazz Fest is right around the corner, so I thought it was time to quit procrastinating and get this awesome post up for all to enjoy. What a sweet welcome to New Orleans Jazz Fest week…let the fun begin. Our first meal…

French Quarter Delight

La Petit Amelie has a delightful array of treats savory and sweet served “cuisine rapide”.  I especially enjoyed their fresh juice bar along with a crisp and creamy Napoleon pastry for breakfast.  I WILL BE BACK to try their Lox and a few of their scrumptious looking panini options.  Serving Zapps as their chip of choice makes…

Time for MARDI GRAS!

Day one in NOLA: My first trip to New Orleans, and what a trip it was. If you’ve never been to Mardi Gras I hope this will give you a better picture of what it’s like the last week of all the traditional celebrations. “The Greasing of the Poles” We marched in the second line…

Mardi Gras recap cont.

The rest of the days The view from our window where we stayed in the French Quarter, thanks to our outstanding host and hostess Amy and Aubrey The mysterious cats of NOLA New Orleans nightlife This place is said to be the oldest structure used as a bar in the US Carousel Bar We hit…