Tag Archives: New Orleans

Petunias a Restaurant in New Orleans

My Bride and I have the same dentist, and one time when we were at our bi-annual check up, we were saying that we had another trip planned for New Orleans.  Our dentist said that he had just returned from … Continue reading

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Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

I am not sure if that is the actual quote by Groucho Marx, but it is close.  After finding a recent box of mementos from one of our trips to New Orleans, I am going to branch off to stray … Continue reading

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The Court of Two Sisters

We had spent the day walking around the French Quarter after having had a wonderful brunch.  We explored some of the fine antique shops, art shops and the retired United States Mint.  We decided maybe to have a light dinner … Continue reading

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Arnaud’s and a Mini Mardi Gras Museum

Another one of the famous restaurants in New Orleans in Arnaud’s in a city known for culinary delights.  Not only are they famous for their cuisine, they also have a small museum on the premises featuring articles from different Mardi … Continue reading

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Galatoire’s Restaurant

In keeping with these memories of New Orleans, another fine dining establishment that we took advantage of was Galatoire’s Restaurant on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter.   If you have never been to the Quarter, you may be surprised at … Continue reading

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Antoine’s (and I still can’t believe the commercial)

When I was still young I remember an advertisement for an instant coffee which claimed they substituted their coffee for the legendary coffee of Antoine’s in New Orleans.   Back then I had no idea of Antoine’s, but I was still … Continue reading

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Commander’s Palace and a Streetcar Named Desire

In February of 1999 we made our first trip to New Orleans.  I remember riding the streetcar named Desire.  We were staying at the Omni Royal Orleans right in the center of the French Quarter.  We had decided to have … Continue reading

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