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Miyako

Miyako

in Cafe, Restaurant

Only a few minutes Uptown from the French Quarter (take the St. Charles streetcar for great sightseeing), this Japanese seafood and steakhouse will offer a fine taste of Asia for a break from the Creole and Cajun. Everyone in the family will enjoy the entertainment of the interactive dining with the highly skilled Hibachi chefs at work right by you. Great for sushi, as well.

Cafe Beignet

Cafe Beignet

in Cafe, Restaurant

Serving up the quintessential New Orleans pastry (pronounced ben-yays) with coffee, as well as essential local cuisine, the Café's two locations make perfect stops for a fine bite in an old Big Easy atmosphere. Jambalaya, red beans and rice, gumbo--all the Cajun classics. At the Bourbon Street location in the Music Legends Park, live jazz starts at 10 a.m. Prime spots for breakfast, as well.

Juan's Flying Burrito

Juan's Flying Burrito

in Cajun & Creole, Southwestern, Mexican

How many Creole taquerias do you know? Only in New Orleans and Juan's is it. Hispanics have always influenced the city strongly, and this joint carries on that tradition by mixing two great culinary traditions. And don't let the name fool you--Juan's is a full-service, Mexican restaurant, serving quesadillas, tacos, fajitas and more. Locals definitely count it among the city's best. if not the best.


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Mahogany Jazz Hall

Mahogany Jazz Hall

in Jazz, Live Band, Musical, Jazz

Namesake of Lulu White's famous Storyville Bordello where top Live Jazz, Blues and R&B music is featured every afternoon and evening. Relax with Live music in an intimate setting with a VIP seating area. Sip the forbidden "Green Fairy" Absinthe Cocktail and enjoy great New Orleans entertainment. Check our schedule for Burlesque shows featuring the area's top performers.



Michalopoulos

Michalopoulos

in Gallery

Probably the hottest local art story of the last 10 years. Painting not the subject but 'the spirit of the subject,' Michalopoulos started out selling his dynamic, boldly-colored work around Jackson Square and the Quarter. Now he is wildly successful selling his work around the country and world. Even if you cannot join Bonnie Raitt, Sharon Stone and others in owning a Michalopoulos, drop by to enjoy the art.

Windsor Fine Art

Windsor Fine Art

in Gallery, Specialty

An anchor of the famous Royal Street fine art row, the Windsor features works on paper from Rembrandt to Durer to Cassett to Chagall. Etchings, lithographs and original paintings by such artists as Dali and contemporary work round out this exciting collection that also includes sculpture. A Royal Street stroll is a fine option when visiting New Orleans, and the Windsor Gallery is a must stop on it.



Original Oyster Factory

Original Oyster Factory

in Restaurant

Hurricane Katrina cannot keep a good venue down. O'Flaherty's Irish Pub never returned after the flood, but now the Original Oyster Factory has brought the spot back to life after a year-long renovation. Owned by Mike Zapardo of the well-established restaurant family, in grand New Orleans tradition his mother Renata is the head chef at this delicious new venue with a full oyster bar and seafood menu.

Ernst Café

Ernst Café

in Cafe, Grill, Bar & Grill, Restaurant

With 57 beers waiting to be enjoyed, brew buffs need to get to know about this warm, spirited café perfectly located near the Quarter in the historic Warehouse District. The building was erected in 1851. Ernst has been serving classic New Orleans dishes for 106 years. Boudin, fried oysters, crawfish étoufée, red beans and rice--an uncomplicated menu that stakes its claim on quality and delivers.

Willie's Chicken Shack

Willie's Chicken Shack

in Restaurant

Creole and Cajun meets fast food cooked to order at this spot known for its biscuits, New Orleans classics like jambalaya and, of course, fried chicken. Check out the Yelp reviews if you do not believe TRAVELHOST. In any case, everyone seems to agree that Willie's is clearly a good destination for folks who have had a bit much bourbon, or other spirits, on bourbon and looking for a late night meal.



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