New Orleans For Dummies

New Orleans For Dummies

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A romantic, candlelit dinner at Antoinea€™s or a fiery Cajun feast. A crazy, colorful Mardi Gras parade or a cool jazz brunch. With its delicious mish-mash of European and African cultures and cuisines and centuries of enchanted history, New Orleans has excitement in abundance for any kind of traveler. Whether youa€™re on the hunt for Anne Ricea€™s vampires or a peek at her imposing pre-Civil War mansion, youa€™ll find all the advice you need for a perfect vacation in this handy guide, including: A complete overview of cuisine, including famous restaurants and undiscovered gems, and the scoop on classic local fare like poa€™boys, jambalaya, and beignets Hints on checking out the famed French Quarter and other neighborhoods of this one-of-a-kind city Tips for enjoying the Crescent Citya€™s legendary nightlife, from jazz, Cajun, and zydeco to the hippest clubs and hotspots for gay and lesbian travelers Five great New Orleans itineraries, including one-to-three-day outings, spooky excursions, and honeymoon tours Three delightful day trips out of the city: Cajun country, the plantations of the Great River Road, and the indescribable swamp tour Mardi Gras must-dos, top historic attractions, activities for kids, parks and gardens, and much more Like every For Dummies travel guide, New Orleans For Dummies, Second Edition also includes: Down-to-earth trip-planning advice What you shouldna€™t miss a€” and what you can skip The best restaurants and hotels for every budget Lots of detailed mapsOpen 24 hours, the original Cafe du Monde (800 Decatur St. at Jackson Square, W 504-525-4544) makes a great cafe au lait a€” strong New Orleans coffee flavored with chicory to make it less bitter and mixed with an equal portion of scaldedanbsp;...

Title:New Orleans For Dummies
Author:Kevin Forest Moreau
Publisher:For Dummies - 2002-11-07


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