A romantic, candlelit dinner at Antoineas 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 youare on the hunt for Anne Riceas vampires or a peek at her imposing pre-Civil War mansion, youall 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 poaboys, 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 Cityas 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 shouldnat 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|