The name Irish Channel is a bit of a misnomer. Although this historic neighborhood, which borders the Garden Districts, was settled by...
Former home of author Anne Rice. The vampire-tale spinner lived here for many years, and regularly invited fans to tour her home. Which,...
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After a few hard days of stuffing yourself with rich Creole food and getting sloshed on gallons of Nola Blonde, it’s time to treat...
This neighborhood bar, known for its roast beef po’boys, is where you go to watch the Saints play on a lazy Sunday afternoon – the...
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Parasol’s isn’t just in the Irish Channel; it sort of is the Irish Channel, serving as community center, nexus of gossip and, naturally, watering hole. Yes, it's first and foremost a bar, but you can order some of the best po'boys in town from the seating area in the back. That big ol’ roast beef is a messy, juice-filled conduit of deliciousness.
There’s a mad cast of characters both behind and at the bar, but don’t feel threatened; all in all this is one of the friendliest neighborhood spots in New Orleans. This place is also St Paddy’s Day headquarters, when a huge block party happens on the street.