Artist David Harouni, a native of Iran, has lived and worked in New Orleans for several decades. He creates works of absorbing depth by...
Cathy Rose blends wonder, whimsy and ethereal aesthetics; her art has whiffs of Chagall – had the painter relocated onto the Mississippi...
Historic Voodoo Museum
Of the (many) voodoo museums in the French Quarter, this one is probably our favorite. The narrow corridors and dark rooms, stuffed with...
Café Lafitte in Exile
This spot, with its huge video screens and mood lighting, doesn’t exactly feel historical, but it’s the oldest dedicated gay bar in the...
CC’s Coffee House
Community Coffee has been a staple in most Louisiana homes since 1919. This corner cafe is its French Quarter outpost, and it’s a good...
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Café Amelie information
We wax rhapsodic over the Quarter’s beautiful backyard gardens, and Amelie’s, much beloved by locals, takes the cake. An alfresco restaurant tucked behind an old carriage house and surrounded by high brick walls and shade trees, this is a supremely romantic dining spot. Fresh seafood and local produce are the basis of a modest, ever-changing menu.