This historic house was built by Evariste Blanc, from 1816 to 1822, on land originally granted in 1720–1 to French Canadians. The...
The challenge many New Orleanian plant-lovers face is channeling this awesome fecundity into plots that are attractive and utilitarian....
Come out to Bayou St John to stroll along the bayou (stagnant or not, it is scenic), enjoy a po’boy from the Parkway Tavern , catch one...
Chickie Wah Wah
Despite the fact it lies on one of the most unremarkable stretches of Canal St as you please, Chickie Wah Wah is a great jazz club. It...
When an ice-cream parlor passes the 100-year mark, you gotta just step back and say, ‘Alright. Clearly, they’re doing something right.’...
3800 Canal St · interesting places nearby
In the Italian American community in New Orleans, funerals were followed by a visit to this century-old institution for the turtle soup. That’s just the way it was and that’s what Mandina’s is: the way it was. When you’ve been around for over 100 years you stick to what you know. In this case that’s Sicilian-Louisiana food: trout almandine, red beans and rice with veal cutlets, and bell peppers stuffed with macaroni and meat. The family-style dining room, in its way, is as historic as any building in the city and just as crucial to its culture. Cash only.