Top things to do in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

Top Choice Asian in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

Marjie's Grill

In one word: brilliant. Marjie's is run by chefs who were inspired by Southeast Asian street food, but rather than coming home and doing pale imitations of the real thing, they've turned an old house on Broad St int…
Top Choice Bar in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

Twelve Mile Limit

Twelve Mile is simply a great bar. It’s staffed by people who have the skill, both behind the bar and in the kitchen, to work in four-star spots, but who chose to set up shop in a neighborhood, for a neighborhood. T…
Top Choice Park in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

City Park

Live oaks, Spanish moss and lazy bayous frame this masterpiece of urban planning. Three miles long and 1 mile wide, dotted with gardens, waterways and bridges and home to a captivating art museum, City Park is bigge…
Top Choice Bar in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

Pal’s

This great neighborhood bar is a little more convivial for the older generation, although it’s definitely an all-ages crowd. The men’s bathroom, wallpapered with vintage pinups, is like a walk through Playboy’s hist…
Top Choice Sandwiches in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

Parkway Tavern

Who makes the best po’boy in New Orleans? Honestly, who can say? But tell a local you think the top sandwich comes from Parkway and you will get, at the least, a nod of respect. The roast beef in particular – a craf…
Top Choice Diner in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

Liuzza’s By The Track

Mmmm, that gumbo. This quintessential Mid-City neighborhood joint does some of the best in town. The barbecue shrimp po’boy is to die for and the deep-fried garlic oysters are legendary. The atmosphere is unforgetta…
Top Choice Middle Eastern in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

1000 Figs

Although the menu isn't exclusively vegetarian, 1000 Figs serves our favorite vegetarian fare in town. The falafel, hummus, baba ghanoush and lentil soup are just good – freshly prepared and expertly executed. The d…
Top Choice Books in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

Tubby & Coos

Haven't found the droids you were looking for? Then stop by this self-proclaimed 'geeky' bookstore where books and movies loved by nerds take the spotlight. Game of Thrones, Dr Who, Star Wars – the gang is all here.…
Top Choice Gardens in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

Sydney & Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden

The sculpture garden that sits just outside the New Orleans Museum of Art is a wooded quilt of streams, pathways, lovers' benches and, of course, sculpture, mainly of the modern and contemporary sort. During spring …
Music in Mid-City, Bayou St John & City Park

Jazz Fest

Held during the last weekend of April and the first weekend of May, this world-renowned extravaganza of music, food, crafts and good living is a mainstay of the New Orleans festival calendar, attracting both interna…