I never knew a place could satisfy my foodie taste buds the way New Orleans did this past May. Our 3 day weekend was packed with a to-do lists and a to eat list in some of the best restaurants was high on the list. This city is not quite what I expected, it's really lively, even during the day people are partying, drinking and littering. A very eccentric place filled with history, impeccable cuisine and the most inviting locals I've encountered.
Where we stayed: My husband doesn't like to stay in Airbnb that much, he likes room service and the amenities of a hotel, and I don't blame him, if we're going away on a short trip, why not stay comfortably with some luxury. We stayed at Le Meridien New Orleans, a beautiful decorated hotel located in downtown 10 min away from the french quarter. Our concierge host David is highly recommended, he gave the best recommendations for restaurants and made sure our stay was memorable.
Our favorite restaurants for breakfast and we love a good breakfast were Mother's, New Orleans Cake Cafe and the Ruby slippers, Loved their BLT with eggs. We went on a hunt for the best fried chicken, we were quite satisfied with Coop's Place. Curio restaurant offered a nice setting for dinner with balcony view. For dessert, you can't escape Cafe du Monde Beignets or stop by Kilwin's for some old fashion ice cream.
We didn't do much of the night life but walked around Bourbon street, we stumbled upon Maison our last night for Jazz turned into reggae live session. Preservation hall was higly recommended but didn't make it in time unfortunately. We will definitely be back for more fried chicken and jazz music. Go satisfy your taste buds in this fun city.
What to do: walk around, people watch, do a voodoo tour, find the best restaurants to eat
Where to eat: Mothers, the Ruby Slipper, Coops Place
What to know: City is really dirty, be aware of intoxicating people around
With love and charm,