Carnaval Latino 2016 Celebrates Hispanic Heritage

Carnaval Latino 2016 Celebrates Hispanic Heritage

Did you know the term “French Quarter” is kind of a misnomer? Although we owe a lot to the French, who first established our city nearly 300 years ago, the beautiful patios and scrolling ironwork New Orleans is famous for is actually Spanish-style...
Comforting Fall Menu Items at Criollo

Comforting Fall Menu Items at Criollo

While fall is a magical time everywhere, there’s something even more special about fall in New Orleans. Maybe it has something to do with the amazing weather and fall festivals in a unique city, or maybe it’s the fact that football season has started. At...
Fall Cocktails at the Carousel Bar & Lounge

Fall Cocktails at the Carousel Bar & Lounge

The results are in and our hotel bar, The Carousel Bar & Lounge, was named the Best Hotel Bar in New Orleans. For those who have taken a spin or two around the legendary bar, you probably understand how our bar was selected as a must visit destination, but for...
Family Friendly Labor Day Weekend in New Orleans

Family Friendly Labor Day Weekend in New Orleans

While there are many choices for a Labor Day weekend vacation – Labor Day weekend in New Orleans should definitely be at the top of your list. You won’t find a sad face around here about summer ending, since it means some of the best New Orleans weather is...
Catch of the Day: Louisiana Seafood Festival in City Park

Catch of the Day: Louisiana Seafood Festival in City Park

City Park is the go-to spot for meandering through the sculpture garden or enjoying Morning Call beignets al fresco, but next weekend, it’s also your best bet for decadent seafood creations. You won’t find any plain, grilled fish at the Louisiana Seafood Festival, at...
Southern Decadence 2016 in New Orleans

Southern Decadence 2016 in New Orleans

New Orleans has pride for a lot of things, and one of those is Southern Decadence – the “Gay Mardi Gras” held in the French Quarter every Labor Day weekend. In 2016, the Southern Decadence festivities will start Wednesday, August 31st and go on until Monday,...