Southern Decadence 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 2014, the Southern Decadence festivities will start Wednesday, August 27 and go on until Monday,...

Cocktail Recipes from the Carousel Bar

Learn how to make some of your favorite cocktails from the legendary Carousel Bar at home with these cocktail recipes. Located inside the Hotel Monteleone in the French Quarter, the Carousel Bar is the perfect place to start or end a day exploring the Big Easy. As it...

COOLinary Returns to Criollo Restaurant

Summer’s favorite feast is returning to New Orleans, with the arrival of COOLinary in August! Diners can enjoy a special 2-3 course lunch menu for $20 and 3 course dinner menus at $35 or less at more than 50 award winning restaurants throughout the Big Easy....

Tales of the Cocktail Special Menu

Traveling to New Orleans for this year’s Tales of the Cocktail? Wise move! Hotel Monteleone is proud to be the host hotel for the 12th annual spirits industry event. Check out the cocktails below that will be pulled from the Carousel Bar treasury, for a special...