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Old 10-29-2013   #46 (permalink)
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Thanks Tappy! Groupon has a cemetary tour with Phantom Tours so I made a reservation for that one. If we change our mind when down there I'm not out much money. I will look into the Riverboat tour.

So far the weather calls for sunny and in the low to mid 70's, which would be perfect.

The Saints are in New York, which might mean a bad day for Bearcat.

I'm thinking the French Quarter will be hopping because of the Voodoo Music Festival. I'm hoping for some good people photos.
Have fun!
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Thanks Lucy! I'm not much of a drinker except while on vacation, so this weekend could be interesting. I think I might be afraid to try a Hand Grenade.
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Thanks Lucy! I'm not much of a drinker except while on vacation, so this weekend could be interesting. I think I might be afraid to try a Hand Grenade.
It has an acquired taste. I actually preferred "The Resurrection" from Spirits on Bourbon... It is close to one of the places that sells the Hand Grenade... Tropical Isles (I think that is the name of the bar). There are a few of those Tropical Isles on Bourbon... I think Spirits on Bourbon is close to the center one.
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Just wanted to share a New Orleans "secret" (but not really).......went to the horse track last March, found a great little place to eat, and until I find someplace better, is my favorite place to eat when I visit. The restaurant is called "Liuzza's By The Track." The simplest and most fun way to get there is take the trolley on Canal, all the way to City Park. From there, on foot to Esplanade, stay on the left side. You'll pass an old cemetery, one they use for tours, but if interested you can walk right in and look around. I think they lock the gate at 5:30. Continue south on Esplanade, turn left on N. Lopez, go app 100 yards or less and you'll see Liuzzas. The entire walk from the trolley is 10-15 minutes, at a leisurely pace. Family owned, small neighborhood bar & restaurant, don't be taken aback by the dark windows. Now, here's the best advice......order the BBQ shrimp po boy. It's not "BBQ" in the traditional sense, but a buttery sauce.....they stuff the bread with more shrimp than you can eat. (One order feeds 2 easily). I've eaten many po boys in New Orleans, this is the best tasting and the best bang for your buck. Trust me. The service has always been outstanding and friendly. Beer is ice cold. Next time you visit New Orleans, and want a break from the Quarter, it's worth your time. I'm guessing 2 hours total for trolley up and back, the walk, and time to eat. Maybe less than that. Check it out next time. They have a website. (And no, I have no vested interest in the place, I live in Alabama, just sharing with you guys a great place to eat.)
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Just wanted to share a New Orleans "secret" (but not really).......went to the horse track last March, found a great little place to eat, and until I find someplace better, is my favorite place to eat when I visit. The restaurant is called "Liuzza's By The Track." The simplest and most fun way to get there is take the trolley on Canal, all the way to City Park. From there, on foot to Esplanade, stay on the left side. You'll pass an old cemetery, one they use for tours, but if interested you can walk right in and look around. I think they lock the gate at 5:30. Continue south on Esplanade, turn left on N. Lopez, go app 100 yards or less and you'll see Liuzzas. The entire walk from the trolley is 10-15 minutes, at a leisurely pace. Family owned, small neighborhood bar & restaurant, don't be taken aback by the dark windows. Now, here's the best advice......order the BBQ shrimp po boy. It's not "BBQ" in the traditional sense, but a buttery sauce.....they stuff the bread with more shrimp than you can eat. (One order feeds 2 easily). I've eaten many po boys in New Orleans, this is the best tasting and the best bang for your buck. Trust me. The service has always been outstanding and friendly. Beer is ice cold. Next time you visit New Orleans, and want a break from the Quarter, it's worth your time. I'm guessing 2 hours total for trolley up and back, the walk, and time to eat. Maybe less than that. Check it out next time. They have a website. (And no, I have no vested interest in the place, I live in Alabama, just sharing with you guys a great place to eat.)
I love New Orleans. Always another place to eat.
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A Peep meet is looking up for New Orleans in June -pm me for details.
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