If you are into Jazz music, have we got a festival for you! One of our favorite events of the year, and a favorite of guests at our New Orleans Bed and Breakfast, will kick off next week in the French Quarter. Satchmo SummerFest, a multi-day celebration of the music and life of Louis “Satchmo” […]
July 29, 2011
July 22, 2011
It is believed that the Sazerac was the very first true cocktail, and that it was “formulated” in the early 1800′s by Antoine Amadee Peychaud, a NOLA pharmacist. Peychaud poured both his family’s recipe for stomach bitters and some French brandy into a coquetiers (pronounced koh-kuh-TYAYS)… also known as a double-end egg cup. The story goes […]
June 9, 2011
Three festivals in one offer a plethora of local food and culture at the Vieux to Do on June 11-12, 2011 in the French Quarter. Two events, the Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival and the Louisiana Seafood Festival will be set-up in the Old U.S. Mint from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on June 11 – 12, […]
June 2, 2011
We never have a shortage of entertainment and things to do in the Crescent City. There’s a festival almost every weekend. New Orleans Bed and Breakfast guests at the Avenue Inn flock to these events like pigeons in the park. It’s all good! Despite reports from last year’s oil issues in the Gulf, the current […]
May 21, 2011
There are lots of things to do in New Orleans for Memorial Weekend 2011. Fabulous parades, museums, jazz concerts, and of course enjoying great Creole/Cajun food at our world class restaurants. But above all of these, is our favorite during that weekend and one of the favorites of our guests here at the Avenue Inn […]
September 21, 2010
Fourth Annual New Orleans Seafood Festival took place this year at Lafayette Square on September 10th, 11th and 12th, 2010 across from Gallier Hall in downtown NOLA. Proceeds from this event benefited the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation.
May 30, 2010
Next weekend, throw caution to the wind! It’s a festival devoted to oysters, and things will get good and messy! Build up an appetite and get ready for some saucy, spicy and just plain raw fun in the French Quarter!
April 14, 2010
What’s better than a free festival? Three free festivals. That’s right, your eyes do not deceive you. This June, folks attending the annual Cajun-Zydeco Festival in the French Quarter are in for a treat. Three festivals all in nearby venues starting June 12 for F.R.E.E.
April 7, 2010
Whether you fancy a red zin or an oaky chardonnay, the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience (NOWFE) will have just the thing to please your palate. The five-day extravaganza begins on May 25, 2010; this means you still have ample time to book five days of pure indulgence.
March 26, 2010
Hungry? Visit the Roadfood Festival, Saturday And Sunday, March 27 & 28 2010, French Quarter, New Orleans.
Jane and Michael Stern–the authors of the long-running Roadfood series of books and a great website, all focused on dining in unexpectedly delicious joints all over America–are lending their name and presence to this loose festival on Royal Street this Saturday and Sunday.