The Sweet Life in New Orleans: All About the Praline; All About the Bed and Breakfast

In New Orleans, Loretta’s, one of the better makers of pralines, has pecan, coconut, chocolate, and rum flavors of pralines. At Aunt Sally’s in the French Market, her original product has a beautiful vanilla note and creamy texture. One can watch the manufacturing process in the window, or go in and take in the aroma. Continue reading

Restaurant Dish: Come to Jacques-Imo’s Café for eclectic fare and great amosphere

The owner and chef of Jacques-Imo’s Café greets a table donning a white chef’s jacket, shorts and a pair of Birkenstock clogs. It’s not a costume, just another day at the ever- Eclectic Cajun/Creole cuisine eatery in Uptown New Orleans. Continue reading

*15 Deluxe King at the Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast

Now this is a step back in time! A huge room with original sunporch and fireplace (decorative) from 1891. You’ll feel you have taken a time machine back to an era when life was less stressful. If only for a weekend! Book your stay today at the Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast, and always, “Don’t just visit New Orleans…LIVE it!” Continue reading

*14 Two-room junior suite at the Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast

This room is perfect for the parents of a University student coming down to visit Tulane or Loyola. The Inn is very near either campus. There is a side sitting room (additional fee, space not shown in this photo) with a Victorian style twin day bed. Continue reading

*11 “Nanny’s Quarters” queen accommodation at the Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast

One of the coolest rooms in the mansion. this space was designed to jut out from the roof and overlook the avenue. The Nanny took the children of the home here to safely watch the Mardi Gras parades. Close enough to see the floats, distant enough to avoid the dust raised by the hooves of the mules that pulled the them down historic St.Charles avenue back in 1891. Book your stay today at the Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast, and always, “Don’t just visit New Orleans…LIVE it!”

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