If you have ever been to New Orleans, you know that you certainly won’t go hungry here in the Crescent City. If you haven’t ventured this way, know that you are in for a gastronomical treat when you visit! And the very best way to experience all the food offerings in this great city? Come on [...]
February 7, 2013
April 3, 2012
In 1970, Mahalia Jackson and Duke Ellington took part in a spontaneous jazz parade during the Louisiana Heritage Fair, and the NOLA Jazz Fest was born! April 27- May 6, 2012 marks the 43rd annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, commemorating the unique spirit of Jazz and Louisiana heritage during this annual event. What [...]
March 17, 2012
Come one, come all to the Louisiana Crawfish Festival held right here in New Orleans! Plan your getaway now and celebrate the culture, life, and food of the bayou at this annual event. This all-things-crawfish Louisiana tradition began in 1975, and brings visitors from around the city, state, and the country. What was once a [...]
December 27, 2011
Christmas is over, New Years is almost upon us. What’s next? Do you really have to ask? Yes, Mardi Gras in NOLA is right around the corner! Of course, this is the most well-known of all New Orleans events, and is a perfect reason to plan a New Orleans vacation. And there’s no better time [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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.
A whole weekend full of great food, good tunes, and fun for all hits NOLA on April 9- are you ready? It’s not too late to plan your weekend- or extended stay if the circumstances are right.
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