And the winner is…The Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast, a leading national authority on all things B&B, has recognized the Avenue Inn as one of the best bed and breakfast lodging destinations in the South! This was their sixth annual web-based awards ceremony for its bed and breakfast membership of over 7000 properties around the world. Continue reading

Avenue Inn B&B Featured in Air Tran Magazine

If you haven’t picked up the latest copy of Air Tran Magazine you may not be aware that this New Orleans bed and breakfast was featured in the September issue! The Avenue Inn B&B “Breaking Up” package, which has saved many a broken heart, was the topic of interest this month. Continue reading

Restaurant Dish:Take a bite out of New Orleans at Gautreau’s

Many locals can attest to Gautreau’s wild popularity. Nestled in a charming historical building that was once a drugstore, this little bistro has a certain je ne sais quoi that captivates guests. Through potentially devastating circumstances such as a bad economy and changes in the kitchen, Gautreau’s has managed to remain at the top of its class. Continue reading

Restaurant Dish: Never Too High Brow….Score Some Original Creole Stylings at Clancy’s

Upon walking into this Uptown landmark, you feel right at home. You will never encounter the initial waves of faux affection that greet customers at select nouveau modern bistros or have to deal with a pretentious waiter sporting a fake French accent. Continue reading

Restaurant Dish: La Petite Grocery Restaurant & Bar

La Petite Grocery, led by executive chef Justin Devillier, is making a name for itself among NOLA’s finest establishments. When you dine at La Petite Grocery you are not only indulging in the crème de la crème of New Orleans inspired fare, but also partaking in the rich history that surrounds the restaurant, from the name to the location. Continue reading

Southern Living Magazine Selects the Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast in New Orleans for Family Vacations under $200 this Summer

Who says the Big Easy is all about partying the night away? Not us. Although the occasional local bar crawl makes for a raucous night on the town, New Orleans has plenty of options for family activities if you are looking for some “PG” fun for your crew. Continue reading

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