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Excellent Haunted Tour!!!

Excellent Haunted Tour!!! “Last week I went on one of their “Haunted New Orleans Walking tour” of the French Quarter. Frank, our experienced guide, was excellent! I really appreciated how he added humour, made it interesting, but also kept things factual and gave us a lot of supplementary Louisiana and NOLA history. Other tours walking…

Great was to experience New Orleans!

  Great was to experience New Orleans! “I recently returned from New Orleans where I took the Historic French Quarter Tour, the Cemetary/Voodoo Tour and the Garden District Tour…all provided by Historic New Orleans Walking Tours. I read the company reviews in Frommer’s guide and decided to book with Historic Tours. I am very pleased…

Where Y’Eat: Takeout Windows Open New Chances for New Orleans Restaurants

Where Y’Eat: Takeout Windows Open New Chances for New Orleans Restaurants By IAN MCNULTY • SEP 24, 2020 Where Y’Eat Seafood stew, served through the takeout window at Queen's Cuisine in Kenner. Seafood stew, served through the takeout window at Queen’s Cuisine in Kenner. IAN MCNULTY When Ramona Young hands the carton…

Haunted French Quarter tour: two thumbs-up!

Haunted French Quarter tour: two thumbs-up! “My partner and I just returned from our first trip to New Orleans. On our second day there (giving ourselves the first day to settle in and rest up), we knew we wanted to take a walking tour of the French Quarter in order to learn more about the…

Can restaurants survive on their own terms? One offbeat New Orleans bistro shows a way

Can restaurants survive on their own terms? One offbeat New Orleans bistro shows a way BY IAN MCNULTY | STAFF WRITER SEP 2, 2020 \ 1 of 23 ST. GERMAIN_12.JPG A scallop poached in scallop butter on a tasting menu at Saint-Germain restaurant on…

Very informative tour of the French Quarter

Very informative tour of the French Quarter   “Was in NOLA at the end of August and very hot and humid, unfortunately no one else showed up for the tour so I got to tour all by myself with a very good guide in David. I learned so much about the history of the quarter….

Dome from home: How Saints superfans are handling the upcoming season

Dome from home: How Saints superfans are handling the upcoming season BY JAKE CLAPP AND SARAH RAVITS Sep 7, 2020 Leroy ‘Whistle Monsta’ Mitchell at his home bar in Mid-City, in slightly more toned-down (at least, for him) gameday attire. PHOTO BY SARAH RAVITS Gambit staff writer Even in the better forgotten days of the…

Knowledgeable & friendly guide made this a really fun tour

Knowledgeable & friendly guide made this a really fun tour   “Took the French Quarter History Tour with Rebecca. It was great! She knew not only the old history, but could answer my questions about more recent events and politics. Knew a lot about the free women of color in NO (they could vote!) and…