Tag Archives: Gumbo Shop

World’s Largest Jazz Brunch: Dinner For Thousands?

Lisette Sutton, the manager of Creole Delicacies, says she’s been in business long enough to know the whole reason behind French Quarter Festival. “The city tore up the sidewalk, and no one could get into the businesses around here,” she says. “The entrances were planks and everything. As a thank you, the city put on [...]

Feasts: Beyond the Fest

So here you are—in the food and music capital of the very deep South. And you have resources allotted for a few of those famous restaurants with solid gold names and global reputations. So where do you eat the rest of the time—Shoneys? No-no-no, wake up! You left all that back in Fresno, are you [...]

Finding Real Food in the French Quarter: A Few Handy Tips

It is understood—isn’t it?—that New Orleans is famous for its cuisine, its music, and Bourbon Street and the French Quarter. No argument. But—and this is where it gets tricky—can you assume that Bourbon Street is the place to go for the best food and music? Answer: No! Of course not. Forget it. While there are [...]