Louisiana, New Orleans Guide (B): Eating Our Way Through New Orleans

Eating Our Way Through New Orleans
Marci took us all (me, my two sisters, and my sister-in-law) to New Orleans for her birthday. What a nice treat! She made reservations for us at the Windsor Court Hotel which was just off Canal Street and walking distance to the French Quarter. I was the last to arrive, so the girls sipped cocktails while they patiently waited for me in the hotel’s Polo Club Lounge.

With the afternoon ahead of us, we wandered through the French Quarter while shopping at all the local boutiques. We did a little clothes shopping and a little antiquing. Those that know me realize I’m not much of a shopper, but it is OK to browse around new places for a few hours especially while catching up with much of my family that I have hardly seen over the last few years. Whenever the pace was a bit slow, I’d just go outside and people watch. After all, we were in New Orleans!

Fortunately, I was spared a long afternoon of shopping as our dinner reservations at August we early. Our server was so good at describing the dishes on the menu, I think saliva drooled from mouth. We wanted everything and proceeded to order four out of the five hot appetizers which included duck dumplings, flash fried oysters, truffle gnocchi, and fried squash blossoms. We each had our favorite.

For dinner, we all ordered fish. I went with the flounder which was topped with crabmeat and mushrooms, Liz and Christian got the snapper, and Marti and Marci ordered the Dorado. We decided even at the fancy restaurants, there ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Eating Our Way Through New Orleans
Guide Location: USA » New Orleans
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Windsor Court Hotel   French Quarter   August   Mother’s Restaurant   Pat O’Briens   Krewe   Cat’s Meow   Mr. B’s Bistro   Ruby Slipper Café   Red Fish Grill   Felix’s  
Author: Elizabeth Bankhead
Read it on author's website: https://adventuresofacouchsurfer.com/2017/05/08/how-to-eat-drink-and-celebrate-in-new-orleans/