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The Proper Way to Eat a Beignet If you're visiting New Orleans for the first time or returning for more fun, you may have heard of a delectable treat found there. Yes, this popular treat in The Big Easy is the beignet. Never heard of them before? Here's a little primer on the tasty pastry. A beignet is a deep-fried dough pastry topped with powdered sugar, a delicious French version of a doughnut. These scrumptious delights are best eaten when they are served hot and fresh from the fryer. This is the best way for the powdered sugar to adhere to the dough, giving a spectacular texture to eat. The beignet has become popular in New Orleans as a Creole cuisine and can be served as either [...]

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New Orleans is one of America's most vibrant cities, where cultures and history converge to create an unforgettable experience. There's so much to do in New Orleans that it can be difficult to narrow it down, particularly if you have never been there before. However, some attractions stand out as must-sees while you are in town. Here's what you shouldn't leave New Orleans without seeing. Jackson Square The entirety of the French Quarter is remarkable, but Jackson Square should be your starting point when taking in this beautiful neighborhood. It's in the center of several notable historic buildings, and you'll find local artists working there during the day. It also [...]

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Take a walk down Bourbon Street and enjoy ancient French architecture, rowdy festivities and the raw talent that bustles in the streets. 1. Start with some food Bourbon Street offers great fine dining options, and some of the most delicious Cajun and Creole cuisines are prepared here. One of the most famous restaurants in the area is Galatoires, which has been offering some of the best Creole delicacies since 1905. This fine-dining spot serves wine flights which offer a taste of its private-label selections. You can also enjoy barbecue oyster po-boy, a popular meal during the festival circuit, at Red Fish Grill. The restaurant features funky interiors which complement the dynamic [...]

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Celebrating a special birthday, big announcement or simply want to catch up with friends or family in style? Then you need to find a venue that can play host to your private party, offering convenience, entertainment, exceptional service, and top-notch food and drink. With that in mind, here are just some of the reasons to host your next private party at Bourbon Vieux. Large group? No problem Bourbon Vieux is not only very much accessible thanks to our central location in the heart of Bourbon Street, New Orleans, but our hall has enough seating space for large groups of up to 750 people. But don't worry, even if you've got a more modest group, we can cater for you in one of our more [...]

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New Orleans is a magical vacation destination full of beautiful streets to stroll through. While it would be practically impossible to see all that New Orleans has to offer in one trip, one of the best ways to explore the city is to visit some of its busiest streets and take in the experience. Here are some of the most popular streets in New Orleans and what makes it so special. Bourbon Street Even before visiting New Orleans, you've probably already heard of Bourbon Street. It's in the heart of the French Quarter and is a lively and popular destination for tourists. It's the center of the city's nightlife and is one of the best places to go to see live music. Royal Street This [...]

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If you’re a tourist wondering what the Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans, Louisiana, are all about, you’ve come to the right place. After reading through this post, you'll understand what Mardi Gras is and why it's held every year. The Basics Mardi Gras means “Fat Tuesday” in French; it’s the day preceding Ash Wednesday. If you’re a practicing Christian, you know that Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten season which ends at the start of Easter holidays. During Lent, Christians are supposed to fast and make personal sacrifices, including, for many, avoid diets with lots of fats and meats. “Fat Tuesday” got its name [...]

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Event planning shares a familiar mantra with real estate: location, location, location. The importance of choosing an event center that is well-located cannot be overstated. There is no excuse to throw a cookie-cutter or humdrum event in a city like the Big Easy. The neighborhoods of New Orleans are dripping with character and charm, and none more so than the French Quarter. Proximity to Hotels, Offices, and City Centers Whether you are hosting a wedding, family reunion or celebration, or a corporate event, a location such as the French Quarter will put your event at the head of the pack! It's important to utilize a location that is close to hotels and office buildings that offers [...]

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New Orleans is an incredibly unique and vibrant city which makes it a popular destination for weddings and many other events. Between Mardi Gras, football games, festivals, and conferences and conventions, it can seem close to impossible to find an open weekend for venues, hotels, and vendors during the Spring and Summer. In our humble opinion, October is the most perfect time of year to schedule a wedding in New Orleans. The weather is fantastic, the crowds have thinned out a bit, and hotel blocks and event center reservations are easier to come by. Now, not everyone agrees with our opinion, as many would say that Summer is the most common time of the year to host a New Orleans wedding. In [...]

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Are you planning a trip to New Orleans for Mardi Gras 2019? Wondering what to do to make it an unforgettable experience? We’ve got the answer for you. When people think about Mardi Gras in New Orleans, a few images may pop into their heads: parades, king cake, beads, and Bourbon Street. At Bourbon Vieux, we’ve got all the ingredients to make your Mardi Gras 2019 event unforgettable. You and your friends will enjoy a premium open bar, delicious New Orleans cuisine, and the amazing views and experiences of Bourbon Street! Our large event facility is located in the heart of the French Quarter with a private covered balcony overlooking Bourbon Street. You’ll be sought out by [...]

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