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lenny-kravLK on nola dot com

Ah.. New Orleans! Here is an excerpt of an interview with the legendary Lenny Kravitz by Keith Spera, The Times-Picayune on NOLA dot COM. TP: So you still have your the crib in the French Quarter? Kravitz: Oh yeah. That’s the first house I ever owned, man — I ain’t getting rid of that. I came [...]

Bad News from the Gulf..

Food Update – On Oysters in Louisiana Thanks to an article my God-brother Nathanael who lives in the States, sent me, I just learned that in the 55 days since the BP oil spill began off the coast of Louisiana, anxiety about what might happen to Gulf seafood is being replaced by acceptance of a [...]

Top 10 Tipples in New Orleans

.. and where to find them. I was happy when I heard from the Concierge downstairs of the Sheraton that New Orleans is dubbed “Top 10 Best Drinking cities in America”. I set out to put this claim to the test. Below is my list of recommendations – to get toppled by tipple.. (should getting [...]

5 Great Ways to See New Orleans

1. On Foot If you are fit and really eager to walk off the extra calories from that bowl of Gumbo, then walking around New Orleans is the best way to see the place as well as burn off some fats. I opted for this option a lot. When my legs gave way, I went [...]

7 Eats you must not miss in New Orleans

1. Café du Monde Café du Monde is a coffee shop on Decatur Street in the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is best known for its café au lait and its French-style beignets. In the New Orleans style, the coffee is blended with chicory. The Original Cafe Du Monde Coffee Stand was established [...]

15 free things to do in New Orleans

1. Get Jazzed Stroll along Bourbon Street, Frenchman and Fulton,where jazz pours out onto the streets.. it never ends – right up into the wee hours of the morning! . 2. Dive Deeper into Music Heritage After you’ve heard your fare share of Jazz, learn about it’s roots at the New Orleans Jazz National historic [...]

You ain’t lived if you ain’t eaten Nawlins, Beignet

Before you start to eat, check the table for left over sugar powder that is not yours. Clean your area meticulously with a napkin .. Proceed to eat your Beignet and make a huge mess of your own! Welcome to Nawlins !. . . The New Orleans Saga (5 part Series) 1. You Ain’t Lived [...]