New Orleans Magazine - December 2017

Best Of Dining

The New Orleans dining scene continues to enthrall, thrill and entertain. While we may have lost several local favorites, the list of dining options are bigger and better than ever, and buoyed by a burgeoning craft brewing and distilling scene.…

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Divine Jewels at HGM Fine Jewelry When you talk to Hope Goldman Meyer it takes less than a minute to be infected with her passion. Before you know it, your head is swirling with ideas of white and pink diamonds…

Yule Jewels

While we enjoy the twinkling lights of the holiday season, the brightest baubles might be wrapped up under the tree. Here are some stunning pieces from local jewelers to gift or be gifted.

Book Reviews

The Incomparable Magazine Street by John Magill, Photography by Margot Landen Take a virtual stroll through history along Magazine Street, New Orleans’ celebrated and six-mile stretch of shops, boutiques, restaurants, art galleries, groceries and so much more. The Incomparable Magazine…

December

Our top picks for this month’s events

Julia Street with Poydras the Parrot

Pleasure Resorts West End (1892)   Dear Julia, In the Times-Picayune paper dated July 21,1880, there was an article concerning my great grandfather Ferreole Micholet. It said he was the proprietor of a new hotel called the West End Hotel.…

May We Become Better At Judging History

Except perhaps for during Mardi Gras we hope the city never again experiences an evening when masked men are lurking about around midnight; worst yet they are city employees and one is the Fire Chief. We believe firmly in the…

Best Of The Chefs

Several years ago I was walking across the Brooklyn Bridge (there is a pedestrian lane) when I got in a conversation with another walker. Upon learning that I was from New Orleans he asked about the city’s reputation for good…