New Orleans Magazine - October 2016

Joan and Us

In the old town section of the French city of Rouen, there’s a shop called Chocolateria Auzo that masterfully prepares classic sweets. In addition to its macaroons, its most famous product is bolstered by legend as well as taste. These…

Peter Max and Our 50th

For two decennial anniversaries in a row, Peter Max has designed our cover. One of the major figures in contemporary American art, Max first made his splash in the late 1960s. His pop art was daring, with bold colors that…

Color to the Max

New Orleans Magazine cover artist returns to New Orleans in November for a gallery show.

Going for Gold

Most people watching Olympic legend Michael Phelps compete in Rio wondered: What are those weird dots all over his body? Phelps, and many athletes, received a cupping massage as part of their preparation. But what could possibly be helpful about…


NON-FICTION: Published in celebration of New Orleans Magazine’s 50th anniversary, Essential New Orleans is a delectable coffee table read for those lazy Sunday mornings before a boozy brunch. Written in a short essay style format, more than a dozen contributing…

Ralph Brennan

Winner, NOWFE’s Ella Brennan Lifetime Achievement Award

Top it Off

The season’s standout trends in outerwear experiment with shapes and unexpected proportions to make a statement all their own.

50 Things Every New Orleanian Should Do

To live in New Orleans is to give in to tradition, to ritual, to ceremony, to routine and, sometimes, to cliché. This is a city built on a unique history and the culture that pours from it, and one by…