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New Orleans Magazine July 2022

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Editor’s Note

For many of us, July is the time when everything slows down, way down. The summer heat dictates the pace of the day and schedule. For me, it’s all about getting up early to try and get a walk or a run in before it gets too hot, running errands before the noon sun makes […]

Insta-Licious

New Orleans is, of course, known for its incredible food scene. Thanks to our melting pot of cultures, we have a rich array of cuisine with flavors that span the globe. A number of local food pop-ups further expand the possibilities—even if only temporarily—with options ranging from Creole and Chinese cuisine to Spanish and Filipino […]

Scouting for Fun

Maybe you’ve already been to the beach or gone on that much needed (and much missed due to COVID) family vacation. You’ve had multiple play dates with friends and family. Maybe you’ve let the kids sleep in and stay up late after multiple sleepovers and pool parties. And then comes those dreaded words: “I’m bored.” […]

Summer Sips

The Sazerac Bar in The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, is offering a new summer cocktail menu that’s ripe for the tasting. Each of the carefully crafted cocktails puts a modern twist on a familiar favorite. For example, the Typhoon (made with Roku gin, passionfruit, lime and hibiscus-miso syrup) is a lighter, drier, […]

News From the Point

Dear Julia:I have fished at The Point in Lake Pontchartrain, the area across from the Southern Yacht Club and New Orleans’ West End restaurants, on and off for the last 50 years. It has been closed for at least two years. Will it be reopened for public access in the near future?– Bill Schornack (Metairie) […]

Callin’ Baton Rouge

On a Saturday night in 1980, Jim Brown, a rising political star who was Louisiana’s newly elected Secretary of State, was driving back home to Baton Rouge from the town of Kentwood where he had addressed a civic club. He hadn’t eaten, but as a former candidate he knew the backroads well. Located near the […]

Dining Guide

The Dining Guide is comprised of restaurants recently reviewed and visited by New Orleans Magazine.The list will change regularly to provide information on others that are also worth noting and acknowledging.Please check restaurant websites for up-to-date hours and locations. If you feel that a restaurant has been misplaced, please email Editor Ashley McLellan at Ashley@MyNewOrleans.com. […]

Ooey Gooey

Spicy chicken sandwich with a twist Led by Chef Nathaniel Zimet, the team at Boucherie took home the prize for Best Poboy in the Poultry Category at the 2018 Poboy Festival. The sandwich was named after Kelsey Green, a chef that worked with Nathanial in the kitchen back in 2018. “Kelsey has a love affair […]

A Drink and a View

When you sit down at Rosie’s on the Rooftop at the Higgins Hotel, the menu may make you start to hum. As bartender April Robinson points out, “All of our signature cocktails are named after WWII songs, including the Rum and Coca Cola and the Pistol Packin’ Mama.” The Skylark, a twist on the Aviation […]

Steak Night

13 oz. Mishima Wagyu with side of sweet and spicy brussels sprouts and shallot butter Piece of Meat opened with a bang back in 2018 as an artisan butcher shop that marched to the idiosyncratic beat of Mid-City. It swiftly collected accolades on cooking shows and in the national press from its perch near the […]

Pepper Tregre

Twentieth century scientist Loren Eiseley said, “If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.” At the height of summer, countless New Orleanians and the pool/water feature specialists at Backyard Living would no doubt agree. “A pool is always inviting and tranquil,” said Pepper Tregre, owner of Backyard Living, which custom designs […]

Off the Beaten Track

It’s silly, I guess, to say that summer makes me miss my mom because really everything makes me miss my mom.  But summer was our special time together, first for me and then later with my kids.  “Let’s go on an adventure!” she’d say on a random July morning, and I – never an adventurous […]

Hub City Fun

Just a quick drive up I-59 into Mississippi and the first major city is the college town of Hattiesburg. The town hums with University of Southern Mississippi activities, but Hattiesburg offers so much more. There’s an outstanding zoo, the 44-mile Longleaf Trace for bikers and hikers, and sites marking the 1964 Freedom Summer Trail, Hattiesburg’s […]

Unretiring

Millions of Americans retired – many early – in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, but with 5.6 million more jobs available than workers to fill them, many who left the workforce are eyeing a return to the workplace. Seeing the world through a porthole view and spending sunlit afternoon strolling through European capitals, Mike […]

1909

Charcoal boats in New Basin Canal, 1906, Detroit Publishing Co., Library of Congress All aboard the Mandeville, Abita Springs, Covington motorcar express. Express by 1909 standards, that is. Seen here crossing the Bogue Falaya River in Covington is the short-lived gasoline-driven motorcar that once transported local residents, day-trippers and vacationers from a steamboat pier on […]

Support Systems

I blame it on the cat. His name is Invest. He was born in Hurricane season, and the other kittens in his litter are Cat One, Cat Two – all the way to the biggest one, Cat Five. But we should of named this one Houdini. He can hide in anything. Leave out a half-empty […]

Cubs the Poet

New Orleans has been the muse for many an artist. Local poet and painter Christian Davenport, better known as “Cubs the Poet,” finds his inspiration from the people, places and community that encompass the city. For years, Cubs and his typewriter have popped up around New Orleans, creating custom poems for visitors in the French […]

Stars and Stripes

This easy breezy ensemble will take you from brunch to watching fireworks – no sweat. TOTEM’s super chic and flowy silk blouse and pants set is lightweight with a loose fit that works well year-round. Available at Pilot and Powell, pilotandpowell.com. Handmade in Turkey, the Ellis Slides from Baldiz are crafted from hand-loomed and velvet […]

Lunch Date?

Criollo at the Hotel Monteleone is offering a new $1 martini lunch special every Thursday and Friday during the restaurant’s regular lunch hours (11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.). As part of the special, guests can now enjoy up to three classic martinis for $1 each alongside lunch dishes such as caviar; blue crab and corn beignets; mussels; […]

News+Notes

Tales of the Cocktail 2022 Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Tales of the Cocktail returns to New Orleans July 25-29. It’s the beverage industry’s leading conference for exchanging new ideas, products, and techniques. There will be classes, tastings, and awards programming. The Ritz-Carlton hosts. New Orleans. TalesOfTheCocktail.org NOLA River Fest The 10th annual NOLA River Fest […]

Women of Influence

Female leaders and influential women of Greater New Orleans

Summer Specials

New Orleans’ summer specials guaranteed to fill the season with exploration and excitement. 

Wellness

Discover how to prioritize wellness conveniently with telemedicine.

Senior Care Resources

Explore local resources to ensure your loved one receives the best in senior care.

Summer Travel Destinations

Pack your bags, load up the car and get your summer vacation started at one of the region’s summer travel destinations. 

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM