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New Orleans Reborn

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Photo: Julian Broad

From Faubourg Treme to uptown, T+L discovers the eclectic characters, strange beauty, and authentic local experiences that only the Big Easy can deliver. Read the article Read the article

Destinations: New Orleans · Uptown · French Quarter

Inspired by: Rebuilding New Orleans — by Peter Jon Lindberg, Published Oct. 2007 Exploring the New New Orleans — by Thomas Beller, Published Oct. 2010

Hotels (6)

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    714 Gov. Nicholls Street

    Francis Ford Coppola turned this French Quarter house into a seven-room hotel with exposed-brick interiors, antiques, and modern art. More
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    Columns Hotel

    It’s not edgy in the slightest, and it hasn’t been trendy since Huey Long was in office. Yet the Columns endures, and thank God for that. This 1883

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    International House

    Just three blocks from the French Quarter, the International House hotel has a white Beaux-Arts exterior dating from the early 1900’s. In the high-

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    Hilton New Orleans St. Charles Avenue

    With a commanding location on St. Charles Avenue that positions guests just two blocks from the French Quarter and world-famous Bourbon Street, the

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    Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans

    Poised on Canal at the edge of the bustling French Quarter, the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans is an oasis of cool, calm leisure mixed with Southern hosp

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    La Maison Marigny

    Located along the more tranquil and residential end of often-rowdy Bourbon Street, this 1898 Queen Anne house offers four rooms with 12-foot ceilin

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Restaurants (15)

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    Satsuma

    A cozy lunch spot in Bywater. More
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    Queen of the Ball

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    Plum Street Snoballs

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    Oak Street Café

    It looks innocuous enough—picture windows; green walls cluttered with framed artifacts and photographs; paintings—all askance, and each checked tab... More
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    Mondo, New Orleans

    Celebrity chef, Susan Spicer's restaurant in Lakeview features an eclectic, globalized menu: a ceviche with fresh tortilla chips and guacamole; Tha... More
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    Coquette Bistro & Wine Bar

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    Clancy's

    Far from the usual tourist circuit, this uptown bistro serves reinvented Creole classics in a no-frills, two-story dining room. Open since 1983, Cl

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    Antoine's Restaurant

    Serving traditional French-Creole fare in the Quarter since 1840, Antoine’s is the country’s oldest family-run restaurant. The 14 dining rooms acco

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    Patois

    Parlez vous francais? Chef Aaron Burgau’s menu at Patois certainly does, but with a strong southern twang. Considering his commitment to locally so

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    Gautreau’s

    Located in the Freret neighborhood, Gautreau’s serves contemporary Louisiana and French cuisine prepared by chef Sue Zemanick. Named James Beard Aw

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    Bacchanal Fine Wine & Spirits

    Located in the Ninth Ward, Bacchanal offers a multi-sensory experience. The wine store and wine bar is located beyond this aged brick building's gr

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    Le Bon Temps Roule

    Le Bon Temps Roule, a red corner building on Magazine Street in the Garden District, is best known for its variety of musical acts. Enter through t

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    Franky & Johnny's

    Franky and Johnny's markets itself as a neighborhood restaurant in the Uptown district. From Arabella Street, the place looks more like an old gene

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    Bayona

    Hailed by Food and Wine as among the "best of the best," Executive Chef Susan Spicer has done wonders at Bayona. This French Quarter cottage offers

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    Arnaud's

    Located steps from Bourbon Street in the south end the French Quarter, Arnaud’s has served classic Creole cuisine since 1918 in a restored turn-of-

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Activities (7)

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    Arnaud's French 75 Bar

    Located steps from Bourbon Street in the south end the French Quarter, Arnaud’s has served classic Creole cuisine since 1918 in a restored turn-of-

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    Preservation Hall

    This tiny hole-in-the-wall in the French Quarter dedicated to traditional New Orleans jazz, is run by Ben Jaffe, who plays tuba in the band. Like s... More
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    Barrister’s

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    Antenna

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    Laredo Printing

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    Hazelnut

    An interiors shop owned by Mad Men's Bryan Batt.

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    The Abbey, New Orleans

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