Articles by Anne Delatte


NOLA’s Great Outdoors: Where to Find the Best Local Hikes

Jean Lafitte Historical Park and Preserve (Photo: Henryk Sedura/ New Orleans may be more famous for its high-proof Hand Grenades than for hiking, but don’t let that stop you from strapping on your boots and…
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Seafood, Sausage or Z’herbes: Where to Find the Best Gumbo in New Orleans

Gumbo at Dooky Chase (Photo: Joshua Brasted) When discussing gumbo, every New Orleanian can agree on one thing: the very best bowl is served out of his or her own mother’s kitchen. Fortunately, chefs on…
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Charming New Orleans Restaurants With Hidden Courtyards

Cane and Table (Photo: Joshua Brasted) The perfect intersection of the city’s famously incomparable food and enchanting ambiance, great courtyard dining gives you the keys to unlocking the secrets of New Orleans. Enjoy a delicious…
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Set Sail in New Orleans: Cruises, Kayaks, Fishing & More

Paddleboats in City Park’s Big Lake (Photo: Joshua Brasted) Embraced by the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain, New Orleans seems to be built more on water than land, thanks to its winding bayous and canals….
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The Best Yoga and Meditation Spaces in New Orleans

It can be all too easy to lose yourself in letting the good times roll, but a healthy dose of yoga will have you realigned in no time. These classes give you the opportunity to…
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Concierge Confessions: The Foodie Secrets of Deirdre Faucheux in the Crescent City

(Photo: Andrew Cribb/Getty) Everyone loves the thrill of introducing a friend to their new favorite restaurant. For Deirdre Faucheux, a corporate concierge at the New Orleans Marriott, this is just one of the perks of…
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Best Saltwater Swimming Pools in New Orleans

The Country Club (Photo: Joshua Brasted) If you are looking to make a saltwater splash while you’re on vacation in the Big Easy, the city has several non-chlorinated, skin-soothing options. Want to start your day…
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The Best Places to Dine Gluten-Free in New Orleans

Bacon Sundae from Green Goddess (Photo: Joshua Brasted) At first glance, roux-rich, deep fried New Orleans cuisine may seem less than accommodating to gluten-free diners, but newer restaurants and menu options have rectified the situation…
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Tres Buzzworthy: Best European Coffee Shops in the French Quarter

While chicory coffee made into a scalded café au lait may pair quite well with beignets from the famous Café Du Monde, the unique New Orleans drink might not be everyone’s particular cup of, well,…