Even though it was late, we headed over to Bourbon Street and tried a hurricane at Pat O'brien's.
Their first night on Bourbon Street, still hoppin' at 2 am on a Thursday night.
The streetcar is a New Orleans tradition, and even though Adam did not think it was the most efficient means of transportation (he's a process engineer), it is part of the NOLA experience. The houses along St. Charles Avenue are beautiful, and the beads in the trees sparkle in the midday sunshine. It was a beautiful day in the neighborhood.Commander's Palace, another New Orleans tradition. We like to go for lunch, when they serve 25 cent martinis, and it's a little more casual.
Oh. My. Goodness. Bread pudding soufflé. It has to be ordered at the beginning of the meal since it is made to order and cannot be rushed. The top is pierced, and the waiter spoons the warm whiskey cream sauce over the top. Heaven.
Jim and I after lunch.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
We like to go on the cocktail tour every year, and were happy that Joe Gendusa was one of the tour guides. We (along with a few others) asked to be in his group. He's a little famous.
Tujague's. It has the oldest bar in the country, no stools, and a giant mirror that was shipped over from Europe. Joe tells lots of good tales, and like many good story tellers, may mix a little fiction with the facts.
Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop. Their hurricanes are the. best. ever.
second line wedding parade, one of several we saw over the weekend.
Acme Oyster House.