Notorious Bacon Sundae

Green Goddess 307 Exchange Place Alley, French Quarter I enjoy many of the offerings at the Green Goddess but nothing is better than their Notorious Bacon Sundae. It features:Creole Creamery Coffee Pecan Brittle ice cream with a creamy bacon caramel sauce carrying a bit of black lava salt,with Nueske’s applewood bacon, layered with smoked whipped cream and topped with a cherry. It is the best … Continue reading Notorious Bacon Sundae

Bywater Chinese

3048 St Claude Ave One doesn’t normally think of inventive Chinese food when they think of the Bywater area but that is what you get when you visit the hipster Chinese restaurant known simply as Red’s Chinese. This stuff is yummy. Be sure to try the Smashed Cucumbers (light and refreshing); the General’s Chicken; the Kung Pao Pastrami (yes, it sounds terrible but it is … Continue reading Bywater Chinese

BustOut Burlesque

New Orleans has quickly become the home of many world class burlesque acts over the past several years; one of the original cities of burlesque has been bringing the tradition back with smart and sexy troupes. One of my favourites is BustOut Burlesque. BustOut Burlesque is an authentic 1950s-style burlesque show, recreating the glamorous nightclub entertainment found on Bourbon Street decades ago. It brings back … Continue reading BustOut Burlesque

The Separator at Good Friend’s Bar

Everyone knows the official cocktails of New Orleans is hotly contested; this is the city that invented the Sazerac and the Hurricane (among many other cocktails). But there is a much newer cocktail in this city that I always need to have on warm days – the Separator from Good Friend’s Bar. This sweet boozey concoction will remind of you a classic malt shake but … Continue reading The Separator at Good Friend’s Bar