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11 places to eat and grab coffee in New Orleans

New Orleans is known for its Cajun and Creole dishes like gumbo and jambalaya as well as soul foods like po’boys and fried gator, with an emphasis on seafood ingredients (given its proximity to the Mississippi and the Gulf). Restaurants offering these dishes are ubiquitous in NOLA—present on every block and teeming with people as a proxy for quality—so this guide is not that. (I am certain you won’t have trouble finding great oysters, po’boys, or jambalaya at all.)

Instead, this guide is for the Instagrammer seeking a treat within a beautiful backdrop; the family looking for kid-friendly options and no judgement; and the foodie in search of a muffaletta sandwich or beignet better than Cafe Du Monde’s.

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14 activities to do with kids in New Orleans

New Orleans is infamous for its nightlife and partying—bars along Bourbon Street, colorful characters on Frenchmen Street, jazz clubs, casinos, and Mardi Gras, just to name a few. However, New Orleans is also incredibly family-friendly with a plethora of activities to do with kids during the day. We had enough activities planned to fill an entire week in The Crescent City!

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