New Orleans visit

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  1. garyrogue

    garyrogue Gold Supporting Member

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    Hi
    I'll be landing in NO Sat. afternoon and there for 4 days on biz trip. Staying on Poydras ave, between F Qtr and conventionn Center, closer to F qtr I believe. Any ideas on music to check out or leads were to go? Preferrably not to late. I'll try to check it out.
    thanks Gary
     
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    Based on you staying on Poydras, here are some close by restaurants to check out that I've been to and enjoy.

    Borgne-in the Hyatt Regency just a block or so off Poydras on Loyola. http://www.borgnerestaurant.com/

    Mother's-at the corner of Poydras and Tchoupitoulas. http://www.mothersrestaurant.net/

    August-I've never been here-at the corner of Tchoupitoulas and Gravier one block down from Mother's. http://www.restaurantaugust.com/

    Central Grocery for a Muffelleta-it's a take out place so find a place to sit along the Mississippi and eat. 923 Decatur St. It's on the other side of the French Quarter from where you'll be but it's very east to walk to. Just a couple of blocks past Jackson Square and Café DuMonde. http://www.centralgroceryneworleans.com/

    Jacques-Imo's-http://jacques-imos.com/ Most likely you'll need a car or cab to get here. Probably need to check for reservations, also.

    Cochon http://www.cochonrestaurant.com/ and/or Cochon Butcher http://www.cochonbutcher.com/-these are two different restaurants right next to each other with different menus. They are a few blocks away from the Lee Circle, the WWII museum, and the Convention Center.

    If you walk by the Le Pavillon Hotel on Poydras stop in and have a cocktail at their bar.
     
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    The breakfast at Mothers is awesome :) Try it!
     
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    I second Mothers.

    I caught Rebirth at The Maple Leaf a couple of weeks ago and Anders Osborne and Sonny Landreth at Tips.

    Saw Dash Rip Rock at Banks Street Bar also during that time.

    My best advice would be to grab a copy of the local paper and look at the live music listings to see who is playing where.

    Frenchman Street is always a good bet.

    Not too late might be an issue as a lot of guys take their first set around 10. DRR went on around 11.

    Have a look at www.gonola.com
     
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    Cochon or Cocohon Butcher for sure. So good.
     
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  7. garyrogue

    garyrogue Gold Supporting Member

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    Thanks I'll those out, grab a paper etc.. Yes I'll be at La/Le Pavillon, except I'm a hope less old NW hopped out bitter beer dude.
    Gary
     
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    Le Pavillion is great place to stay! Make sure to get a peanut butter sandwich. They have a very nice hotel bar.
     
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    I was there years ago and the best thing I can say is walk around! You can hear things in the street that will blow you away. I recall 3 guys playing Tush ( ah not again) BUT with such feel I was stunned I wanted to hear it like I'd never heard it before, and not run in fear. So listen go in grab a beer and then on to the next place. I'd suggest Felix's Oyster house as a great low key place to eat.

    @ things that inpressed me was the skill of the players
     

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