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Dinner – Antoine’s – Oct. 4, 2019 – New Orleans, Louisiana

Antoine’s is so iconic, it’s the oldest family-run restaurant in New Orleans. It has a built-in museum of all of their history and artifacts. It’s got many rooms, some of which are so special that you have to reserve months … Continue reading

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Dinner – Bordeaux – Oct 3. 2019 – New Orleans, Louisiana

This is a great find in the Garden District of New Orleans. On a corner in the super hipster neighborhood of Magazine Street lies a restaurant that needs lots of accolades. It’s just that great. There is a big huge … Continue reading

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The Columns Stay – Oct. 2- Oct. 6 – New Orleans, Louisiana

Old opulent, one of a kind. Even with its minor problems, The Columns will put you in a great state of mind. Adam Miller gave me a 4-night stay and a dining experience. It’s very casual, but The Columns Hotel … Continue reading

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House of Blues – Foundation Room – Dinner – Oct. 1, 2019 – New Orleans, Louisiana

I so miss our House of Blues on Sunset Blvd. in West Hollywood so much.  I was granted passage to dine in the Foundation Room at the New Orleans location. It did not disappoint, elegant, homey, and chic, with the … Continue reading

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Dinner – September 30, 2019 – Kingfish – New Orleans, Louisiana

Smack dab in the middle of the French Quarter, Kingfish pays homage to its name sake Huey Long. With fine Louisiana food Kingfish is quite the find in this food-driven city. About Huey Long (April 25, 1904 – June 10, … Continue reading

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The Jazz Quarters – Hotel Stay – Sept. 30 & Oct. 1, 2019 – New Orleans, Louisiana

When I first started looking at my options to write about my travels in New Orleans, I put out a marketing letter, and Vic, the owner of the Jazz Quarters came calling. He offered me a 2 to 3 night … Continue reading

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NOLA DeTours – Off The Beaten Path Sightseeing – New Orleans, Louisiana

Vic, who runs The Jazz Quarters introduced me to Mark Pruess a few months back when I started planning my trip. What I didn’t know then was that he hooked me up with the best tour guide in NOLA. He … Continue reading

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Sunday – September 29, 2019 – Hotel Stay – B On Canal – New Orleans, Louisiana

This is really the perfect hotel to get the lay of the land. Located in the Central Business District part of town, but near lots of good shopping and nice breakfast spots. The room itself was sleek and spacious, with … Continue reading

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Late Lunch – Marmalade Café – Sept. 14, 2019 – Santa Monica, CA.

When my friend Lenny Rosenberg invited me to come taste his new venture, I jumped at the chance. He owned Lenny’s Deli on Westwood Blvd., which I reviewed a while back. So he brings his genius along with some amazing … Continue reading

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First Ladies High Tea – Saturday, September 14, 2019, The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA.

Hats, hats and more hats, all the finest. With so much glamour and finery I felt like I was in church and not at a big huge Hollywood event. But that truly is the beauty of this glorious day. This … Continue reading

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