I work in the French Quarter. Though a lot of French Quarter service industry workers also party there, for me getting out of work means hightailing it out of tourist-hell. But what about when my friends are visiting from out of town and want the Full New Orleans Experience(TM)? Or when its Carnival and you…Details
Where would New Orleans be without hustling tourists? It’s been an integral part of the local economy for a very long time. I’m OK with most of the hustles: shitty shoeshines, “I know where you got your shoes at”, the strange idea that getting wasted in the French Quarter will be the most fun you’ve…Details
I’m almost never on Tulane Avenue. I live downtown and work in the quarter, so I only really am there if I’m going to jail, court, or the hospital. Luckily I went to Crescent Care to apply for Medicaid and stopped into Brown Derby #3 for a quick beer first. When I went inside I…Details
Ok, so Rays On The Ave is my favorite spot to eat out right now, for the reasons I outlined in the last blog entry – it’s delicious, good portions, affordable, and black-owned in an area that is being quickly gentrified. If these are my criteria for the perfect place to eat in New Orleans,…Details
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