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Another Itinerary (shocker) for first time trip next week - need guidance please...

jessdale | Jan 19, 201106:02 AM

Hi guys,

I've been reading the boards over the past few weeks and taking lots of notes. I'll be in NOLA for the first time next Wednesday night - Sunday afternoon. My birthday also falls that Friday. I'd like to get my reservations in today, but I'm having a hell of a time narrowing down my list. I was hoping to get a little guidance!

I have all of the oyster stops (Felix's, Acme, Casamento's), the po-boy stops (Parkway, Domilise), and the breakfast/brunch stops (Croissant d'Or, Stanley's Camellia, Coquette), the lunch stops (Mr.B's, Emeril's, Cochon Butcher), and the drink stops (Bouligny, 3 Muses, Hermes, Carousel, Sazerac, French 75, Willie Mae's, d.b.a, Cure, Domenica) but dinner I'm struggling with. I only have 4 nights!!!

1st Choices:

2nd Choices:
Green Goddess
Commander's Palace
Meson 923
a Mano

Where should I go? Where could I skip? What could I do for lunch instead?
Also - my big question... Do I need to dress up for dinner (I'm female)?

And, not sure if this helps - but I'm staying in the garden district and was planning to mostly bike/walk/street car.

Thanks in advance!

930 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans, LA 70130

Casamento's Restaurant
4330 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115

Commander's Palace Restaurant
1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130

Emeril's Restaurant
800 Tchoupitoulas, New Orleans, LA 70130

Galatoire's Restaurant
209 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70130

701 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130

3637 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70115

Gautreau's Restaurant
1728 Soniat St, New Orleans, LA 70115

Green Goddess
307 Exchange Place, New Orleans, LA 70130

123 Baronne Street, New Orleans, LA 70112

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