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Summer Visit to New Orleans - Feedback Sought

rlhiv | Mar 19, 2012 06:49 PM

I am going to New Orleans this summer on business and bringing my junior high daughter with me. I would like to introduce her to New Orleans cuisine and culture in addition to my business plans. Any feedback on my choices or suggestions on my possibilities would be greatly appreciated.

Wednesday
Lunch - Parkway Bakery - I'm not trying to start a Po' Boy debate, but I want to take her for a Po' Boy and they seem to have one of the best.
Dinner - (Possibilities - Jacque-Imo's, Bourbon House or Dante's Kitchen). I want something that is good Creole cuisine, but not quite as expensive and formal (saving that for Friday)

Thursday
Breakfast - Cafe du Monde - My wife has talked so much about beignets that there is no avoiding this.
Lunch - Mr. B's Bistro - (Open to other suggestions) I love gumbo and want try to theirs.
Dinner - We have to be out in Metarie that evening. My plan is Drago's.

Friday
Dinner - Possibilities are Arnaud's (My wife and I went there last year and had a wonderful meal - from Shrimp Remoulade to Cafe Brulot), Galatoires, Emeril's or Pelican Club. I want to take her to one elegant, formal dinner with all of the Creole classics. I'm open to other suggestions.

Saturday
Lunch - We will stay out in Metarie before heading to the airport. Considering Galley Seafood or Bozo's.

Thanks for your help in advance. Will report back after our trip.

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