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4 Beans !!!
Brett Anderson
Times-Picayune
August 24, 2012

JoAnn's Famous Favorites

Music/Nightclubs

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  • Tipitinas
  • Palm Court Jazz Café
  • Maple Leaf
  • Blue Nile
  • d.b.a
  • Donna’s
  • Dos Jefes
  • Mid City Lanes Rock’ n’ Bowl
  • Fritzel’s
  • Snug Harbor
  • Spotted Cat

Favorites at Favorite Restaurants

  • Oysters Mosca at Mosca’s,
  • Roast Chicken at Bistro Daisy
  • Desserts at Windsor Court  and Patois
  • Foie Gras Sampler at Restaurant August
  • Gumbo at Dooky Chase & the Gumbo Shop
  • Crabmeat Maison at Galatoire’s
  • Oysters with Brie at Clancy’s
  • Shrimp Tomato Bisque at Herbsaint
  • Bagels & Reubens at Stein’s Deli
  • Plate Lunch at Lil’ Dizzy’s Café on Esplanade Ave.
  • Beet & Goat Cheese Salad at Gautreau’s
  • Unfried Seafood Platter at Brigtsen’s
  • Chicken Livers with Pepper Jelly at Cochon
  • Savory Cheesecake at Dick & Jenny’s
  • Crab cakes at Meauxbar Bistro
  • Pasta with Tasso at K-Paul’s
  • Bread Pudding Soufflé at Commander’s Palace
  • Late night sliders at Krystal on Bourbon
  • Sweetbreads at Bayona
  • BBQ Shrimp at Café des Amis in Breaux Bridge
  • Caramel Cake at the Back Door in Columbia, MS

If you love a dish or a restaurant;    tell your friends and vote at Yelp,  Urbanspoon,  Tripadvisor  or  Zagat

"Love Yourself" by Martin LaBorde

Art and Artists

  • NOMA (our wonderful art museum) & Besthoff Sculpture Garden in lush City Park
  • Ogden Museum of Southern Art
  • Magazine St. galleries
  • Julia Street Art Row
  • Martin LaBorde at Bee Gallery (319 Chartres)
  • Taylor/Bercier Fine Art (233 Chartres)
  • A Gallery for Fine Photography (241 Chartres)
  • Juan Laredo & Judy Cooper at Cole Pratt
  • David Halliday, Jackie Bishop & Doug Bourgeois at Arthur Roger
  • Leslie Staub at LeMieux
  • Noel Rockmore
  • Hubert Hanush
  • Kaja
  • Zella Funck
  • Richard Hoffman
  • Andy Lang
  • Amy Weiskopf
  • Willie White
  • Nell Campbell
  • Carol Leake
  • Dawn Dedeaux
  • Frank Relle
  • Charlie Varley
  • Gene Rogas
  • Charles Gillam
  • Chuck Crosby
  • Blair Hobbs
  • Michael P. Smith
  • Red Tomato paintings by Saradel

Special Treasures

  • Lucullus for grand wine & food related antiques
  • Soniat House Antiques
  • Local estate antiques & art at Neal Auction & New Orleans Auction Gallery
  • Kruz (ethnic fabrics)
  • Promenade (luxury fabrics)
  • Whisnant’s (ethnic antiques)
  • Historic New Orleans Collection
  • Bits and pieces of old Mardi Gras finery, jewelry & art – Le Garage on Decatur

Sweet Olive trees in the St. Louis Cathedral garden, vetivert at Hove Parfumeur, jasmine, gardenias and honeysuckle . . .