Explore The Crescent City

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New Orleans is known for rich culture, unique experiences, commerce that never stands still and an appreciation for the hard work of honing a craft, then kicking back at the end of the day. This makes New Orleans and the cannabis industry a natural fit, which is why MJBizDaily chose the Crescent City as the home of the future-focused MJBizConNEXT.

Make sure to plan some extra time to sample a taste of what New Orleans has to offer.

 

Eat

Red beans & rice, muffalata, jambalaya, po-boys and gumbo – just a few of the dishes for which New Orleans is famous. Whether you’re looking for a traditional Cajun meal, or you’re craving a burger and fries, New Orleans has plenty of offerings from which to choose. Plan your menu.

 

Commander’s Palace Restaurant

1403 Washington Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130

With several accolades to their name, including James Beard recognition, Commander’s Palace Restaurant is loved by locals and visitors alike. A must-visit for anyone looking for a true taste of New Orleans. Learn more

 

 

Antoine’s Restaurant

713 St. Louis St., New Orleans, LA 70130

‘New Orleans’ Oldest Restaurant’, and the country’s oldest family-run restaurant, also touts being the birthplace of iconic dishes such as Oysters Rockefeller, Eggs Sardou and Pommes de Terre Souffles. Learn more

 

 

Cafe Du Monde

800 Decatur St., New Orleans, LA 70116

Beignets and café au lait are staples of New Orleans culinary tradition, and ‘The Original French Market Coffee Stand’ knows how to do them right. Learn more

Libations

There are more bars per capita in New Orleans than any other major city. After all, New Orleans is the birthplace of the cocktail, the go-cup, the drive-thru daiquiri shop, the hurricane, the grasshopper, the Sazerac – and more. So whether you’re in search of a microbrewery, a cocktail lounge, or a dive bar, New Orleans has something for you. Quench your thirst.

 

The Sazerac Bar

123 Baronne St., New Orleans, LA 70112

Named for America’s first cocktail, and what some say is the world’s first mixed drink, The Sazerac Bar located in the Roosevelt Hotel is like taking a step back in time, to the grandeur of old New Orleans. Learn more

 

Napoleon House

500 Chartres St., New Orleans, LA 70130

Located in the historic French Quarter, this unique bar is over 200 years old. Known for their Pimm’s Cup cocktails as well as their eclectic decor. Learn more

 

Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop

941 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70116

This French Colonial cottage, circa 1772, is arguably the oldest structure used as a bar in the U.S. and undoubtedly full of colorful history. Learn more

Explore

Whether you’re looking to take a stroll by the river through Cresent Park, immerse yourself in the nightlife, or window shop in the French Quarter, New Orleans has something for everyone to experience. Plan your free time.

 

The French Quarter

Also known as the ‘Crown Jewel’ of New Orleans, this historic neighborhood is known for its unique and beautiful architecture as well as antique shops, well-known restaurants, ghost tours and more. Learn more

 

 

Crescent Park Riverwalk

Part of the French Market District, Crescent Park is a new addition to New Orleans greenspaces, located on the riverfront. Learn more

 

 

Frenchmen Street

If you’re looking for the music scene in New Orleans, Frenchmen Street is the place to go. Known for its impromptu curbside concerts, experience traditional jazz, reggae, rock and more. Learn more