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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Banana Pudding Layer Cake

Food Recipes

As the weather begins to cool down, warm up with a decadent dessert, like this recipe for Banana Pudding Layer Cake, from NOLA Restaurant’s very own pastry chef Amy Lemon. Cook up one of these cakes at home and bring it to your next potluck or Saints game viewing party. With 10 delicious servings in each cake, it’s bound to …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Events Things To Do

This weekend in New Orleans offers plenty of excuses to party. The New Orleans Burlesque Festival serves up sexy burlesque performances all weekend long, and Saturday offers a way to party in white for a good cause at the Bridal Crawl. Friday night features birthday bashes by two different New Orleans music icons: Mystikal and DJ Soul Sister. Rock out …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Events Things To Do

This weekend in New Orleans offers a variety of cultural activities, ranging from a free festival celebrating the influence of the Mississippi River to a conference hosted by the local blogging community on Internet activism. Check out the debut of a new play all weekend at The Shadowbox Theatre, or catch indie rock band Delta Spirit on Saturday night at …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Le Foret Pan Roasted Gulf Fish & Soft Shell Crab with Corn Maque Choux

Food Recipes

In New Orleans, the culinary excitement never stops. Kicking off tomorrow is We Live to Eat Restaurant Week, Sept. 8-14, 2014. Take advantage of special deals and prix fixe menu options at participating restaurants all around town, including Le Foret. For their dinner special during this event, you can choose between two amazing entrees: cornmeal crusted softshell crab or pan

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Events Music Things To Do

From family histories to 1960s flashbacks, this weekend in New Orleans offers an eclectic array of things to do. Take a trip back in time as The NOLA Project performs Ken Kesey’s 1960s classic One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest all weekend long at NOCCA, or jam out to Woodstock-era tunes with The Weight at Tipitina’s on Saturday night. Learn …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Tivoli & Lee’s Louisiana Gulf Poke Salad

Food Recipes Restaurants

Dine on chef Marcus Woodham’s Louisiana Gulf Poke Salad at Tivoli & Lee.

Local favorite Tivoli & Lee is a cozy restaurant tucked away inside of The Hotel Modern features delectable dishes such as a beet salad with herbed ricotta and duck tasso, plus a fettuccine entree featuring turtle, squid ink, grape tomatoes and pickled quail eggs. Dine on chef …

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GoNOLA Find: Jackson Barracks Military Museum

History Things To Do

New Orleans is ripe with historic spots to explore. For instance, the National World War II Museum downtown is well-known as one of the best museums in the country. If you’re a history buff who just can’t get enough, there is one more, lesser-known military history museum in New Orleans worth exploring, and it’s our pick for this week’s GoNOLA …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Events GLBT Things To Do

As summer draws to a close, Labor Day weekend in New Orleans offers plenty of reasons to celebrate. This weekend has historically been the weekend of Southern Decadence, an annual celebration of gay culture. This weekend also offers plenty of fun in the form of Mad Decent Block Party at Mardi Gras World on Friday, a comedy show to benefit …

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COOLinary Restaurant Month Pick: Criollo Restaurant

Food Restaurants

August in New Orleans is a great time to dine out, as restaurants all over town celebrate COOLinary Restaurant Month and offer affordable and delicious lunch and dinner menu specials. This month we’re stuffing our bellies full of fine cuisine, with a stop this week at Criollo Restaurant.

Indulge in fresh Gulf fish during COOLinary Restaurant Month at Criollo Restaurant.…

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GoNOLA Find: Treme’s Historic Carver Theater

Arts & Culture Things To Do

New Orleans and classic movie theaters go way back. One of the very first movie theaters in the nation opened here, and during much of the 20th century, movie theaters were neighborhood gathering places in the way that neighborhood bars are now. Many of those historic theaters are long gone, but a few remain, and some have been restored and …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Events Things To Do

This weekend in New Orleans is all about new experiences and summer fun. Celebrate the half-way point to Mardi Gras with the Krewe of OAK, try out beers from across Louisiana at Brewsiana on Saturday night, or sample live music from up-and-coming artists performing as part of the Cutting Edge CE Conference all weekend long. Enjoy a laugh with the …

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COOLinary Restaurant Month Pick: The Fountain Lounge

Food Recipes Restaurants

Now that we’ve passed the halfway mark of COOLinary Restaurant Month, we hope you’ve taken the opportunity to indulge in at least a few of the many restaurant deals available throughout New Orleans in August. With more than 50 participating restaurants to choose from, you’re bound to discover a new favorite dish while dining out for less. This week we’re …

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GoNOLA Find: St. Augustine Catholic Church

History Things To Do

An area steeped in history and made famous nationally by the hit HBO show of the same name, the Tremé neighborhood of New Orleans lies just outside of the French Quarter. Once known as “Back of Town,” this neighborhood is one of the oldest in the city, and it is home to this week’s GoNOLA Find: St. Augustine Catholic Church.…

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Events Things To Do

Even during the lazy days of summer, there’s no excuse to be bored in New Orleans, as this weekend offers a variety of fun things to do. New Orleanians anxiously awaiting the start of football season have their shot at watching the first pre-season Saints home game on Friday night. Have fun all weekend long with events including rock shows, …

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COOLinary Restaurant Month Pick: Muriel’s Jackson Square

Food Restaurants

All throughout the month of August, COOLinary New Orleans offers locals and tourists alike the chance to dine out and indulge for less, with menu specials at more than 50 participating restaurants around town. With so many great deals and amazing lunch and dinner options, it can be hard to choose where to start. This week’s pick is Muriel’s, located …

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GoNOLA Find: Arnaud’s Germaine Wells Mardi Gras Museum

Arts & Culture Things To Do

Tucked away on the second floor of the classic French Quarter restaurant Arnaud’s is a hidden gem of a museum, well worth a visit if you’re in the neighborhood or dining downstairs. Named after the woman who has reigned over more Mardi Gras balls than any other, the Germaine Cazenave Wells Mardi Gras Museum is this week’s GoNOLA Find.

The …

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