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For six nights, we called the W New Orleans home The Poydras Street location; not to be confused with the one in the French Quarter, which is much smaller! Not quite as festive as the Ritz Carlton (where we stayed last year) but the common areas are a lot more chill and spacious during the day. The beds/sheets are comfy… …and


We were up bright and early to see our family off before their flight – one last romp through the French Quarter… …to Cafe Beignet These were featured on Alton Brown’s “Best Thing I Ever Ate” list… …everyone else proclaimed them better than Cafe du Monde’s version (<—click for David's video review). I didn't actually eat any, since I felt


Our last night in The Big Easy! Since our large group couldn’t make it all the way to Commander’s Palace, we trekked across the street through the Loews Hotel instead… …to its sister restaurant, Cafe Adelaide (& the Swizzle Stick Bar) Not too many folks at 6pm… …but a perfect time for our niece! This place really knows how to