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COOLinary New Orleans – August 2013

Coming to see us in August?  You’re in luck!  It’s COOLinary New Orleans – a Coolinarymonth-long celebration of dining in a city that prides itself on its cuisine.  Throughout this month you can enjoy 2-3 course lunches and 3 course dinners at a very reasonable cost, giving you the opportunity to experience tastes and creations representative of New Orleans.  Since 1896 O’Malley House Bed & Breakfast has your breakfast taken care of – you can certainly plan the rest of your meals to relish in many flavors during your stay with us.   More than 50 restaurants are participating this year, so we recommend that you arrive hungry!

Can’t wait till August to enjoy the delicious New Orleans fare?  Check out the many recipes so generously provided by participating restaurants.  Be sure to try the Fresh Louisiana Gulf Shrimp, Coconut Curry and Rice Noodles from GW Fins with the Courtyard Bread Pudding from Court of Two Sisters for dessert.

Are your taste buds wanting more?  GOOD!  Come see us in August!


French Quarter Festival Kicks Off April 12th, 2012

New Orleans Bed and Breakfast 1896 O’Malley House provides close lodgings to New Orleans’ largest free music event, the French Quarter Festival, which starts up this year on April 12th. The festival runs through April 15th and features over 800 local musicians. There is no charge for the actual performances, but you will need cash for the delicious food and drink offerings, including the “World’s Largest Jazz Brunch”, which are the food booths operating within the festival.

On Saturday at 9:00 pm, enjoy Fireworks on the Mississippi. Two childrens’ areas will be available throughout the festival, and more than 65 New Orleans restaurants will provide food for sale.

Parking is available within the French Quarter, but slots fill up early. A free shuttle will be provided on Friday and Saturday from 10:30 am to 10:00pm, and on Sunday from 10:30 am to 8:00pm. Park and ride from O’Keefe, between Poydras and Canal. You can park in area lots and garages for $10 all day.

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