Lagniappe (lan-yap): A little something extra. New Orleans architecture is complemented by a world of renowned food and music. Eating, drinking, playing, and recovering are main New Orleans priorities. Included here are just some of our favorite places to indulge.
At Cochon, Chef Link has reconnected with his culinary roots, serving the traditional Cajun Southern dishes he grew up with. Chef Link and Chef/Co-owner Stephen Stryjewski are working with locally sourced pork, fresh produce and seafood, focusing on traditional methods, creating authentic flavors of Cajun Country.(504) 588-2123 https://cochonrestaurant.com/
Fine-dining century-old institution serving French-Creole fare in the historic French Quarter. Known for tuxedo-clad servers, a very boozy Friday lunch, and a place to witness a New Orleans from a bygone era. P.S., jackets required after 5pm and all day Sunday.(504) 525-2021 http://www.galatoires.com/
Aquarium located along the banks of the Mississippi specializing in aquatic life of the Americas. Exhibits feature regions throughout North and South America with over 10,000 animals representing 530 species.(504) 861-2537 https://audubonnatureinstitute.org/aquarium
Take in stunning views of the Mississippi river and the French Quarter from sleek, modern rooms and suites boasting world-class amenities.(504) 566-7006 https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/msywi-the-westin-new-orleans-canal-place/