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New Orleans/Faubourg Marigny

427 bytes added, 21:16, 18 October 2012
Budget: + Mardi Gras Zone; alphabetize Peniche
==Do==
 
* '''Cafe Istanbul''' 2372 St Claude Ave (at St. Roch) [http://cafeistanbulnola.com/]. Named after a legendary Frenchmen Street venue of a generation ago, the new Cafe Istanbul is theater space with a bar in the New Orleans Healing Center, a renovated old warehouse building now a community center. Live theater, music, dance, film, and other performances. Tel. 975-0286
=== Live music ===
==Buy==
 
* <buy name="Beth's Books" alt="" address="2700 Chartres St" directions="at Port St" phone="+1 504 947-4477" url="" hours="7AM-6PM daily" price="" lat="29.963612" long="-90.050705" email="" fax="">New and used books, inside the Sound Cafe (listed below at "Eat")</buy>
 
*<buy name="Scott Edwards Photography Studio & Gallery" alt="" address="2109 Decatur St." directions="At Frenchmen St. " phone="(504) 610-0581" url="www.scottedwardsgallery.com" hours="Tues-Thurs 12pm-8pm Fri-Sat 12pm-12am" price="$$$" lat="29.962801" long="-90.057357">A gallery specializing in regional and New Orleans based Photography. </buy>
* <buy name="Island of Salvation Botanica" alt="" address="2372 St Claude Ave. Suite 100" directions="At the corner of St. Roch Street." phone=" (504) 948-9961" email="[email protected]" fax="" url="http://www.feyvodou.com" hours="Tu-Sa 10AM-5PM" price="">A real voodoo supply store. Moved from their old ramshackle building in the Bywater into the new "Healing Center" building in 2011.</buy>
*<buy name="hi ho lounge" alt="" address="2239 st claude avenue" directions="" phone="504945HIHO" url="www.hiholounge.net" hours="4pm/4am" price="cheap" lat="" long="">blugrass pickin parties on mondays with red beans and rice
skinz n bonez gang sundays, thursday nites stooges brass band, fri and sat nite live music... great local hangout! vegan korean wandering buddha in the back. </buy>
 
== Eat ==
* <eat name="Cafe Rose Nicaud" alt="" address="634 Frenchmen St" directions="at Royal St" phone="+1 504 949-3300" email="" fax="" url="http://caferosenicaud.com" hours="7AM-7PM daily" price="" lat="29.964298" long="-90.057912">Coffees, teas, and fresh deli sandwiches, quiches.</eat>
* <eat name="Cake Cafe" alt="" address="2440 Chartres St" directions="at Spain St" phone="+1 504 943-0010" email="" fax="" url="http://www.nolacakes.com" hours="7AM-3PM daily" price="" lat="29.963739" long="-90.053044">Great bakery with sandwiches.</eat>
* <eat name="Desperados" alt="" address="801 Frenchmen St" directions="at Dauphine St" phone="+1 504 943-9900" email="" fax="" url="http://www.facebook.com/pages/Desperados-Pizza/313646468627" hours="Su-Th 11AM-2AM, F-Sa 11AM-4AM" price="" lat="29.965562" long="-90.057874">Pizza and sandwiches.</eat>
* <eat name="Flora Gallery and Coffee Shop" alt="" address="2600 Royal St" directions="at Franklin Ave" phone="+1 504 947-8358" email="" fax="" url="" hours="7:30AM-midnight daily" price="" lat="29.964756" long="-90.051349">Ultra-funky coffeehouse with light fare, as well as poetry readings, board games, and the like.</eat>
* <eat name="Mardi Gras Zone" address="2706 Royal" directions="corner of Port Street at the lower end of Marigny" hours="Always open">A Mardi Gras supply warehouse saw a neighborhood need so turned much of their floor space into an eclectic grocery store, and more recently opened a deli and pizza kitchen. Prices a bit higher than some other budget places and execution is inconsistent, but impressive selection open 24/7; delivers in Marigny/Bywater. And you can still buy Mardi Gras beads and supplies upstairs.</eat>
* <eat name="Mona's" alt="" address="504 Frenchmen St" directions="at Decatur St" phone="+1 504 949-4115" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="29.962585" long="-90.057767">Middle Eastern cuisine, with excellent shwarmas, and an extensive vegetarian selection. Other locations around the city.</eat>
* <eat name="La Peniche" alt="" address="1940 Dauphine St" directions="at Touro St" phone="+1 504 943-1460" email="" fax="" url="" hours="Open 24 hours except W" hoursextra="opens at 8AM Th, stays open until 7AM Tu" price="" lat="29.965362" long="-90.059149">Locals go here all day and night, particularly after the clubs; it's a cozy coffee shop with a full bar. Peniche means "barge" in French because the building is made from barge wood previously used to carry goods down river. The Touro omelette is delicious. Friendly and fun waitstaff. NOLA cops eat there too.</eat>
* <eat name="Mona's" alt="" address="504 Frenchmen St" directions="at Decatur St" phone="+1 504 949-4115" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="29.962585" long="-90.057767">Middle Eastern cuisine, with excellent shwarmas, and an extensive vegetarian selection. Other locations around the city.</eat>
* <eat name="Schiro's Community Cafe &amp; Bar" alt="" address="2483 Royal St" directions="at St Roch Ave" phone="+1 504 944-6666" url="http://www.schiroscafe.com" hours="M-F noon-10PM, Sa-Su 9AM-10PM" price="" lat="29.964921" long="-90.052011" email="" fax="">Great food, reasonably priced. Great vegan/vegetarian selections, even for breakfast. Small community market attached.</eat>
* <eat name="Sound Cafe" alt="" address="2700 Chartres St" directions="at Port St" phone="+1 504 947-4477" url="" hours="7AM-8PM daily" price="" lat="29.963612" long="-90.050705" email="" fax="">160 year old building. Very reasonably priced. Excellent coffee and , also home made sandwiches etc. Beautiful open ambiance. Art Local art, pristine acoustics. Home to the Hot 8 Brass Band every Thurs. (5-7pm) and a regular line-up of local talent through book shop within the weekcafe. Very local meeting place of many post-Katrina survivor groups.</eat>
* <eat name="WhoDat Coffee" alt="formerly Hallowed Grounds, formerly Marigny Perks" address="2401 Burgundy St" directions="at Mandeville St" phone="+1 504 872-0360" url="http://www.facebook.com/whodatcoffeecafe" hours="7AM-10PM daily" price="" lat="29.966752" long="-90.054186" email="" fax="">Friendly coffee shop with free wireless internet and easy parking. Gourmet coffee and tea, soup, salad, sandwich and pastry selection, reasonably priced.</eat>
* <drink name="Iggy's" alt="" address="1943 N Rampart St" directions="at Touro" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Neighborhood bar with a lot of neighborhood characters; very friendly for all. Frequently serves food.</drink>
* <drink name="The John" alt="" address="2040 Burgundy St" directions="at Frenchmen St" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Relaxed neighborhood hangout with rockabilly, country, and punk on the jukebox. Named for the gold-painted toilet seats that serve as stools at the tables. With inexpensive stiff drinks served up in Mason jars, this spot for locals offers one of the best deals on Frenchmen St.</drink>
* <drink name="Lost Love Lounge" alt="" address="2529 Dauphine St" directions="at Franklin" phone="+1 504 949-2009" url="http://lostlovelounge.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">A hip, upscale, dive bar. Features a small library, evening entertainment including comedy and karaoke, surprisingly good Vietnamese food, and great drink specials every day. As the saying goes "its always happy hour at the Lost Love Lounge".</drink>
* <drink name="Mimi's in the Marigny" alt="" address="2601 Royal St" directions="at Franklin Ave" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">The toniest bar in the Marigny (but hardly pretentious), with billiards, occasional live music, and tapas served from the restaurant upstairs. Good selection of beers and specialty drinks. Hip Hop and Funk DJs Friday and Saturday nights. Lots of singles on the weekends.</drink>
* <drink name="Phoenix" alt="" address="941 Elysian Fields Ave" directions="at N Rampart St" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.phoenixbar.com" hours="24 hours" price="">Gay neighborhood bar by day, catering to the leather crowd at night. Also the official United Cab stand for catching rides back into the French Quarter.</drink>
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