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"12 Days of…

Dec 19 - 19, 2014
There's holiday fun for the whole family in the historic Warehouse District… more

"Prospect.3: Notes…

Dec 19, 2014 - Jan 25, 2015
Prospect New Orleans, the International Contemporary Art Biennial,  will… more

"The Victory Belles…

Dec 19 - 19, 2014
Our popular, charming vocal trio is in a holiday mood! Come jingle all the way… more

“Dirty Dancing — The…

Dec 19 - 21, 2014
Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage is an unprecedented live experience,… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Dec 19, 2014 - Mar 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Celebration in the…

Dec 19, 2014 - Jan 03, 2015
City Park's annual holiday lighting exhibit and festival returns with one of… more

Christmas in the…

Dec 19, 2014 - Jan 01, 2015
Celebrate the season in New Orleans' historic Warehouse District with dazzling… more

Christmas New Orleans…

Dec 19 - 31, 2014
There's no place like New Orleans for the holidays during Christmas New Orleans… more

Freret Street Puliq…

Dec 19 - 19, 2014
Live performances by Solar Strut plus TJ Sutton. more

Holiday Home and…

Dec 19, 2014 - Jan 04, 2015
Visit the festively decorated residence and courtyard of General and Mrs. L.… more

Music at the Mint…

Dec 19 - 19, 2014
Phil DeGruy, inventor of the Guitarp, combines virtuosity with hilarious… more

NOMA & The NOLA…

Dec 19 - 21, 2014
In December, NOMA's iconic Great Hall will be transformed by The NOLA Project… more

Oak Alley…

Dec 19 - 24, 2014
Tour the historic grounds, Slavery at Oak Alley Exhibit, Civil War Exhibit and… more

Prospect.3 - Basquiat…

Dec 19, 2014 - Jan 25, 2015
Curated by Franklin Sirmans, the Artistic Director for P.3: Notes for Now,… more

Prospect.3 - Keith…

Dec 19, 2014 - Jan 25, 2015
A selection of images from Calhoun and McCormick's extensive body of work on… more

Royal Teddy Bear Tea…

Dec 19 - 22, 2014
Little Princes & Princesses are crowned as they enter into our Magical… more

Self-Processing –…

Dec 19, 2014 - Jan 04, 2015
Before the instantaneous gratification of digital photography there was instant… more

The Gasperi…

Dec 19, 2014 - Feb 22, 2015
Richard Gasperi opened Gasperi Gallery in the French Quarter in 1980.… more

The Irish House…

Dec 19 - 20, 2014
Get ready for a fantastic and magical music performances by The Louisiana… more

"12 Days of…

Dec 20 - 23, 2014
There's holiday fun for the whole family in the historic Warehouse District… more

"12 Days of…

Dec 19 - 19, 2014
There's holiday fun for the whole family in the historic Warehouse District… more
Guidebook

Tastiest City in the South!

Vote NEW ORLEANS to be Southern Living's Tastiest City in the South!

Hands down, one of the best qualities about New Orleans is the food, with options like bananas foster, shrimp po'boys, king cake, red beans and rice and seafood, chicken, sausage and okra gumbo. The delicious dishes on the menus of the Crescent City's 1,000 restaurants, the many festivals we hold praising our food and the world-famous chefs that call our city home are a few reasons Southern Living magazine staff selected New Orleans to be in the Top 10 Tastiest Towns in the South! Now it's up to you to vote us number one! Click here to vote for New Orleans.

The decision to choose the Top 10 was based on the following criteria:

Food as a cultural identity: The unique food or ethnicity that defines a Southern region.

Growth of a culinary-minded community: The influence that the culinary industry has on the local community and tourism.

Diverse cuisine at a variety of price points: Accessibility to flavorful meals at any budget.

Local, sustainable food practices: The focus on sourcing products from local purveyors to geographically define where each meal comes from.

Hot chefs on the rise: The influence of the areas culinary talent in the media and pop culture.

Abundance of buzz-worthy food events: The number of festivals in the area that celebrate all things food and drink.

To all fans of New Orleans, we need your help! Log on to www.southernliving.com/tasty and vote for your favorite city to be deemed as the Tastiest. One vote per day is counted toward the final tally, and the winner will be announced in Southern Living's April 2012 issue, on newsstands March 23.

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