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Bite-size Break - New Orleans Overview
- 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31
Take a lip-smacking food tour of ambrosial New Orleans
The things synonymous with New Orleans? A laidback attitude, a musical soul and food, food, food. A melting pot of Creole, French, Spanish, Italian, African, Cajun, Chinese and Native American influences, New Orleans’s cuisine - and culture - is truly remarkable. Discover sultry streets packed with bars, cafes and restaurants serving luscious dishes like jambalaya, gumbo and po’ boys. Hear the sounds of produce sellers hawking their mouth-watering wares intermingled with big band beats that last well into the night. Step back into Louisiana’s chequered past on a visit to a 19th century sugar plantation and learn to make New Orleans’s most iconic creations at a cooking school. Crammed full of exploits and hearty fare, this is a bite-size break with a lot of soul. Servings come big in New Orleans, so make sure to pack your appetite.
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Known as the 'Big Easy', an eclectic mix of European, Creole and Cajun culture is clearly evident in every aspect of New Orleans's architecture, cuisine and vibrant music scene.
Most of the action in New Orleans takes place in the French Quarter, where you can taste some delicious local dishes or catch a late-night jazz show.
Situated in New Orleans's historic warehouse district, the city's farmers market offers the best of Louisiana’s harvest along with entertainment from local musicians and cooking demos.
Founded by French traders in 1718, its many layers of history and fascinating attractions combine to make New Orleans one of the most visited cities in the USA.
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