New Orleans: Field Guide

By Wildsam

Home to revelry and romance, New Orleans retains an unmistakable sense of itself, an honest, eccentric, deep-feeling city that embraces its ghosts and its newcomers alike.

"It is the city’s status as a place that requires explaining, even to Americans, that is responsible for its foreign aura." -BRETT ANDERSON

LOCAL STORIES, TRAVEL INTEL AND MODERN LORE, INCLUDING:

  • New Orleans’ iconic dishes and where to find them

  • Jazz greats and their instrument of choice

  • A comprehensive list of Mardi Gras Indian tribes

  • A short story from William Faulkner

  • A bartender-approved cocktail crawl

  • Famous cookbooks of the twentieth century

  • A glossary of only-in-NOLA architecture terms

  • Letters from Louis Armstrong and Tennessee Williams

  • One writer’s harrowing tale of giving birth during Katrina

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