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Commander’s Palace

Whether it’s more a tradition or a cliché to celebrate your birthday at Commander’s Palace, it’s definitely a pleasure. Many restaurants in New Orleans are closed on Mondays but Commander’s was open and filled with well dressed groups and couples, an attentive wait staff and 2 birthday celebrators with balloons tied to their chairs including me. Continue reading

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Krewe of Bacchus

The Krewe of Bacchus rolls one of the most popular parades of the season. It usually ends the 4 parade Sunday marathon, the giant splash at the end of a fireworks display, but because Endymion was cancelled the day before, we would still have another super-krewe after the 3 hour-ish Bacchus parade. A super-krewe is usually defined as having celebrity marshals and tandem floats as long as skyscrapers lying down. Continue reading

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