Fall has arrived in New Orleans, and however briefly, lifted the cloak of humidity that’s hung over the city since spring. It’s time to get outside and take advantage of the weather, and after the last few weeks (and 18 months), doing so with a drink in hand feels appropriate.
New Orleans has an abundance of al fresco options in every neighborhood, but for the purposes of this map we’re focusing on where to go when you want to have a drink outside — the spots with robust cocktail, wine, and beer offerings served in pleasant, inviting outdoor settings. Here are 16 of our favorite outdoor spaces for a drink, from kid and dog-friendly patios to party vibe rooftops to romantic courtyards. Did we miss your favorite place to drink outside in New Orleans? Leave a comment or send a tip.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; the latest data about the delta variant indicates that it may pose a low-to-moderate risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.Read More