The much-anticipated new tv show Treme premiered a few weeks ago on HBO and already has spawned a legion of fans and rave reviews from critics. We at Museyon are not immune to Treme’s southern charms. It shouldn’t be surprising though that what we’ve been most fascinated with are all the great travel tips its writers are bestowing on us about New Orleans. Below are some of the music venues visited in Treme including a few of the restaurants mentioned.
800 Lesseps Street New Orleans, LA 70117 – #(504)-947-5562
Kermit Ruffins, who plays himself on Treme, hosts Thursday night gigs here, a venue loved by both locals and tourists.
The Spotted Cat, 623 Frenchmen St., New Orleans, LA 70116 – #(206) 337-3273
Playing music from jazz to Latin, two bands before here every night.
Old Point Bar, 545 Patterson Drive, New Orleans, LA 70114-1060 – # (504) 364-0950
Bullet’s, 2441 A.P. Tureaud St. New Orleans, LA 70119 – #(504) 948-4003
Angelo Brocato, 214 N. Carrollton, New Orleans, LA 70119 – #(504)-486-1465
Everyone loves lemon ice from this 105 year old icon but they are also famous for their desserts and especially their cannolis.
Bayona, 430 Dauphine St., New Orleans, LA 70112 – #(504)525-4455
Janette Desautel’s restaurateur character is based on Susan Spicer and her restaurant Bayona, a favorite for foodies.
NOLA, 534 Saint Louis St., New Orleans, LA 70130 – #(504) 522 6652
Emeril’s restaurant in New Orleans. Emeril helped places hundreds of displaced restaurant workers in jobs around the country after Katrina.
Napoleon House. 500 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70130-2110 – #(504) 524-9752
Clover Grill, 900 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70116 – #(504) 598-1010
.d.b.a.., 618 Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA. 70116 – #(504) 942-3731
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