Crayfish are meant to be cooked and eaten in only one way. They should be boiled in a big pot of spicy water with potatoes and corn. And they should be eaten by sucking the head and pinching the tail. Crayfish season starts at the end of January so get your aprons ready; here are the five best places in New Orleans to get them the way they’re meant to be eaten.
Frankie & Johnny’s
Recently reopened, the 74-year-old bar and restaurant has long been a local favorite on the east bank. The recent renovation did cause the restaurant to lose some of its dilapidated charm, but makes the dining experience more comfortable.
Born of the love of crayfish boils and homegrown recipes, the combination restaurant and market pulls no punches when it comes to their seafood. The award-winning po’ boys are another highlight.
With four locations around the city, Cajun Seafood is an experience worthy of New Orleans. Dump your crayfish out on the long bench tables for a communal meal.
Great service and a casual atmosphere combined with simple, perfectly cooked crayfish make The Galley a local favorite. A little pricey, but still, The Galley is where the locals eat crayfish when they’re not eating it at…
The best place to have a crayfish boil isn’t at a restaurant at all. Loud, social and messy, backyard crayfish boils are truly how crayfish are supposed to be eaten. So get out there, make some local friends and get invited to a true New Orleans crayfish boil!
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
Barcelona has seen a recent influx of craft cocktails bars within the past five years or so, and Sant Antoni seems to be one of the city’s epicenters of such swanky watering holes. Amid the crisscross streets, organic grocery stores and the soon-to-open, recently renovated Sant Antoni market is Bitter, an inconspicuous cocktail bar where there’s more than meets the eye.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
Friends and family members of travelers are always looking for the right gift. It’s hard to find something that will surprise a traveler and also be something they use often. Many are trying to look past the typical gifts travelers get, such as notebooks and pens, and looking more toward destination-specific or more unique items. Gift giving can be difficult for some that don’t know what a traveler is looking for or needs, but these three gifts are a great starting point.