Alder Hotel - Uptown - New Orleans
4545 Magnolia St. New Orleans, LA 70115
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November 1, 2017

Cochon De Lait po-boy from Walkers BBQ, photo courtesy of Walkers BBQ on Facebook One thing New Orleanians can agree on, the po-boy satisfies hunger like nothing else. The once-humble sandwich has gone high-class in recent years, with top chefs serving their own inventive takes. But you can still find hearty 12-inch versions spilling fried shrimp […]

October 17, 2017

Photo courtesy of The House of Shock on Facebook Sure, every old house in New Orleans has a story–and more often than not, a spooky past—but what if you want to be scared in the here and now? Fortunately, there are plenty of fantastic haunted houses in the greater New Orleans area. Read up and […]

October 10, 2017

Photo courtsey of Mojo Coffee House Freret on Facebook There’s something to be said for exploring a new city while leaving your everyday life and responsibilities behind. But occasionally, circumstances dictate that you bring your work on the road. It’s not an ideal situation, but it’s reality for many travelers. The silver lining? At many […]

October 6, 2017

Image courtesy of Wayfare NOLA on Facebook Here at the Alder Hotel, we’re proud to offer complimentary breakfast and newspapers every morning (just so you feel at home). But we also know you don’t want to miss out on all the great food New Orleans has to offer. Fortunately, plenty of outstanding breakfast options are […]

September 30, 2017

Photo courtesy of Hansen’s Sno-Bliz on Facebook How do New Orleanians tolerate living in a subtropical climate where highs hover in 80s or 90s for six months out of the year? Central A.C. is a big part of it—and so are snoballs. These heavenly, frozen concoctions of finely shaved ice and flavored cane sugar syrup […]

September 23, 2017

Photo courtesy of Cure NOLA on Facebook Once a sleepy neighborhood thoroughfare bordering Tulane University, Freret Street has undergone a revival over the past ten years, becoming a food and entertainment destination in its own right. From Japanese to Southern soul food, there’s a cuisine for almost everyone–and Freret Street is only two blocks from […]

September 18, 2017

What sets a unique boutique apart from the rest of the big-box stores and chains? It’s simple: a strong point of view. Fortunately, New Orleans is a collection of bold, creative personalities, and while many of them find their niches in music, food or art, some express themselves by curating shops like none you’ve ever […]

September 17, 2017

Photo courtesy of Loyola University New Orleans on Facebook Nestled side by side on historic St. Charles Avenue, directly across from Audubon Park, you’ll find two of the nation’s foremost private universities: Tulane and Loyola. Their campuses house plentiful amenities for those lucky enough to be enrolled as students, but visitors and members of the […]

September 15, 2017

Photo courtesy of Peychaud’s Bitters on Facebook Southern Louisiana didn’t just spawn an entirely new musical form in jazz. It also engendered new cuisines—Creole and Cajun food— when Spanish, French, African and Acadian influences combined. And although it’s easy to buy a CD or stream New Orleans music online, finding authentic Cajun or Creole cuisine […]

September 3, 2017

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day…and that goes double when you’re vacationing in New Orleans. It offers both an opportunity to recover from the previous night and a chance to build a solid foundation for a busy day. Whether you’re looking to chow down on banana pancakes or sip a cold-pressed green […]