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1. Coffee & Chicory: Coffee laced with chicory. Rumored to have originated in New Orleans during the Civil War, when the city was under...  
2. New Orleanian: This is, or so I have been told, the term to apply to those that have been born and/or lived in New Orleans.  
3. Neutral Ground: A very unique term to New Orleans for the median of a street. The Spanish and French, who inhabited the older part ...  
1. Café du Monde: The oldest coffeehouse in New Orleans, famous for beignets and chicory-laced coffee.
2. Piano Bar, The: A popular New Orleans watering hole famous for its 'Hurricane' cocktails, green color scheme, and "Have Fun!" motto...  
3. Oz: New Orlean's most popular gay dance club, located on Bourbon Street.  
 
1. Treme: Named after Claude Treme, the Treme (pronounced truh-MAY) neighborhood (often referred to simply as 'Treme') is the...
2. Mid-City: Mid-City is one of the largest of New Orleans' 73 neighborhoods, and one of its most diverse. The neighborhood ext...  
3. French Quarter: The oldest neighborhood in New Orleans, and the only section of the city where streets run in a grid and a nexus fo...  
1. Mardi Gras: The most famous event in New Orleans, essentially one humongous free party that includes a parade and costumed reve...  
2. Acme Oyster House World Champion Oyster Eating Contest: Famous oyster eating contest in the New Orleans area.  
3. Fat Tuesday: The Tuesday before Lent.  
 
 
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