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PaperCity Dallas September 2022

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Willie Mae's Scotch House, 2401 St. Ann St. Renowned Mississippi and Louisiana fare since 1957; James Beard Award for America's Classic Restaurant for the Southern Region. COCKTAILS & COFFEE Ace Hotel, 600 Carondelet St. Raise a glass at Alto, the Ace's rooftop garden and bar, with city vistas. Bacchanal Wine, 600 Poland Ave. Wine, bites, music. Branded as New Orleans Backyard Party, with Mediterranean style. Café Du Monde - French Market, 800 Decatur St. HQ for café au lait and beignets since 1862; open 24 hours, seven days a week. Cane & Table, 1113 Decatur St. Seasonal, classic, and rare cocktails. Hotel Monteleone, 214 Royal St. Order a Sazerac at the hotel's Carousel Bar & Lounge with its opulent, revolving merry-go- round. Named one of the Top 20 Bars in the World. Hotel Peter & Paul, 2317 Burgundy St. Located in Marigny; toast to the hotel's namesake saints at The Elysian Bar. Jewel of the South, 1026 St. Louis St. Cocktail program informed by history, paired with contemporary attitude. Pontchartrain Hotel, 2031 St. Charles Ave. Hot Tin-Rooftop Bar boasts breathtaking views of the Mississippi and downtown. Forties decor inspired by Tennessee Williams, who penned A Streetcar Named Desire while living here. The Will & The Way, 719 Toulouse St. Formerly known as Longway Tavern. Classic cocktails; while away the hours amidst 18th-century architecture and the beguiling courtyard. CULTURE Kermit's Tremé Mother-in-Law Lounge, 1500 N. Claiborne Ave. Jazz trumpet king Kermit reopened this shrine to the city's music, founded by R&B legend Ernie K-Doe of the 1961 hit "Mother-in-Law" fame. Longue Vue House & Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road. The legacy of philanthropists Edith and Edgar Stern; stunning home and eight-acre garden by landscape architect Ellen Biddle Shipman; the only intact Shipman landscape open to the public. Maple Leaf Bar, 8316 Oak St. Live music seven nights a week until late. Blues, zydeco, R&B, jazz. Home to Grammy Lifetime Achievement winner funk bassist George Porter Jr. Music Box Village, 4557 N Rampart St. Uniquely NO experience; Burning Man-esque musical/art performance show. New Orleans Botanical Garden, 1 Palm Dr. Founded in the 1930s, an oasis of more than 2,000 global plants; 10 acres in City Park. N e w O r l e a n s Museum of Art, O n e C o l l i n s C . Diboll Circle, City Park. Encyclopedic museum founded in 1911, housed in grand Beaux Arts structure. Take in the acclaimed 12- acre Sydney and Wa l d a B e s t h o f f Sculpture Garden. Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St. A paean to art of the American South, historic to cutting-edge contemporary. Housed in a Henry Hobson Richardson edifice from 1889, married to a dramatic contemporary soaring glass-and-stone building. Preservation Hall, 726 St. Peter St. Foundational NOLA jazz venue. JANE SCOTT HODGES, FOUNDER OF LEONTINE LINENS, DESCRIBES HER QUINTESSENTIAL NEW ORLEANS Jump-start your day with coffee and fresh pastry at The Chicory House (2727 Prytania St. in The Rink Shops), the Garden District's newest It coffee shop, before touring the historic homes nearby. Coffee beans have been pouring through New Orleans' ports since the 1700s, and we take our morning java seriously. Jaunt down Magazine Street, where you'll find unique shops and galleries — including the newly renovated Leontine Linens design studio (3806 Magazine St.). On my current roster of favorite shops: SOSUSU Boutique (3427 Magazine St.): A fabulous edit of the most fashionable ready-to-wear. Alex Beard Studio (3926 Magazine St.): Alex has a style all his own — his abstract paintings of natural subjects are colorful and modern. I'm a collector of his work. Malachite Home (3806 Magazine St.): This interior design shop is an absolute jewel-box of beautiful, one-of-a-kind pieces. Sue Sartor Shop (3806 Magazine St.): Opening soon right next to Leontine. Her frocks are basically uniform for me! After you've shopped your way down Magazine, stop by Lilette (3637 Magazine St.) or La Petite Grocery (4238 Magazine St.) to refuel for lunch. If you find your way to the French Quarter, Brennan's (417 Royal St.) is a historic New Orleans restaurant that has experienced a renaissance of late. The brunch is an impeccably good time, and the courtyard is a classic New Orleans backdrop. Jack Rose Bar at the Ponchartrain Hotel Rozalyn LeCompte's MERCY, 2022, at Ogden Museum of Southern Art CONTRIBUTORS: FRANCINE BALLARD, LORENA MEDINILLA, AMANDA MEDSGER, ALEXA PULITZER, JOHN WALKER. Brennan's (Continued from page 100) 102

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