French Quarter

The 2017 Music Issue

New Orleans Is Bubbling Over

A young collective called The Pink Room Project is pushing the city's musical legacy into the future, catching the eye of Solange in the process.
Lawrence Burney
11.7.17
New Orleans

Here Are the 4 Best Places to Get Daiquiris in New Orleans

We handpicked the Big Easy's four finest daiquiri joints where you can get high on sugary booze and even balance it out with a slice of pizza or a po' boy.
Munchies Staff
12.13.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Donald Trump claims millions voted illegally, the feds say they won't force the removal of Standing Rock pipeline protestors, Cubans to mourn Castro at Revolution Square in Havana, and more.
VICE Staff
11.28.16
New Orleans

New Orleans Freaked Out About Changes to This 110-Year-Old Restaurant

Established in 1905, Galatoire's is the best place in New Orleans for old-world French-Creole cuisine. But that honor comes with the burden that it's not allowed to change.
Phil McCausland
7.10.16
New Orleans

This New Orleans Sandwich Shop Is Turning the Po'boy Inside Out

Born in the back of an Irish bar in the French Quarter, Killer Poboys serves internationally inspired, chef-driven takes on the city's classic sandwich.
Matthew Zuras
4.11.16
Booze

Tom and Jerry Is Eggnog's Steamy Cousin

The Tom and Jerry—a hot cocktail that’s good for colder weather—originates from England in the 1800s. On Christmas Eve in New Orleans, we make this beverage for locals who take it along with them to walk around the French Quarter.
Chris Hannah
12.21.15
Last Call

This New Orleans Bartender Was Shot and Then Named His Bar 'Bullet's'

Rollins “Bullet” Garcia Sr. is a longtime New Orleans barkeep and owner of the legendary Bullet’s Sports Bar. A victim of a shooting that earned him his nickname, Bullet is a devoted member of the Seventh Ward neighborhood—but don't ask him to start...
Phil McCausland
7.23.15
politics

How New Orleans Is In Danger of Losing Its Identity

Several ongoing contentious issues are reaching a head as the New Orleans City Council considers two ordinances that residents say could drastically change the culture of the city.
Peter Moskowitz
2.27.15
Travel

How Does Mardi Gras Affect the New Orleans Sex Economy?

Hundreds of millions of dollars flow into the city for the annual celebration, but do sex workers benefit from that orgy of spending? I talked to some strippers and escorts to find out.
April Adams
2.23.15
Neither Big nor Easy

I Got Paid to Dress Up as a Ninja as Part of a Team-Building Exercise

With a new baby at home and a need for a little extra Christmas money, I jumped when the Go Game producers wrote to me recently about a job in New Orleans. Soon I was dressed as a ninja in the French Quarter.
Michael Patrick Welch
1.18.15
Munchies

Chef's Night Out: Tory McPhail

We headed down to New Orleans to hang with Tory McPhail, chef at Commander's Palace, who showed us that a night out in the French Quarter is best spent drinking whiskey, eating Creole food, and drinking more whiskey.
Munchies Staff
6.23.14
Neither Big nor Easy

The Music Lover’s Guide to the New Orleans Elections

The city is famous for its music, but in recent years a number of politicians have sided with groups calling for clubs and bars to turn down the volume, resulting in protests and calls to elect some new, music-friendly leaders.
Michael Patrick Welch
1.27.14