New Orleans - Uptown & Riverbend (PDF Chapter)
This is the Uptown & Riverbend chapter from Lonely Planet’s New Orleans guidebook.
As well as housing the impressive Audobon Park and Zoo, Uptown and Riverbend are a foodie’s delight, with no shortage of options and new eateries putting a gourmet spin on old favorites such as pizza, hamburgers and hot dogs.
- savor a blue-cheese smothered steak and a slice of alligator-sausage cheesecake at Jacques-Imo’s Café before catching some live music next door
- ride the St Charles Ave streetcar to the scenic campus of Tulane University, where you can learn about art, jazz and African American history
- stroll beneath live oaks in Audubon Park then ogle alligators, foxes and swamp monsters in the Audubon Zoo
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.
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