In The Neighborhood
Cafe Degas near Degas House
Cafe Degas: Sharing our namesake, the French Impressionist Master would never have had the chance to visit this wonderfully French full-service restaurant, and that is unfortunate for our poor Edgar. This neighborhood favorite is in their 23rd year of dining service to the public.
Morning Call in City Park Near Degas House
New Orleans City Park's expansion now includes a new restaurant. "Morning Call", formerly located in the French Quarter, then in Metairie Louisiana, has now relocated to the Park. Serving the traditional French doughnuts called Beignets, this traditional New Orleans breakfast food or desert tastes best covered in powdered sugar and enjoyed with New Orleans coffee and Chicory.
Creole Landmark Home Located Near Degas House
One of the earliest houses in New Orleans, the Duvigneaud House, was built circa 1800 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Louis Duvigneaud was an attorney, judge and state senator, until the end of the Civil War. During Reconstruction, he was the head of the Conservative Citizens of the State of Louisiana, one of many organizations formed to recover citizen rights that had been lost after the fall of the Confederacy.
European Adventure near Degas House
Robert Dula, a/k/a Roberto, decided at a young age he wanted to be a Gondolier. So he lived in Venice, Italy and received his training from the Italians. While in Italy, he had his Gondola built. Located in City Park, the gondola is fully equipped with an on-board sound system, so your favorites, such as Andrea Bocceli may be heard wafting through the moss draped oak trees that line the old Bayou Metairie at City Park. Your port of embarkation is at Big Lake, just adjacent to the New Orleans Museum of Art.