TUJAGUE’S New Orleans

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Painting of TAJAGUE’S by artist Mary DeSilva

Taujague’s is one of New orleans Great Grand Old Restaurants, is one of the Oldest still operating restaurants in America an is second oldest in New Orleans only to Antoine’s .. Opened before the Civil War in 1856, Tufague’s has been feeding New Orlian’s and visitors (Millions) to The Cresent City ever since. Did you know that the Grasshopper Cocktail was “Invented” here? Know I didn’t think you did. Neither did the people at the Stand-Up Bar at Tujague’s did when I was in there on Lundi Day 2007 and ordered one. Everyone was curious as I drank mine. I told them it was invented here and everyone got one. We had a grand time there that day where I stopped in for a couple Grasshoppers after having an 

awesome lunch of a Muffuletta at Central Grocery a few doors down on Decator Street. I then walked up the block to Cafe Du Monde for Beignets and Cafe au Lait before heading over to Tujague’s for the Grasshoppers and merriment at the famed Stand-Up Bar (No Seats) …

 

 

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Drinking “GRASSHOPPERS” with A Friend I Met at TAJAGUE’S Stand-Up Bar

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