Author archives: Carly Drake

Lüke Restaurant of New Orleans

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Upon first glance at Lüke restaurant of New Orleans’ menu, German dishes like Chappapeela Pork Schnitzel and Flammenkuchen can be seen mingling with French dishes such as, Le Grand Plateau De Fruits De Mer and cavorting with Cajun dishes like Shrimp Cavatelli Etouffee. One is quickly reminded of two things. First, you are in New Orleans, where pretense is[...]

The Library Hotel

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Nestled between the New York Public Library’s flagship location, and Grand Central Station, The Library Hotel is a book nerd’s paradise. The ivy and brick glad building rests on the corner of Madison Ave and 41st, in all of its neo-gothic glory, and is surrounded by the 100 bronze literary plates that line the infamous “Library Way.” What’s fun about this[...]