If you're in New Orleans today for Mardi Gras, and all that bead-gathering has made you hungry, head to the aptly named Upperline Restaurant, on Upperline Street for a true taste of the Big Easy. Order the $40 "Taste of New Orleans" menu to sample seven classic dishes. Reservations highly recommended!
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