A cozy patio dining spot in New Orleans (often referred to as "The Big Easy" or "NOLA"), United States of America. New Orleans is world famous for it's Cajun cuisine. Popular items include beignets (French donuts), Po-boys, crawfish, gumbo and other creole dishes.
The city is named after the Duke of Orleans, who reigned as Regent for Louis XV from 1715 to 1723, as it was established by French colonists and strongly influenced by their and African cultures. It is well known for its distinct French and Spanish Creole architecture, as well as its cross-cultural and multilingual heritage. New Orleans is also famous for its cuisine, music (particularly as the birthplace of jazz), and its annual celebrations and festivals, most notably Mardi Gras, dating to French colonial times. The city is often referred to as the "most unique" in the United States.
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