[StBernard] The ABC ' s NOLA style

Westley Annis westley at da-parish.com
Sat Mar 28 23:47:19 EDT 2009

The ABC ' s NOLA style

A is for Audubon Park, Azaleas, the Absinthe House, Antoine's,
Arnaud's, Algiers, Arabi, Architecture and "Ain't dere no more".

B is for the Big easy, Bless you boys, Buddy D, Tom Benson,
Bienville, Bacchus, Beignets, Bananas Foster, Mr. Bingle, Brake tag
stations, Barq's and Benny Grunch.

c is for Crescent City, Canal and Claiborne, Cajuns, Carondelet,
Creoles, crawfish, Cafe au lait, Cafe du Monde, Calliopes on steamboats,
Chalmette, Commander's, City Park, Charity Hospital, Camellia Grill,
Confederacy of Dunces and the Crescent City Connection.

D is for Deuce and Drew, Dawlin', Dis n' Dat, Downtown, Delgado,
"Dey all axed fo you," and D. H. Holmes...

E is for Emeril's, Ersters, Endymion and Essence.

F is for the French Quarter, Fleur-de-lis, French Market, de Ferry,
Faubourg Marigny, First you make a roux, and Frostop.

G is for Gumbo, Gris-Gris, Galatoire's, Gentilly, Garden District,
Green Wave, Godchaux's, Go by yo mamma's house and Gretna .

H is for Hubig pies, Hornets, Hurricanes, Harry Connick Jr., the
Huey P., Half shell, Hap Glaudi, How y'all are? and Hammond Hwy.

I is for Irma, the sweet soul queen, Iberville, Irish Channel, I
done tol' you a hunnert times, Ignatious J. Reilly and Izzat so?

J is for Jazzfest, Jazz funerals, Jambalaya and Jackson Square .

K is for K-Paul's, K-Doe, Kingcakes, Krystal burgers, K & B, Krewes,
K-Ville (and another K we won't mention)

L is for Lucky dogs, Lagniappe, Landrieu, Lee Circle, Lower Nint'
Ward, Louis Prima, Liver n' Onions, Labiche's, Lenfants, and Lafitte's
Blacksmith Shop.

M is for Mardi Gras, the Mannings, Morgus, Mandina's, makin'
groceries, Magazine Street, Municipal Auditorium, Marie Leveau, Muffulettas,
Mirlitons, McKenzie's, Monkey Hill and Maison Blanche.

N is for N'Awlins, Nutrias, Neutral ground, the Natchez, Nectar
Sodas and No left turn signs.

O is for "Only in New Orleans ," Olympia Brass Band and Orpheus..

P is for Pete Fountain, Pelicans, Preservation Hall, Popeye's,
Pirates Alley, Plum Street Snowballs, Privateers, Pontchartrain Beach,
Po'boys and Pistolettes.

Q is for Queens, da Quarters and Quiche Lorraine.

R is for Remoulade, Rex, Rampart, Riverview, Red beans, Red Fish
Grill, Red snapper, Ralph's on the Park and R&O's.

S is for Saints, Satchmo, St. Louis Cathedral, the Superdome, Second
line, Streetcars, Sally-Ann, Spud, Saenger Theatre, Snug Harbor, Sugar Bowl,
Snowballs, Storyland, and Schwegmann's.

T is for Tulane, Treme, Tipitinas, Tchoupitoulas, Tastee Donuts,
Tabasco , Tennessee Williams, Trout Amandine, T'row me sumthin' mistuh and
Turtle soup.

U is for UNO, Uglesich's and Upperline.

V is for Voodoo, Veterans, Vince Vance and the Valiants and Visco's.

W is for Where y'at?, Westwego, Whitney clocks, the Warehouse, West
End and Who dat say dey gonna beat dem Saints?

X is for Xavier and the 'X' on your house after the hurricane.

Y is for Yo Mama Nem, Yats, Ye Olde College Inn, Yams and Ya know
what I mean?

Z is for Zulu, Zydeco, Zatarain's, Zion churches, the Zephyr, and da
Zoo - where dey all axed fo you.

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