Rolling a couple of Ritz-Carlton New Orleans posts together, because I haven’t done one from NOLA in a few years. This is the last time we got a suite (it was an upgrade, super nice):
The view from our room was the world’s best Walgreen’s neon
If you’re wondering…
We saw Jeremy Davenport playing downstairs with his band — when he introduced them, he didn’t give their real names, and gave lawyer names from TV instead…including Chip Forstall, Juan LaFonta…I think we may have been the only ones in on the joke because everyone else was like “oh, that Juan is so good…” ha!
The concierge lounge is large:
…and I love seeing what their big floral arrangement in the lobby will be, especially because I always think of Shug’s first hotel visit which was this one.
Here he is in ’07 (and now he’s grown to about 5’10” soooo):
Our latest stay there was in June — and the arrangement this time:
We had just a regular room this time:
love all the marble
Our view at night:
It was raining really hard one day, so we just stayed in for lunch at M Bistro:
Shug had Crawfish Monica:
…Shug had a hamburger, and I was boring and had the Caesar Salad:
…and this is the Davenport Lounge, and we got to see him perform again one evening