Evocative atmosphere make it a spectacular place to be
Location: LA-New Orleans
Story Date: 7/14/2019
Author: Adam Erace
The Elysian Bar in New Orleans’ Marigny neighborhood occupies the 150-year-old rectory of Saints Peter & Paul. Set behind a gated garden of pygmy palms, the building is an inviting confection of brick and marzipan stucco. I don’t so much walk through the arched doorway as a magnetizing presence inside summons me forth, the single gas lantern flickering above my head like biblical tongues.
Place Category: Food & Drink and Lodging
Story Category: Review of a Place