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The Napoleon House
     

The Napoleon House

by Kerri McCaffety (Photographer)
 

A Mecca for civilized drinking, a Waterloo for thirst. From a plot to hide Bonaparte in the home to its time as an Italian grocery, the "Napoleon House" enjoys a vibrant history. Today the Napoleon House serves fine wines and New Orleans cocktails fit for the emperor himself. Signature recipes are illustrated, including Napoleon House Bruschetta and the Pimm's Cup.

Overview

A Mecca for civilized drinking, a Waterloo for thirst. From a plot to hide Bonaparte in the home to its time as an Italian grocery, the "Napoleon House" enjoys a vibrant history. Today the Napoleon House serves fine wines and New Orleans cocktails fit for the emperor himself. Signature recipes are illustrated, including Napoleon House Bruschetta and the Pimm's Cup. Through historic quotes and luminous photography, one of the world's great bars comes alive on these pages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780970933669
Publisher:
Vissi d'Arte Books
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Pages:
118
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Mikko Macchione has been writing about New Orleans history for decades. He brings a rich, layered approach gained through years as a tour guide in the city. Macchione has a strong affinity for Napoleon having written and starred in the award winning play Jour de Gloire, a chronicle of the rise and fall of Napoleon. Macchione lives in New Orleans.

Kerri McCaffety counts among her accolades a Gold Lowell Thomas Award from the Society of American Travel Writers and an Author of the Year award from the New Orleans Gulf South Booksellers Association. Her books with Pelican include Obituary Cocktail: The Great Saloons of New Orleans; The Majesty of St. Charles Avenue; Etouffée, Mon Amour: The Great Restaurants of New Orleans; Napoleon House; St. Joseph Altars; The Majesty of the French Quarter; Visions of the Vieux Carré; The Majesty of St. Francisville; and Let’s Walk the French Quarter.

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