A meal meant so much more


The first world war was barely over and the Prohibition Era only a few months away when Arnaud’s opened its doors at 813 Bienville Street in 1918. Inside those big-windowed brick buildings with Italian-tiled floors, Prohibition rules didn’t exist. Actually, a lot of rules didn’t exist save one near and dear to Count (a self-titled addition) Arnaud: the pursuit of pleasure at the table. A meal that is just a meal, he believed, was a wasted opportunity for enhancing one’s life.

Read more about this 100-year-old New Orleans restaurant at GoNola.

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