How To Have The Best Kind Of Cram Session In New Orleans
Start writing a post
Lifestyle

How To Have The Best Kind Of Cram Session In New Orleans

Put the books down, pick the fork up.

36
How To Have The Best Kind Of Cram Session In New Orleans
Turkey and the Wolf

We've all been there; it's the night before a big final exam, and you have to cram as much information into your head as you possibly can. In between all that studying, though, don't forget to make time for the best kind of cram session - the kind where you cram as much food into your mouth as you possibly can. While you're catching up on all the things you didn't pay attention to before, finals season is also the perfect time to catch up on all the restaurants you haven't gotten around to trying yet. Here are some of the most cram-worthy newcomers in NOLA that you may have missed:

1. Turkey and the Wolf

Recently named one of the "5 best new restaurants in New Orleans in 2016" by The Times-Picayune, Turkey and the Wolf delivers decadent comfort foods with a quirky twist. Pig out on their rave-reviewed sandwiches like this chicken fried steak monstrosity, or their "not sandwiches" like the deviled eggs topped with fried chicken skins. Plus, you can do extra cramming during their happy hour, every day from 3pm - 6pm.

2. Bakery Bar

The name says it all - it's a bakery and a bar. With dreamy desserts by Debbie Does Doberge, brunch until 3pm, shareable snacks, and drinks ranging from creative cocktails to hand-pressed cider, it's the perfect place to unwind with friends and pack in lots of tasty treats!

3. Little Korea BBQ

You need this bibimbap in your life. Having recently upgraded to a classy new Magazine Street location, Little Korea BBQ serves high-quality, authentic Korean cuisine that you absolutely can't miss. If you're making your cram session a group outing, try sharing something from the grill.

4. Part & Parcel

This Downtown hotspot is a modern delicatessen serving out-of-this-world sandwiches like "The Pirate's Catch," a lobster and gulf shrimp loaf, and "Get The Muff Outta Here," a take on the muffaletta. They, too, feature a daily happy hour from 3pm - 8pm for some casual face-stuffing.

5. Fat Boy Pantry

This place has it all - awesome sandwiches, fresh-squeezed juice, fresh-brewed coffee, and house-made ice cream that can be whipped into a variety of creations from milkshakes to Sundays. If you're a Fat Boy at heart like me, this is a cram session must. As their Facebook page declares: "It has NOTHING to do with size or gender. Anyone can be a Fat Boy!"

6. HiVolt Bakery

Everyone knows breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so no cram session would be complete without the best muffins in New Orleans. Their Lower Garden District location has already been an established coffee favorite, but the new spot Uptown is building quite the loyal following of its own. (Besides, if you are actually studying for finals, good coffee is your best friend.)

7. Tal's Hummus

Who doesn't love hummus? Head to Tal's for some of the best in town, and eat your fill of pita bread. Or, if you want to cram from the comfort of your couch, you can order online and have it delivered!

8. Drip Affogato Bar

Finally, finish strong and maximize your dessert sampling with a flight (or two) from Drip. Combine coffee and ice cream for an endless variety of affogatos, like peppermint hot chocolate or bananas foster. When you're all done with finals, this is certainly a sweet way to celebrate!


Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
the beatles
Wikipedia Commons

For as long as I can remember, I have been listening to The Beatles. Every year, my mom would appropriately blast “Birthday” on anyone’s birthday. I knew all of the words to “Back In The U.S.S.R” by the time I was 5 (Even though I had no idea what or where the U.S.S.R was). I grew up with John, Paul, George, and Ringo instead Justin, JC, Joey, Chris and Lance (I had to google N*SYNC to remember their names). The highlight of my short life was Paul McCartney in concert twice. I’m not someone to “fangirl” but those days I fangirled hard. The music of The Beatles has gotten me through everything. Their songs have brought me more joy, peace, and comfort. I can listen to them in any situation and find what I need. Here are the best lyrics from The Beatles for every and any occasion.

Keep Reading...Show less
Being Invisible The Best Super Power

The best superpower ever? Being invisible of course. Imagine just being able to go from seen to unseen on a dime. Who wouldn't want to have the opportunity to be invisible? Superman and Batman have nothing on being invisible with their superhero abilities. Here are some things that you could do while being invisible, because being invisible can benefit your social life too.

Keep Reading...Show less
Featured

19 Lessons I'll Never Forget from Growing Up In a Small Town

There have been many lessons learned.

82284
houses under green sky
Photo by Alev Takil on Unsplash

Small towns certainly have their pros and cons. Many people who grow up in small towns find themselves counting the days until they get to escape their roots and plant new ones in bigger, "better" places. And that's fine. I'd be lying if I said I hadn't thought those same thoughts before too. We all have, but they say it's important to remember where you came from. When I think about where I come from, I can't help having an overwhelming feeling of gratitude for my roots. Being from a small town has taught me so many important lessons that I will carry with me for the rest of my life.

Keep Reading...Show less
​a woman sitting at a table having a coffee
nappy.co

I can't say "thank you" enough to express how grateful I am for you coming into my life. You have made such a huge impact on my life. I would not be the person I am today without you and I know that you will keep inspiring me to become an even better version of myself.

Keep Reading...Show less
Student Life

Waitlisted for a College Class? Here's What to Do!

Dealing with the inevitable realities of college life.

169239
college students waiting in a long line in the hallway
StableDiffusion

Course registration at college can be a big hassle and is almost never talked about. Classes you want to take fill up before you get a chance to register. You might change your mind about a class you want to take and must struggle to find another class to fit in the same time period. You also have to make sure no classes clash by time. Like I said, it's a big hassle.

This semester, I was waitlisted for two classes. Most people in this situation, especially first years, freak out because they don't know what to do. Here is what you should do when this happens.

Keep Reading...Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments