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The Court of Two Sisters

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In the heart of the New Orleans’ historic French Quarter is the famous restaurant known as “The Court of Two Sisters”. The restaurant is named so in honor of the two Creole sisters, Emma and Bertha Camors, who had owned the property  and sold clothing to the aristocracy of New Orleans during the late 19th century. In the 1960s the property was converted into a restaurant.

When my friend and I had been strolling down Royal Street we had been mainly distracted by the extravagant art galleries, specialty jewelery stores and opulent antique shops. It was easy to miss this culinary gem when walking past its simple facade. Beside their white washed windows there is a dimly lit arched alleyway that emerges onto a lavish courtyard with a canopy made up entirely of winding wisteria. In the evenings the strings of light woven into the overhead branches play off the…

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