A Depression Era Guide To New Orleans

Court of the Two Sisters, 615 Royal St.; proprietor, Jimmie Cooper. Open Sundays and weekdays. Lunch, 12 to 2.30, 50 cents; dinner, 5 to 10.30, 60 cents to $1.

The Court of the Two Sisters possesses an interesting background. The courtyard, originally one of the finest in New Orleans, is quite large, and still attractive with its old willow and fig trees. It is a favorite spot for dining in the summer. Seafood dinners and chicken dinners are featured.


Patio Royal, 417 Royal St.; proprietor, Mrs. Jeanne Castellanos. Open weekdays; lunch, 11.30 A.M. to 3 P.M., 75 cents to $1; dinner, 5 to 9 P.M., $1; Sunday night supper dances, 8 P.M. to 12, $1.50. Bar open from 10 A.M. to 9 P.M.

Patio Royal, located in the old Paul Morphy Home, has many beautiful and striking features. The Spanish Room is furnished with treasures from abroad rugs from Algeria, tapestry and brass from Morocco, torcheres from Granada, lamps from Seville, and red straw-bottomed chairs from Paris. Two lovely wrought-iron gates swing under the arches separating the Spanish Room from the dining-room proper. The porte-cochere entrance leads from the dining-room into a passage way, embellished with large stone jars, to an attractive courtyard in the back.

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