Food & Wine Magazine included The Roosevelt New Orleans in its list of the “Best Hotels of 2010.” See complete list by clicking the link below. The article will be published in the December issue.
Archive for November, 2010
Two names synonymous with indulgence and comfort have come together – Guerlain Spa at The Roosevelt New Orleans, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel.
The 12,500-square-foot Guerlain Spa offers five-star delivery of beauty and well-being treatments, including facial and body therapies, harmonizing massages, intensive hand and foot therapies, and dedicated men’s treatments. Gift cards for specific services, full- and partial-day spa experiences and hotel accommodation retreat packages are now available.
The Guerlain Spa, open to hotel guests and the general public, is accessible from the hotel lobby or Baronne Street. For more information and appointments, call (504) 335-3190 or click the link below. The spa is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
“The Sazerac Comes Back. In the early years of my reporting on the dining scene, in the 1970s, three restaurants competed for customers who liked formal, ceremonious service. All had maitres d’hotel well versed in fine points of service, and with personalities that dominated the room. They were dressed to not only the nines but the nineteens, as were the waiters. The chefs were European, but had much lower profiles than the man at the front door had. The tables were set with a complete array of china and silverware, including seldom-seen pieces as sauce spoons, fish forks and fish knives, and two kinds of soup spoons. Much service was performed on gueridons at the side of the table; many of the activities thereupon were accompanied by flames.”
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