Ralph's on the Park News
New Orleans' Best Bars 2011: Ralph's on the Park Named "Power Bar"
Whether you're out with your parents or out at four in the morning (or both!), our annual survey has you covered
by: Kevin Allman, Will Coviello, Lauren LaBorde, Ian McNulty, Missy Wilkinson and Alex Woodward
Some people are known to get drunk with power, but those who truly know how to wield power also know how to take the edge off a busy day. While many local bars provide the perfect backdrop for easing into the evening, several are known as places to catch the movers and shakers of New Orleans and Jefferson Parish hatching (or closing) the latest deals — or trading stories and taking victory laps — over favorite libations. Here are the local favorites.
Ralph's On The Park (900 City Park Ave., 488-1000; www.ralphsonthepark.com)
Nestled in a neighborhood landmark across from the original entrance to City Park, Ralph's on the Park offers great dining as well as the perfect setting for after-hours business meetings along the U-shaped bar. The bar features a full array of wines by the glass along with premium brands, as well as live piano music and tables for those who want to dine among the power conversations. Many consider it a perfect stopping-off point for the ride home to Mid-City, Lakeview or Metairie.
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