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Mother in a Bar: a search for Wisconsin-style civility in New Orleans

Editor’s note: This is the first of the “Baby in a Bar”-categorized posts–foreign dispatches that compare and contrast Wisconsin’s culture to others.

Hangover food at the Clover Grill on Bourbon Street. Photo: Jamie Peacock, Jan 8, 2010

As we walked the streets of the New Orleans French Quarter in the sweltering June heat, we knew we were in for a battle. We were hungry. We were thirsty. We were hot. But, we also had two dogs and a baby in tow. We wanted indoor, air-conditioned seating that would serve us food.

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