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Thursday, January 25, 2018

New York Times '52 Places to Go' reporter: No one walks on the streets after dark in New Orleans

Posted By on Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 2:15 PM

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Well, here's something from a New York Times reporter that the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau won't be touting (for a change):
That's the Twitter account of Jada Yuan, The New York Times' "52 Places to Go" reporter, who will be traveling the globe over the next year, reporting from the Times' much-touted list of travel destinations — of which New Orleans was No. 1, baby. (Based on Yuan's observation, it's more like No. 1 with a bullet.)

The world's top tourist destination where you can't leave the house after dark? That may seem contradictory, but it's also very 2018, yes?

Nevertheless, Yuan likes us; she really likes us, even though we're "dangerous territory":

She also liked Dat Dog, where a counterman made her that N'awlins spécialité de la maison, a Chicago dog, and a vet fashioned her a napkin rose, News With a Twist style:
New Orleans Twitter, as is its wont, cast a sideeye at the whole matter:

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