Being a twenty-something becoming an adult in New Orleans is a roller coaster ride! Babes & Beignets is the go-to resource for babes living la vida NOLA. For lovers of happy hour, entertaining, brunch, local shopping, the hottest events, the occasional venture outside of the city & more – it’s all here! Sharing our love of New Orleans, and connecting with those who share that love is what we are most passionate about.
We were named one of the 12 New Orleans Food Instagram Accounts to Follow by Paste Magazine in 2016, and spoke on the main stage at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week in March, 2017!

Meet Alessandra

Alessandra is a social media extraordinaire who works as a Social Media & Influencer Marketing Media Buyer from 9 -5. Originally from Guatemala City, Guatemala she became a New Orleanian in 2013 and hasn’t been able to find a tastier place since. You can literally run into her on a sidewalk on Magazine Street taking photos for her Instagram, find her in her test kitchen uncovering the ins and outs of NOLA cuisine, or sipping cocktails at her new favorite rooftop bar Monkey Board.

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Meet Maggie

Maggie is a passionate communications specialist in New Orleans. You can find her running through her neighborhood in the mornings, doing power yoga in the afternoon, and discussing the best new NOLA desserts while sipping a glass of wine in the evenings. Her love for the food of the city is rivaled only by her excitement for the next adventure New Orleans has to offer.

Meet our contributing writers here.
  1. “10 lies NOLA babes tell” Oh my, you ladies are hilarious! It is so funny how some things never change. Well, only the club names and DJs change over time. These are the same lies that were told in the 70s, 80s and occasionally now. My daughters sent me this link and I think it is great for an afternoon chuckle. Great Job!

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