We don’t have snow ball fights in New Orleans and we leave off the ‘w’ when we spell sno. When we talk about New Orleans sno-balls we smile and we lick our lips and rub our bellies. Summertime is sno-ball season in New Orleans no matter how you spell it. Stay at a real New Orleans B&B and you’ll learn everything you need to know about New Orleans sno-balls. Listen to your innkeeper and you’ll taste some of the best sno-balls in the city, too.
SNO-BALL SEASON IN NEW ORLEANS IS A MAGICAL TIME OF YEAR.
Every season is a magical time of year in New Orleans, of course. All of New Orleans’ neighborhoods have their favorite sno-ball stands. There will be one located a few streets away from your New Orleans B&B’s address. Guess which sno-ball stand is the best in the city? It’s that one.
For those who don’t know, a sno-ball is a cup of shaved ice doused with flavored syrup. The results of 2017’s sales haven’t yet been released., but here is a list of the top 10 sno-ball flavors of 2016 (2018 will be similar, we’re sure):
2. Tiger’s Blood
4. Blue Raspberry
5. Piña Colada
7. Wedding Cake
IT’S SNO-BALL SEASON IN NEW ORLEANS. CLAP YOUR HANDS!
There are as more flavors of sno-balls than there are colors of the rainbow or ways that people can be happy in New Orleans. Sno-ball season, roughly around March to November, is when New Orleans comes alive with iced flavors that are sampled and savored with relish. Consider the stuffed sno-ball: it contains a scoop of ice cream. Consider trying a sno-ball with condensed milk added to the syrup—it’s delicious.
Sno-ball connoisseurs all have their own opinions of which flavor is the most refreshing and invigorating. Ask a local. Ask a New Orleans B&B innkeeper. Discover a side of New Orleans that you didn’t know existed. There is a lot about New Orleans that you will only discover by staying at a New Orleans B&B.
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