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Biography of Brad Pitt
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04 November 2009

Biography of Brad PittThere aren’t many men in the world who wouldn’t love to be Brad Pitt. The actor has led somewhat of a charmed life since becoming a movie star. He was with Friends beauty Jennifer Aniston for years before getting together with Angelina Jolie. He’s a perennial threat to win the Sexiest Man Alive award.

To top all this off, Pitt’s a selfless humanitarian who’s planning on running for the Mayor of New Orleans - where he and Jolie moved their family to be closer to Katrina victims. Add to that the fact that he’s paid in excess of 20 million dollars to shoot a film and you have the makings of a dream life.

But Brad wasn’t always Brad. Born William Bradley Pitt on December 18, 1963 in Shawnee, Oklahoma, Brad and his family soon moved to Springfield, Missouri where the child was raised as a Southern Baptist. From a young age, Pitt displayed a flair for the spotlight.

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The Bistro at Maison De Ville serves the best meal in all New Orleans
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15 September 2009

The Bistro at Maison De Ville serves the best meal in all New OrleansThe world has its share of standalone restaurants that are opened by everyone from qualified chefs, famous celebrities, and the everyday cook, so there’s definitely not a shortage of places to eat when you’re on vacation.

However, sometimes it’s just too much of a hassle to travel from your hotel to a restaurant and back again. This is why hotel restaurants have really upped the ante in recent years, delivering fine cuisine to their many guests. One of the most celebrated hotel restaurants in the United States is the Bistro at Maison De Ville in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The hotel itself isn’t overly luxurious. Although it is on the high-end side of temporary living, and undoubtedly one of the best New Orleans has to offer, it’s not up there with the New York and Dubai hotels - but that’s just fine by the guests staying there.

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Top US Restaurant Review - Antoine's, New Orleans
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15 June 2009

Top US Restaurant Review - Antoine's, New OrleansMost commonly referred to as the Big Easy, New Orleans, Louisiana, is one of the most storied cities in America. With a population mostly comprised of descendants from the exiled French-Canadians and gold coast slaves, the true “melting pot” nature of America is personified in this city that sits below sea level. Not only has this city developed its own language, Cajun, but they also have a self-invented blended cuisine referred to as Creole. No other restaurant in Easy town serves up Narlins cooking like Antoine’s.

Antoine’s can be found on St. Louis Street in the French Quarter. For those who don’t know their way around New Orleans, the French Quarter is the only spot in the entire city that stands up above sea level. As such, Antoine’s was saved from the devastating water damage of hurricane Katrina, but the restaurant still took some heavy wind damage. Coming together, the community helped to rebuild the restaurant, and this 180-year-old establishment received a much needed makeover and all-around lifting of spirits.

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