Butterfly Garden & Insectarium
We'll be honest: if you're not a fan of bugs and creepy-crawlies, you may be happier elsewhere. Because at this lively museum, you'll do...
A supremely kid-friendly learning center that's a joy for budding entomologists. The Japanese garden dotted with whispering butterflies...
A Gallery for Fine Photography
This impressive gallery usually has prints such as William Henry Jackson’s early-20th-century views of New Orleans and EJ Bellocq’s rare...
House of Blues
House of Blues has put a lot of admirable work into making their New Orleans outpost distinctive: there’s tons of folk art and rustic,...
Salt N Pepper
First: early '90s hip-hop fans beware, this spot won't 'Push It' to new levels of culinary achievement (boo). Second: yup, looks like a...
Olivier’s is run by an African American–Creole family that’s been in the restaurant business for five generations, passing down and refining recipes over the decades. That heritage makes for some fine Creole dining. Go for the gumbo sampler to get an education in local cuisine before digging into specialties such as Creole rabbit, crab cakes and broiled catfish. Save room for bourbon-pecan pie.