Le Musée de f.p.c.
Inside a lovely 1859 Greek revival mansion in the Upper Tremé, this museum showcases a 30-year collection of artifacts, documents,...
New Orleans African American Museum
At press time this small museum was in the midst of a $6 million renovation and closed to visitors. Before closing, the museum displayed...
Deep in the Tremé, the Candlelight looks like a bunker on the outside and…a slightly nicer bunker on the inside. Most nights it’s a...
Willie Mae's Scotch House
Willie Mae’s has been dubbed some of the best fried chicken in the world by the James Beard Foundation, the Food Network and other...
2301 Orleans Ave · interesting places nearby
Dooky Chase information
Ray Charles wrote ‘Early in the Morning’ about Dooky’s; civil rights leaders used it as informal headquarters in the 1960s; and Barack Obama ate here after his inauguration. Leah Chase’s labor of love is the backbone of the Tremé, and her buffets are the stuff of legend. Top-notch gumbo and excellent fried chicken are served in a white-linen dining room to office workers and ladies who lunch.
The vegetarian gumbo z’herbes, served on Thursday during Lent, is the great New Orleans dish done green with mustards, beet tops, spinach, kale, collards and Leah knows what else; committed carnivores should give it a try.