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...
St Augustine's Church
Open since 1841, ‘St Aug’s’ is the second-oldest African American Catholic church in the country, a place where Creoles, émigrés from St...
Backstreet Cultural Museum
Mardi Gras Indian suits grab the spotlight with dazzling flair – and finely crafted detail – in this informative museum, which examines...
K-Doe’s Mother-in-Law Lounge
Ernie K-Doe was famous for writing the song ‘Mother-in-Law’ and frequently proclaiming his ‘Emperorship of the Universe.’ His bar, the...
The name says it all: this is a grocery store–takeout that’s one of the best budget options in town for raw seafood and cooked hot...
1500 Esplanade Ave · interesting places nearby
Lil’ Dizzy’s information
One of the city’s great lunch spots, Dizzy’s does mean soul food specials in a historic shack owned by the Baquet family, who have forever been part of the culinary backbone of New Orleans. The fried chicken is excellent, the hot sausages may be better and the bread pudding is divine.