New Orleans African American Museum of Art, Culture & History
Well-presented museum exhibiting rotating displays of local artists and more semipermanent installations on slavery and African American...
St Augustine's Church
The 1824 church is the second-oldest African American Catholic church in the US; many jazz funeral processions originate here. It has...
Backstreet Cultural Museum
This is the place to see one facet of this town's distinctive customs – its African American side – and how they're expressed in daily...
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 ‘he Universe.’ The...
The name says it all: this is a grocery store/take-out 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. The fried chicken is excellent, the hot sausages may be better and the bread pudding is divine. Our one gripe is the gumbo, which was more like thin brown water.