The former seat of government in colonial Louisiana now serves as the gateway to exploring the history of the state in general, and New...
Avart-Peretti House is where Tennessee Williams wrote A Streetcar Named Desire .
Louisiana State Museum
This institution operates several institutions across the state. The standouts here include the 1911 Cabildo , on the left of the...
Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré
Going strong since 1916, Le Petit Théâtre is one of the oldest theater groups in the country. In its Jackson Sq home the troupe offers...
For an unabashed tourist trap, Gumbo Shop (a) does pretty good gumbo, and (b) gets a fair amount of respect from locals, although we’ve...
610 Chartres St · interesting places nearby
Peeking in the window, you’ll see a battery of ancient copper pots that appear to have generations of dents tinkered out of their bottoms. Owner Patrick Dunne is an advocate of using, not merely collecting, culinary antiques. Follow his advice and add more ritual and elegance to your life with an antique café au lait bowl or an absinthe spoon for creating your evening cocktails. Don’t just pop open your champagne and pour it; chill it in a silver bucket. You get the idea. A visit to this shop can turn an ordinary dinner party into the classiest, most exotic to-do.