United Fruit Company
New Orleans Cotton Exchange
Some would say New Orleans was built on cotton. In the mid-19th century, when one-third of all cotton produced in the USA was routed...
Edgar Degas painted The Cotton Market in New Orleans while visiting his uncle’s office in this building in 1873.
Bergeron Studio & Gallery
This gallery has a superb collection of historic photographs by key artists who worked in New Orleans over the past century, from Pops...
Off the lobby of the fashionable International House Hotel, Loa is a great place to grab a daytime drink or nighttime gander. Everyone...
John Besh’s letter of love to the working-class bistro has an elegantly simple tiled interior and menu that will make you reconsider the...
Lonely Planet review
A cornucopia of tropical produce graces the entrance to this building. The United Fruit Company, infamous for controversial neocolonial practices in Central America, was based here from the 1930s until the 1970s. For many decades, the company held a virtual monopoly on the banana trade throughout much of the world. It’s now part of Chiquita Brands International, based in Cincinnati, OH.