Top Choice Music in French Quarter

Louisiana Music Factory

Here’s your first stop if you’re looking for music. The selection of new and used CDs delves deep into New Orleans and Louisiana musical culture, with recordings from the 1900s to this week. The listening stations a…
Top Choice Barber in Garden, Lower Garden & Central City

Aidan Gill for Men

Shave and a haircut…40 bits. Or $40. Apiece. But who’s counting at this suave barbershop, where smartly dressed mobsters of the Prohibition era would surely have felt comfortable? It’s all about looking neat and sty…
Top Choice Gifts & Souvenirs in Mid-City & the Tremé

F&F Botanica Spiritual Supply

Hesitant to enter a 'voodoo store'? Don't worry, staff couldn't be more helpful at this jam-packed shop that's lined with colorful candles. Forget all the fake voodoo shops in the French Quarter; this is a genuine P…
Top Choice Cosmetics in French Quarter

Fifi Mahony's

New Orleans is the most costume-crazy city in the USA, and Fifi Mahony's is the place to go to don a wig. There's a stunning selection of hairpieces here that runs the gamut from the glittered to the beehived, prese…
Food in French Quarter

Leah’s Pralines

In the heart of the French Quarter, this old candy shop specializes in that special Creole confection, the praline. Here you’ll get some of the very best in town. If you’ve already tried pralines elsewhere and decid…
Books in French Quarter

Faulkner House Books

The erudite owner of this former residence of author William Faulkner sells rare first editions and new titles.
Clothing in Garden, Lower Garden & Central City

Trashy Diva

It isn’t really as scandalous as the name suggests, except by Victorian standards. Diva’s specialty is sassy 1940s- and '50s-style cinched, hourglass dresses and belle epoque undergarments – lots of corsets, lace an…
Food in French Quarter

Southern Candy Makers

Sweet-smelling confections with a Southern accent are created in this neat little shop. A visit is guaranteed to put a big ol’ Dolly Parton smile on your face. The toffee is divine and the pralines are to die for. T…
Antiques in French Quarter

Collectible Antiques

You never know what you’ll find between the piles of old furniture stacked along the walls of this large, garagelike emporium of tantalizing junk. Perhaps you collect old photographic portraits from long defunct stu…
Clothing in Uptown & Riverbend

Uptown Costume & Dancewear

A one-stop emergency shop for anyone caught completely unprepared for Mardi Gras, Halloween or any other occasion that calls for a disguise. It’s an emporium of goofy get-ups, packed with boas, masks, Elvis capes, b…