Southern Food and Beverage Museum & Museum of the American Cocktail
The Southern Food & Beverage Museum is a nonprofit living history organization dedicated to the discovery, understanding and celebration of the food, drink and culture through the eyes of the South.
While based in New Orleans, the Museum examines and celebrates all the cultures that have come together through the centuries to create the South's unique culinary heritage. SoFAB also hosts special exhibits, demonstrations, lectures and tastings that showcase the food and drink of the South.
This is a fun foodie museum on a historic main street. There are several wonderful dining options nearby.
“Great market for a delicious lunch or make a list of groceries and grab and go. ”
“Local trumpetist/composer Irvin Mayfield, hosts a live Wednesday jazz jam in which the audience may join in and sing, play an instrument, or just sip on specialty cocktails and listen.”
“Recently renovated theater in the CBD. They have a great lineup of music, comedy, and performances. I have seen a variety of concerts and comedy shows here and am always impressed.”
“The McKenna Museum sits in a renovated historic home, hosting a private collection from a local Dr George McKenna and his wife, Leah McKenna. Leah McKenna was the first African American principle in a New Orleans integrated schools. "The McKenna museum seeks to make fine art from the African diaspora accessible to visitors of all ages." The museum is an event space and available via appointment only. It is the sister museum to Le Musee de f.p.c.”
“Possibly the absolute best cup of coffee in town. Exclusively pour over preparation. Besides coffee and espresso, they also curate an incredible tea selection. Expert staff. Worth waiting for.”