Inside New Orleans Museum of Art
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Lately we’ve seen some popular chefs become attached to projects well outside the purview of traditional restaurants. In seeking to distinguish themselves, establishments as diverse as movie theaters, museums and racetracks have beefed up their concessions to set themselves apart from the pack. The result: good news for food lovers.
Exhibiting your appetite
Two of our museums house dining options branded with high-profile chefs. The New Orleans Museum of Art features Café NOMA by the Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group, and The National World War II Museum houses The American Sector by John Besh. Both elevate typical museum dining, mirroring a trend in other cities like New York, where museums seek amenities that distinguish themselves much as their collections. Also, at the neighborhood level, The Green Dot Café in Broadmoor’s new Rosa Keller Library offers coffee, sandwiches and pastries in a sunny atrium setting.
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