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DookyChaseQL.jpgDooky Chase isn't just a great restaurant?it's also "among a dwindling number of civil rights landmarks remaining in New Orleans," writes Mary Foster of the Associated Press. Local and national civil rights leaders, both white and black, used to meet in the restaurant, and owner Leah Chase says that "many of the nation's advances in equality were planned at her tables more than 50 years ago." [AP]

Dooky Chase Restaurant

2301 Orleans Avenue, , LA 70119 (504) 821-0600 Visit Website

Dooky Chase

2301 Orleans Ave., New Orleans, LA