New Orleans is known for its distinctive cuisine, rich in flavor and history. But, sometimes it’s the new kids on the block that can shake things up, making way for innovative, delectable additions to the food scene. Pop-ups shine with small-batch items made with locally-sourced ingredients, all boasting a homemade touch. Check out some of our current favorite pop-up purveyors below—and be sure to follow their social media for the best ways to order.
With flavors like Peanut Butter Brownie, Cold Brew, and Vegan Blueberry Crisp, Lucy Boone Ice Cream is worth seeking out. Find pints of the good stuff at locations like Hey Cafe & Coffee Roastery and Coffee Science in New Orleans.
You can tell that they make their bread with love at Viola Heritage Breads. Choose from standard brioche, sweet potato rosemary loaf, oats and seeds loaf, plus cornbread, tea cakes, and more available for order online.
If you’re craving a little something sweet and a little something savory, Dips & Sweets Nola is the pop-up for you. Satisfy that sweet tooth with a brownie, cookie, brookie—heck, they even have an Oreo-brownie confection. Don’t sleep on the savory side, with options like mushroom paté and pimento cheese dip bringing everything into balance. DM to order on Instagram.
The bagels from Flour Moon are almost too pretty to eat. Choose from pumpernickel-everything, sea salt, onion-sumac, and all the cream cheese you can dream of. Pick ‘em up at Coffee Science.
Small batch jams in the flavors of pear & elderflower, fig & lemon, and strawberry vanilla are just some of the offerings at Jamboree Jams, which are locally made and can be found in store or online. If you’re lucky enough, you’ll also get to try some of their homemade jam-filled donuts. Keep an eye on their Instagram for updates.
Order directly from vendors with Crescent City Farmers Market. Seasonal produce, honey, dairy, and seafood are available for pre-order at various locations throughout the week.