The Big Easy | 1986
A body is discovered in the fountain of Piazza d’Italia on Poydras Street, near Tchoupitoulas Street, on of several ‘European’ – French, Spanish, British – themed piazzas in the area. McSwain takes Osborne to Tipitina’s, the famous music joint and local institution, though this is a studio recreation. Never mind, you can visit the real Tipitina’s, 501 Napoleon Avenue at Tchoupitoulas Street.
Osborne, obviously doing pretty well for herself, later receives a phone call at Antoine’s, 713 St Louis Street, a classy but expensive French-Creole restaurant in the French Quarter. Opened in 1840, it’s claimed to be the oldest eaterie in the US under continuous family ownership.