Everyone knows that New Orleans is a fun place, and that it has a rich and colorful history. What they might not know, however, is that this town is responsible for some pretty amazing inventions (and yes, the “Huge Ass Beer” is among the greatest, but no, it did not make the list). Here, for the record, are the best things to have been originated in the Big Easy. You're welcome, planet Earth.
It is, and will always be, the first truly American art form, and no one will deny that it was invented in the Crescent City. In fact, “The Birthplace of Jazz,” is NOLA’s unofficial nickname.