WWOZ’s “Festing in Place”, an Alternative Way to Celebrate the NOLA Jazz Fest
Jazz Fest was supposed to start today, but it was a casualty of COVID-19. There are still things to celebrate, though. Music, in general. Jazz Fest music, in particular. WWOZ is hosting “Festing in Place: An On-Air Festival” on the radio and live-streaming. Yay!
Old Movies to the Rescue!
The Grill-Meister and I have been watching a fair amount of old movies in the evenings during this coronavirus crisis. Bob Mondello, NPR’s movie critic, is on the same page.
“Stay the Heck at Home” TCM Classic Film Festival 2020
TCM has found an alternative, innovative and high-spirited way to go forward with their film festival, stopping the coronovirus from killing the event altogether.
New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: Making Crawfish Bread at Home
We are in anticipation mode again – y’all know we love our Jazz Fest! – and looking to stoke up our NOLA daydreams via our tastebuds. This time, we chose something totally new to our kitchen: crawfish bread.
New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: Watching Susan Spicer Make a Fried Oyster Salad
Chef Susan Spicer of Bayona did a captivating cooking demonstration at Jazz Fest in 2019.
A Chicken-Fried Good Time in New Orleans is In Our Future
From Shoofly Magazine: A simple story about a food festival grows to epic proportions when it kicks off the search for some of New Orelans’ best fried chicken.
A Little Bit of Americana Deep in the Heart of Texas
Americana abounds at the 2018 Chili Cookoff in tiny Round Top, Texas (pop. 90).
Arepas Revisited, with Input from Edinburgh and The Pleasant Peasant
A multinational look at arepas, the traditional Venezuelan bread stuffed with various fillings. They are a big hit at the Edinburgh Farmer’s Market.
New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: Food at the Festival and the Foodie’s Dilemma
Jazz Fest eating is so food-truck-trashy-tasty good that you simply have to eat it. How to pick from over 250 options? How to save room for NOLA restaurants?