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A Chicken-Fried Good Time in New Orleans is In Our Future

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.

Finally, a Trip to K-Paul’s in New Orleans

Finally, a Trip to K-Paul’s in New Orleans

Paul Prudhomme’s cookbooks started a family tradition, and K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen is part of it.

Suire’s Wows Again: I’m in Love with Their Crawfish Fettucini

Suire’s Wows Again: I’m in Love with Their Crawfish Fettucini

Crawfish Fettuccini from Suire’s was the perfect complement to our crab cake experiment. Creamy, spicy, homey, with tasty little morsels of crawfish. Wow!

Farmers Market in New Orleans – the Real Deal

Farmers Market in New Orleans – the Real Deal

The NOLA farmers market: no tchotchkes, doodads, gewgaws, knickknacks or trinkets here, just fine NOLA foodstuffs, friendly folks, and some fantastic music.

A Real Find in Cajun Country: Suire’s Grocery and Restaurant

A Real Find in Cajun Country: Suire’s Grocery and Restaurant

Looking for lunch on a recent trek home from New Orleans, we took the long way along the coast and found a treasure (and I do mean treasure) in the backroads of southern Louisiana. Suire’s Grocery and Restaurant has been serving delicious Cajun food to hungry travelers, locals and hunters since 1976. It was magic: the food, the ambience and especially the people. The Grill-Meister and I were enchanted.

Discovery on Magazine Street: Garlic Beignets at The Vintage

Discovery on Magazine Street: Garlic Beignets at The Vintage

A trek down Magazine Street in New Orleans reveals the existence of garlic beignets, a real treat at a neighborhood cafe called The Vintage.

Surrounded: A Photo from New Orleans

Surrounded: A Photo from New Orleans

I looked up in NOLA and saw these steeples framed by the traditional NOLA architectural elements of this stately home and a beautiful old oak tree.

New Orleans, the Kentucky Derby and a Boozy Bourbon Milk Punch

New Orleans, the Kentucky Derby and a Boozy Bourbon Milk Punch

Even though the traditional Kentucky Derby cocktail is the mint julep, the libation of choice for the Grill-Meister and me is the Bourbon Milk Punch. It is lusciously, sinfully rich – a milkshake for grownups.

Request from a Friend: Got New Orleans Trip Advice?

Request from a Friend: Got New Orleans Trip Advice?

A collection of tips for a good time in The Big Easy, compiled at the request of a friend. Prepare yourself for New Orleans trip envy. Let’s go now!

On August 29

On August 29

As Harvey now threatens Louisiana, The Storyteller has posted a very powerful reminder of Katrina’s force and the experience folks in New Orleans will never forget.

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: Making Chef Paul Prudhomme’s Blackened Fish at Home

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: Making Chef Paul Prudhomme’s Blackened Fish at Home

Building anticipation for the New Orleans Jazz Fest by cooking some of our favorite Louisiana recipes at home, like Paul Prudhomme’s blackened fish. Yum!

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation:  Food at the Festival and the Foodie’s Dilemma

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?

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation:  Frozen Bourbon Milk Punch

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: Frozen Bourbon Milk Punch

Bourbon Milk Punch from Bourbon House in New Orleans: if you’re of age and inclined to imbibe, this creamy, dreamy, thick elixir should be on your bucket list.

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation:  The Importance of Hats (and Bandanas)

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: The Importance of Hats (and Bandanas)

It can be very, very hot in New Orleans in early May, and the Jazz Fest sun is as strong as their chicory-laden coffee and those marvelous drinks they call Hurricanes. A hat is an imperative: trust me on this.

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation:  Bayona is a Foodie’s Delight

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: Bayona is a Foodie’s Delight

I have a “food crush” on New Orleans chef Susan Spicer. You’ll understand after you read the post, soak up the photos/atmosphere, and revel in the recipe.

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation:  This City is a Quirky Feast for the Eyes

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: This City is a Quirky Feast for the Eyes

The third post in a series about the New Orleans Jazz Festival covering food (restaurants and recipes), fun, music and travel tips. Hello Friends! As I mentioned in NOLA Jazz Fest 17 Post #1, we’re all jazzed up about going back to the New Orleans Jazz Fest […]


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