Lemon Icebox Cake

For Christmas, I always make a ton of fudge and toffee to give out as gifts to friends, family and neighbors. Unfortunately, I also always procrastinate when it comes to getting tins in which to package said fudge and toffee. This past Christmas, I delayed way too long and no […]

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NOWFE Elevenses

All apologies for my two month absence! My beloved readers (all three of you?) deserve an explanation, but I’ve got nothing. Well, actually, I have been a little down and out. I severely sprained my ankle on the way to dim sum, knocking me out for three weeks. Oh! and […]

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Lettuce Eat!

Like having a tonic and lime at a bar, ordering a salad at a restaurant has long been associated with abstention and self-denial. In the 80s, salad was practically synonymous with dieting. A pile of iceberg (a nutritional nada, by the way) dotted with a few cherry tomatoes, sliced cucumber […]

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Stinkin’ Delicious

There are five elements: earth, air, fire, water, and garlic.” -Louis Diat If a recipe calls for two cloves of garlic, do you triple it? Are your steaks lavished lovingly in a heavy drizzle of garlic butter? When dining at an Italian restaurant, do you load up on the garlic […]

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Garden Varieties

Spring has officially sprung! The flowers are blooming, the bees are buzzing, ferns are stretching out tendrils from brick walls, and bright green mosses are forming lush, natural carpeting just about everywhere. When the rain takes a break, everyone in the Greater New Orleans Area is out and about enjoying […]

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Currying Flavor

Once upon a time, not so long ago, there was a dearth of great Indian cuisine in the GNO. But the restaurant scene, oh boy it is a-changin’! In the past decade, pandemic and hurricanes notwithstanding, the region has seen a huge influx of Mexican restaurants (tacos a-go-go), Thai food, […]

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Two New Vendors at St. Roch Market

Marigny foodhall St. Roch Market has added not one, but two new Caribbean-influenced vendors to their roster, Hype Eatz and Tropical Cabana. New Orleans-native and Delgado graduate Brandon Robinson has launched Hype Eatz, a new stand at St. Roch. As evidenced by their singular tacos, the menu blends the flavors […]

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