The art of food

Last Thursday, I was invited by representatives of Highland Park Scotch Whiskey to attend the StarChefs.com “Rising Stars” event here in New Orleans, honoring some amazing local chefs and mixologists who “represent the vanguard of the contemporary dining scene in America.” Aside from giving serious props where props are due, […]

Continue Reading

Pigging out

Last week, I spent a ridiculous amount of time eating. A day and a half tasting dishes all over the city for the New Orleans Wine & Food Experience and a delicious media feast at Dijon Restaurant located in the old New Orleans firehouse on Annunciation were more than enough […]

Continue Reading

Glorious gluttony ensues…

I am the luckiest girl in the world. Never in my wildest imaginings would I believe that I could not only score tickets to the 2012 New Orleans Wine & Food Experience, I got to be a judge. Oh yes…this simple glutton from the suburbs, this flyspeck on the global culinary […]

Continue Reading

A veritable feast! NOWFE Grand Tastings

Thanks our friend (and sometimes employer) Kendall, John and I were able to attend this year’s Grand Tasting event at the New Orleans Wine & Food Experience. We left the house early on Friday, both hungry and anxious to get to the Morial Convention Center downtown. Believe it or not, […]

Continue Reading

It’s going to be grand…

Last year around this time, I whined to all of you about how I wouldn’t be able to attend the magnificent Grand Tasting at the New Orleans Wine & Food Experience. Well, it seems my prayers have been answered because this year, this week in fact. John and I will […]

Continue Reading

A feasting fest: French Quarter Festival 2011

So, it was a no-brainer decision for my cheat this week, right? I mean, duh, where the hell else would I be besides French Quarter Festival? Easily one of my favorite festivals of the season, this celebration…this daytime, suntime, springtime elation is all about the Vieux Carre. Everything you can […]

Continue Reading