Eat Your Greens!

It’s like a war cry shouted by nutritionists, dietitians, doctors and mothers all around the world. Eat your greens! You know they’re right. You know that eating dark, leafy greens reduces the risk of heart disease, blood clots, obesity, and high blood pressure. You also know they’re packed with minerals […]

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A Toast to the Roast

A deceptively simple dish, the oyster pan roast is equally at home on your kitchen counter or the most heavily-white linened table at a high-end restaurant. Though its origins are far to the northeast in New York City, many local chefs have taken this cozy, winter-time dish and made it […]

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Pub Po-Boys

Not unlike incredible gas-station eats, New Orleans’s dive bars have long perfected the art of serving great food at affordable prices. Though one can find almost any type of cuisine at a bar these days, from burgers and tacos to pierogi and dim sum, one of the oldest and most […]

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Bubbles or Bust

“Bubbles, bubbles everywhere, and not a drop to drink . . . yet.” -Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Is there a large concentration of trypophobic folks in Orleans Parish? Perhaps there’s an underlying mental aversion to tapioca? One theory might be that there’s a distinct line drawn between food […]

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Hyped-Up Hummus

Chickpeas, garlic, tahini, lemon juice and salt; five ingredients whirred together in a blender or food processor and voila, you have hummus. This simple, Middle-Eastern dish has easily become one of the most common dips in the United States since its popularity exploded in the mid-80s. These days, it can […]

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Happy Hour on the Half Shell

For tourists coming from other oyster-producing regions of the country – states like California, Washington, New York, Massachusetts, and Maine – they’ll likely never forget their first taste of Gulf oysters in Louisiana. First, though the species down here can also be found all along the Eastern Coast, as far […]

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Stellar Slaw

Are you the type of person who will gladly eat the gratis portion cup of slaw, even after it’s warm from sitting next to a pile of hot Raising Cane’s chicken fingers? Is pulled pork, smoked low ‘n’ slow, just not complete without a cool, tangy pile of shredded cabbage […]

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