Hyped for Hogs!

Hogs for the Cause, the annual Spring pork-out founded to raise funds for families battling pediatric cancer, has announced their 2022 lineup! After a banner year in 2021 when they managed to raise nearly $3 million, the festival is excited to return to the UNO Lakefront Arena Festival Grounds again this […]

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Brunch at the Commons Club

In the midst of endless packing, John and I happily took a break to enjoy a leisurely brunch at Commons Club, a restaurant that recently opened inside the brand new Virgin Hotel downtown on Baronne Street. One of my favorite cooks, Alex Harrell, landed the gig as executive chef at […]

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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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The Illustrious KPB is Behind the Stick at Palm&Pine

One of the coolest restaurants in the French Quarter just got a whole lot cooler. Palm&Pine‘s purveyors (and chefs) Jordan and Amarys Herndon have tapped the talented Kimberly Patton-Bragg to rule the Pine Bar. Patton-Bragg, appropriately dubbed the “cocktail queen,” has reigned behind the stick at local spots like Three […]

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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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