Fall Into Brunch at SoFAB

If you’re seeking new and interesting ways to get your brunch on, the Southern Food & Beverage Museum may have the answer. All October long, the museum will be celebrating the Southern tradition of brunch, invented in the 1870’s by Madame Begue, by hosting weekly pop-ups. Each three-course brunch is […]

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No Qualms at Bearcat Cafe

Though I’ve been to Bearcat several times (and both locations), I’ve never really wanted to be a “good cat.” If you haven’t been, which you should, this California-esque restaurant appreciates many different diets and does its very best to cater to all of them. Whether you’re vegan, gluten-free, paleo, or […]

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Spoiling Myself at Café Degas

I had planned to post this meal a while ago, but you-know-what happened and it didn’t feel right. Yesterday, while scrolling though my Instagram feed, I noticed Café Degas is up and running once again, and I thought now was a good time to share my excellent brunch experience, the […]

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Meril Names a New Chef de Cuisine

Former pastry chef Bergen Carman has been promoted to chef de cuisine at Emeril’s Girod Street restaurant Meril. Carman has long been a valued employee within the Lagasse empire, starting as pastry cook in 2008 at Emeril’s Delmonico. She’s also been whipping it up as pastry chef at Meril since […]

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Acclaim for Dreamland Bar-B-Que

When I told friends and colleagues I had evacuated to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, I got two responses. First, they were glad I was safe and the second? Dreamland. It seems the number one reason a food-lover would even come to this town would be to visit the original location of Dreamland […]

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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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