Still MoPho-ing Awesome

Since Chef Michael Gulotta opened MoPho almost 7 years ago, I have written an awful lot about it. How could I not? Located near City Park, the food offered is a creative mashup numerous influences including Vietnamese, Creole, Indian, and Thai cuisines. Though I can’t go as often as would […]

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More Tacos?

Can there be too many tacos? I feel like it could be one of those philosophical, perception-related questions like, “If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?”. For people like John, the answer to the taco question is […]

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Prominent West Coast Hospitality Group to Open Kimpton Hotel Fontenot in the CBD

The Kimpton Hotel Fontenot, a new, 202-room boutique hotel on the corner of Tchoupitoulas and Poydras streets, is opening it’s doors next month on Tuesday, May 11th. Formerly the Staybridge Suites, the hotel has been completely transformed by New York architecture and design firm MARKZEFF, featuring “artful, bold and sophisticated […]

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Dining-In at Copper Vine

You may be surprised to learn that I have dined inside only two restaurants since late March 2020. I’ve braved the courtyard or patio of a few spots, but even now, fully vaccinated and lightly restricted, I am hesitant. Fear is still a factor, after all I’m fat and asthmatic, […]

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Pho Tau Bay Delivers

Way back when I was working on St. Charles Avenue in the Warehouse District, nary a lunch would go by without one of my co-workers (one in particular) suggesting a trip across the river for Pho Tau Bay. It wouldn’t be too far a leap to suggest that this specific […]

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