Flustered by Custard

Creamy, cool, smooth, and, eggy, custard is often (but not always) sweet, and sadly ephemeral as its undeniable deliciousness will quickly vanish from your plate. There aren’t enough words in the English language to describe the ethereal, yet luscious sensory experience that is custard. Whether it be a deep fried […]

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Behind the Scenes at Bayona

While James Beard-award winning chef Susan Spicer is the face of her famous French Quarter restaurant, her chef de cuisine Christiane Engeran keeps the fires burning. The first time she met Chef Susan Spicer, Christiane “Christy” Engeran was poly-sci student at Southeastern Louisiana University working at one of Hammond’s few […]

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Birthday Bummer

Every year on my birthday, I typically dine out at some spectacular local restaurant and I share my experiences with you. After my birthday on Sunday, some folks asked where I dined this year, and I am hesitant to share, because it wasn’t great. It wasn’t the worst dining experience […]

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Give It a S’whirl!

Local spots giving new life to the soft serve sensation. Are you a sucker for cool, creamy whipped ice cream swirled to dizzying peaks atop a cake cone? Have you perfected the art of lapping and slurping the ripples of chocolate or vanilla (or both), carefully timing your consumption to […]

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