Boudin, Bourbon & Beer Goes Back-to-the-Table

In lieu of cancelling again this year due to the pandemic, the Emeril Lagasse Foundation has decided to forgo the traditional festival format and bring Boudin, Bourbon & Beer “Back-to-the-Table,” celebrating its cause and theme at individual restaurants around the city. “While our industry is still struggling, we are excited […]

Continue Reading

Bangin’ Breakfasts

It’s that time again, time for a listicle! Even though I generally hate them, every now and again I’ll get a hankering to write one of these “best of” lists. Why all the hate? Well, what is “the best,” really? It’s just an opinion, an opinion that changes quite frequently […]

Continue Reading

DS9 & Spam at Union Ramen

For almost a year now, Union Ramen has been open at the LGD end of Magazine Street, the brainchild of Nhat “Nate” Nguyen, the Vietnamese-born opening chef for Gert Town’s tiny, bright yellow ramen joint, Kin. That summer, it was all over the local news, hyped and hyped again, which […]

Continue Reading

Pizza Plate Lunch

Back in May, I wrote an article for my $20 & Under column in Where Y’at Magazine on pizza. It’s been a lot easier to get pizza by the slice and/or personal pies lately and I wanted to cover a bunch of newcomers, including NOLA Pizza Co., a pizzeria located […]

Continue Reading

Beard Papa’s Puffs

Definitely stepped outside the low-carb zone this Saturday when I visited the brand new cream puff shop Beard Papa’s. It was their first day in town and even though the weather was hotter than hot, there was still quite a line when we walked in the door. I think they […]

Continue Reading