Like a fat girl loves cake …

Over the past several years I have formed a somewhat unhealthy addiction to king cake. It’s an affliction you can chalk up to loving “all things New Orleans,” but I think it also goes deeper than that. The mammoth brioche-like rolls heavily iced with purple, green and gold seem to […]

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Can I be frank?

When you’re a kid, hot dogs are pretty much an all-essential staple. Mom would cut up hot dogs and add them to our mac and cheese, canned baked beans or even Chef Boyardee’s SpaghettiOs. Lacking buns, we would wrap them in white bread with mayo and ketchup or roll them […]

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Shout out for Sandwiches

Whether it be a sloppy, 10-napkin-needing roast beef or an overstuffed, fully dressed fried shrimp, New Orleans has a well-deserved reputation for offering outstanding po-boys. Practically synonymous with the Crescent City, po-boys were born here and there’s nowhere in the world that can make French bread (mandatory for the perfect […]

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