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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S&P

Ages ago, when my income was a tad more disposable, I had a bit of a thing for salt and pepper shakers. I admired many sets but bought only a select few, and after a while, I had a mini-collection, approximately ten sets, of which I was rather proud.

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Celebrating 48 Years: Palm & Pine

Though some might believe it makes me a terrible food writer, I’m notoriously bad at patronizing pop-ups. I’ll mark them on my Google calendar, get all excited about trying new dishes from daring young chefs eking their way towards their own brick & mortar. Then almost inevitably, something will prevent […]

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