Vegan Vendor Opening at St. Roch Market

Everything is coming up veggies these days, and for good reason! There’s only a few all vegan and/or vegetarian restaurants available in New Orleans, and quite a bit more than a few willing to eat it. Enter chefs Alex Davis and Jas, the green goddesses behind St. Roch Market’s latest […]

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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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Trading Thai for tapas

When the Spanish-inspired Costera Restaurant & Bar opened in the Prytania Street building that formerly housed La Thai, I was easily one of the first to try it. My zealousness was not due to the type of restaurant nor was I overly anxious to see what Brian Burns, formerly chef […]

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Having it All

Vocalist, businesswoman, mother and wife . . . Sophie Lee Lowry dons many hats in her everyday life, a balancing act that surprises even her. Born in the suburbs of Chicago from mixed parentage – her mother was Korean and her father was black with roots in Louisiana and Mississippi […]

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