Happy Accident at 14 Parishes

Last weekend, John and I intended to check out Jazzy Pete’s, a new restaurant that opened recently in our old neighborhood on Oak Street. When we got there, I was both surprised and dismayed to discover it was no longer there. While standing there stupefied in front of the now […]

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Down on Oak Street

Opened a little over two years ago, DTB or “Down the Bayou” is a restaurant in the Carrollton neighborhood described as offering “reinterpretedΒ  coastal Cajun cuisine.” Created by talented local chef Carl Schaubhut and run by his chef de cuisine John Hill, this intriguing, corner restaurant has been going strong, […]

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Modern Living on Oak

Since the street was renovated in 2009 as part of a government-funded revitalization project, Oak’s businesses and residents have been growing by leaps and bounds. The motley collection of buildings on this historic neighborhood corridor range from a 1930s-era bank (currently the Rue de la Course coffee shop) to a […]

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