In New Orleans, Loretta’s, one of the better makers of pralines, has pecan, coconut, chocolate, and rum flavors of pralines. At Aunt Sally’s in the French Market, her original product has a beautiful vanilla note and creamy texture. One can watch the manufacturing process in the window, or go in and take in the aroma.
June 27, 2010
June 26, 2010
Everything that Paul Prudhomme touches turns delicious, or so it seems. The man who launched a million smiles with his spicy gumbo and other Cajun fare is a NOLA original, a longtime innovator on the restaurant scene.
June 9, 2010
The owner and chef of Jacques-Imo’s Café greets a table donning a white chef’s jacket, shorts and a pair of Birkenstock clogs. It’s not a costume, just another day at the ever- Eclectic Cajun/Creole cuisine eatery in Uptown New Orleans.
May 30, 2010
Next weekend, throw caution to the wind! It’s a festival devoted to oysters, and things will get good and messy! Build up an appetite and get ready for some saucy, spicy and just plain raw fun in the French Quarter!
May 23, 2010
Nestled in New Orleans’ Magazine District in a converted cottage is the inconspicuous Bistro Daisy. Don’t be fooled, inside these doors is a foodie’s paradise; make a reservation and devour contemporary American fare served with “ma and pa” hospitality.
April 29, 2010
Everyone who comes to the Crescent City comes for the food. Yes, they are here on convention, or to visit a University or on business, a honeymoon or vacation, but its the food that they really want. The problem is that there are so many places that are so good.
April 22, 2010
Not even the locals who have eaten at all the best spots and can associate any Po-boy in town with its originator, always know the fundamental differences between Cajun and Creole cooking.
March 26, 2010
Hungry? Visit the Roadfood Festival, Saturday And Sunday, March 27 & 28 2010, French Quarter, New Orleans.
Jane and Michael Stern–the authors of the long-running Roadfood series of books and a great website, all focused on dining in unexpectedly delicious joints all over America–are lending their name and presence to this loose festival on Royal Street this Saturday and Sunday.
December 25, 2009
A recent study ranks Louisiana as the happiest state in the U.S. Researchers’ findings resulted from the synthesis of two data sets: participants’ self-reported well being and another data set that took into account a state’s weather, home prices, and other factors that would point to a satisfactorily lifestyle.
December 22, 2009
If you can’t get enough egg nog during the holiday season, here is another way to sneak it in at breakfast time. Those Cajun’s will do anything to add flavor!