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Local Brews

When the weather gets hot, thoughts turn to things both cool and refreshing. Cold soups, chilled seafood and salads are all popular this time of year. And when it comes […]

Tasting the Greek

Most every year at this time I venture up to Chicago to attend the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Show. For people in the food business, it is the show of […]

Food Festing

While most people look forward to the music that the Jazz Fest provides, many people also are licking their chops at the prospect of devouring the “fest food” that’s available […]

Oysters

The amount of seafood, and the quality of it, that is consumed in New Orleans is staggering. In particular, the volume of certain shellfish—crabs, crawfish, shrimp and oysters, in particular—that […]

Pizza!

Is pizza America’s favorite food? If not, then it sure runs a close second to the hamburger. People take pizza more seriously than any other type of food. No doubt […]

Jazz Brunches

Is there any other U.S. city that brings to mind both fine music and good food as this city does? New Orleans and jazz are synonymous. New Orleans and food […]

Crescent City Brewhouse: New Brew

Finally. A brewpub will finally open in New Orleans. Serious beer drinkers who have witnessed the success of the brewpub and micro brewery phenomenon around the country can now rejoice. […]

Exotic Edibles: Ethnic Restaurants

New Orleans is unique in that it is able to offer two distinct regional cuisines, and also has enough restaurants falling under the “ethnic” categories to keep restaurant-goers both interested […]

Island Cuisine

June offers unusual opportunities for celebrating our Caribbean connection through festivals featuring reggae and related music. In order to get the full benefit of all this, June is also a […]