Author Archives: Ian McNulty

A Little Recognition

The James Beard Foundation held its annual award ceremonies in New York May 7 and 8, and several New Orleanians came out on top. The Journalism Awards had a decidedly New Orleans theme when they were presented May 7. Chefs from here and around the region were invited to work in tandem, under the direction [...]

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We Were Only Freshmen

The U.S. government prescribes a nutritional pyramid for healthy eating, but in actuality the eating habits of most students more closely resemble a square. Composing the four corners of this student diet are: 1) pizza, as much a part of college life as tuition; 2) cheap eats, a necessity unless you happen to be returning [...]

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Harry Anderson in Wise Guy, Oswald’s Speakeasy, August 3, 2005

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Raw and Order

Elvis wields a knife in Fat City. It’s true; I’ve seen it. And in the process he is slicing, paring and filleting his way to a reputation as one of the sushi kings of New Orleans. Fat City is the entertainment district that white flight begot upon Metairie in the 1970s. Strange, then, that its [...]

Bone Apetit (New Orleans Barbecue)

Serving Something To Talk About

It would be hard to prove that New Orleanians are naturally any friendlier than people elsewhere, but I do know for sure they are among the easiest people with whom to strike up a conversation. One big reason for this is the almost failsafe fodder for chat we have here in the local food and [...]

Crawfish Tales

Longer days, warmer nights and blossom-spiked breezes are sure signs of spring’s approach, but for me a more distinctive harbinger of the season is something closer to litter. My first sighting of 2005 came in late February, about as likely a time as any for spring to begin in southern Louisiana. It was a single, [...]

Legend Who Lunch: From Disc To Plate

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The Whole Truth

Let Us Eat Cake