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New Orleans Seafood Festival 2011: Photos

This past weekend, Lafayette Square filled up with food and music at the fifth-annual New Orleans Seafood Festival. The musical lineup included local favorites, including the Stooges Brass Band, Papa Grows Funk, and, as seen in the photos, Kermit Ruffins and Jon Cleary. In addition to the many local restaurant vendors selling seafood and other [...]

New Orleans Seafood Festival Starts Friday

The New Orleans Seafood Festival will hold its 4th annual celebration in Lafayette Square this weekend, Friday through Sunday, September 10-12. The festival is free and open to the public, and will feature live music, an artists’ market and food from over 20 of the city’s restaurants as well as daiquiris and snowballs. The festivities [...]

Farewell To Seafood, As I Once Knew It

An old friend called me today about some advice. We were chatting, as old friends do, and she suggested lunch, which I gladly agreed on. Then she said, “ I hear that the supply of oysters is supposed to run out next week. I think we should run out and get some before they  totally [...]