Louisiana Daily Photo: Hansen’s Sno Bliz

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Read my full report on Hansen’s Sno Bliz

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Inside Verti Marte After The Fire

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This photo was taken in September of 2010 three months after a May fire that seriously damaged the old structure that houses Verti Marte. I used to love to eat there but haven’t visited in a couple years. There are too many unexplored po boy parlors out there and even old favorites are going wanting nowadays.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: General Beauregard Equestrian Statue

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Been Waiting On The Bus All Day

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2016 Boudin Cook Off Is Coming To Lafayette Louisiana

2016 Boudin Cook-Off In Lafayette Louisiana

2016 Boudin Cook-Off In Lafayette Louisiana

They just released the poster for the 2016 Boudin Cook Off held at Parc Sans Souci in downtown Lafayette, Louisiana.

Entry is free.

The event is Saturday October 22nd 2016

10am-4pm

You can purchase eight sample tickets for $5

They haven’t released the line-up of boudinieres who will be competing and/or showcasing their charcuterie at the event but we expect T-Jim’s out of Cottonport, Best Stop out of Scott, Johnson’s Boucaniere out of Lafayette, T-Boys out of Mamou and a dozen or so other top boudin parlors from across the state.

Hope to see y’all out at the park.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: La Peniche In New Orleans

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La Peniche had a good long run starting in 1981 and ending in 2014. It was 24 hour service and had respectable if not ground-breaking food. It is now called Horn’s.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Harry’s Corner In New Orleans

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Harry’s Corner is an old, blue collar, working class, and tourist bar in the French Quarter. It’s a fine place to while away an afternoon drinking cold, cheap beer from a plastic cup.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: MILA

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MILA. Made in Louisiana was a restaurant from the husband wife team of Slade and Allison Rushing. For $20 you got a three course luncheon that stands as one of the best deals New Orleans has ever offered.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Hubig’s Pies

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Hubig’s is gone but not forgotten. I took this photo on September 15th 2011.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Mickey’s Playhouse In New Orleans

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A brief accounting of Mickey’s Playhouse.

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Storm’s Drive In At Lampasas Texas

Rose, Waitress At Storm's Drive-In, Lampasas Texas

Rose, Waitress At Storm’s Drive-In, Lampasas Texas

In 1873, 57 year old William Washington ‘Wash’ Storm opened a roadside stagecoach stop and eatery in Stormville, Texas, a small community seven miles north of Quitman, famous for being the birthplace of Sissy Spacek and little else. Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Mid City New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Time To Make The Boudin

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A Guide To Making The Best Boudin You Will Ever Put In Your Mouth

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Winners 2016 World Championship BBQ Goat Cook Off In Brady Texas

 2016 World Championship BBQ Goat Cook-Off In Brady Texas

2016 World Championship BBQ Goat Cook-Off In Brady Texas

It makes sense that four out of the top 10 finishers in the massive 2016 World Championship BBQ Goat Cook Off In Brady, Texas this past weekend were native sons of the community. There’s a centuries-long tradition of cooking cabrito with fire out in McCulloch County.

Fathers and sons bond over fire, smoke and goat and have done so for time immemorial. After a few generations of slaughtering and roasting cabrito it becomes part of your family bloodline’s DNA.

Champions: Good Ol Boys Too (Ballinger, Texas)
2) Goat Head and Get You Sum (Brady, Texas)
3) Half Eagle Inc (Farwell, Texas)
4) Longhorn Crossing BBQ (Oak Point, Texas)
5) Team Camo (Corpus Christi, Texas)
6) Git Ya Sum A This (Brady, Texas)
7) Second Hand Smoke (Ballinger, Texas)
8) Lost Gonzo Goat Scorchers ( Brady, Texas)
9) Gnaw On This (Llano, Texas)
10) Big Daddy and the Goat Smokers (Brady, Texas)

Super Bowl (previous winners compete in a high level shootout)
Champions: Los Quatros Locos

Mystery Meat (Beef heart)
Champions: Half Eagle Inc

Ribs
Champions: Longhorn Crossing BBQ

Hospitality
Champions: Waco Boys Cooking Team

Field Report: 2016 World Championship Goat Cook Off

 2016 World Championship BBQ Goat Cook-Off In Brady Texas

2016 World Championship BBQ Goat Cook-Off In Brady Texas

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Rock Crusher

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Canal Street In New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Baby Bananas In The Lower Garden District Of New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Claiborne Avenue In New Orleans

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It took 6.5 years but I finally managed to get to post number 800 on Chowpapi.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Joey Jeanfreau’s Meat Market In Chalmette

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Debbie’s Seafood In Westwego

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