Louisiana Daily Photo: The Girls Of Acadiana

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Louisiana Daily Photo: The Girls Of Acadiana

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Louisiana Daily Photo: The Girls Of Acadiana

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Louisiana Daily Photo: The Girls Of Acadiana

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Jackson Food Store In Central City

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Rough Kitchen In Amsterdam Netherlands

Walking To Rough Kitchen In Amsterdam Netherlands

Walking To Rough Kitchen In Amsterdam Netherlands

Big Green Egg cookers are the rage in Amsterdam, Netherlands right now. Locals joke about them, they’re given prominent space in open kitchens, and seemingly every young cook in town is infatuated with them. Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: 19th Century Butcher

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Ruin In Central City

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Gymnast On Jackson Square

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Asian Girls And Stonewall Jackson

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Selling Dat Crawfish

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This is post number 666 on the Chowpapi site.

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: La Falote In Amsterdam Netherlands

Abandon Hope All Ye Who Enter Here. La Falote Amsterdam Noord Hollan

Abandon Hope All Ye Who Enter Here. La Falote Amsterdam Noord Holland

It’s heartbreaking to see a chef past his prime, staggering about, boozy and red-eyed in his restaurant, and not giving a damn about his food.

I was determined to find a ‘traditional’ Dutch meal on my most recent visit to Amsterdam. I wanted to sit at the table of a Dutch granny who did things the right way: grinding and extruding rookworst sausage, patiently simmering potatoes to make her stamppot, slicing fresh apples for appeltaart…that sort of thing. Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Chowing Down In The French Market

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Drug Free Gun Free In New Orleans

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Seeking Texas Hot Guts At Bulls And Dogs In Amsterdam

The Texas Hot Link From Bulls And Dogs In Amsterdam's Foodhallen

The Texas Hot Link From Bulls And Dogs In Amsterdam’s Foodhallen

I began investigating the hot guts sausage scene in Texas in 1991. The last 25 years have seen a lot of changes come to the forced meat industry in the Lone Star state. Genuine Texas hot links started to fade away in the late 90s and the beginning of the aughts. That problem has since been ameliorated as the young pitbosses of the state have taken it upon themselves to introduce a new generation to authentic, hand-crafted sausage. Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: The Spotted Cat Music Club

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Louisiana Daily Photo: The Wharves Of New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Brooke Boudreaux

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Brooke Boudreaux is the smiling face you always see at Circle Foods, my favorite grocery store in New Orleans proper. Here Ms Brooke is preparing to elucidate on the state government of Louisiana’s new cigarette tax.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Anita Matamoros Oubre

Louisiana Daily Photo. Anita Matamoros Oubre

Louisiana Daily Photo. Anita Matamoros Oubre

The beauteous Anita Matamoros Oubre, the prettiest baby doll in all of New Orleans.

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Stichting De Ezelsociëteit In Zeist Netherlands

On The Train To The Donkey Sanctuary In Zeist Netherlands

On The Train To The Donkey Sanctuary In Zeist Netherlands

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Zeist, Netherlands a small town near Amsterdam that hosts Stichting De Ezelsociëteit (est.2001) an organization of people dedicated to helping donkeys have meaningful lives in the chaos of 21st century living. Continue reading

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