I had no idea that I was photographing a place where dozens of children were ritually abused by priests and nuns in the Catholic Church. The Hope Haven complex was merely an interesting looking set of buildings on my route to yet another rural po boy shopContinue reading →
They’re not produced in-house like our favorite sausages from New Orleans corner stores but Dat Dog’s crawfish etouffee dog was a good example of forcemeat done in a unique fashion. The casing was tight and well-bronzed, the mustard appropriately Cajun and the chopped onions crisp and fresh.
At $9 this is one dear dog and it’s unlikely we would have it again.
My heart is filled with pride that the University of Kentucky is now offering college classes on tacos. Professor Steven Alvarez is teaching “Taco Literacy: Public Advocacy and Mexican Food in the US South” this semester on UK’s Lexington campus.
I was joking around with a cop in the Central City neighborhood of New Orleans a few days ago.
We were sitting in a bar off Washington when I told him of how I’d walked into Uptown Meat Market that morning and had all the pimps and dealers in stitches when they were clamoring to sell me something-anything and I asked them if they had any Juicy Fruit. Continue reading →
I shot this girl at a Mardi Gras Indian street parade in the mid-city neighborhood of New Orleans. I took nearly 400 photos that day and this was one of my favorite ones. She had a crowd of admiring teen girls surrounding her while she paraded.