Monthly Archives: December 2015

On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Primitivo In Central City

I’ve been a patron of chef Adolfo Garcia since he opened Rio Mar in New Orleans way back in 2000. I routinely told friends visiting that the good cook was putting out the best ceviche in the city, and he … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Brandan ‘Bmike’ Odum

It’s been nearly a year since I got turned on to Brandon ‘Bmike’ Odum’s metamorphic artwork. Trombone Shorty and Erykah Badu were playing a free concert at the abandoned De Gaulle Apartment Complex in Algiers Point where Odum had spent … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop Is Not The Oldest Bar In America

The White Horse Tavern in Newport Rhode Island had already been up and running for 99 years when Jean Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop began serving grog, mead and other drinks that would have been popular in the New Orleans of 1772. … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Zuppardo’s Supermarket

The Council For The Preservation Of The Poor Boy Sandwich has filed a report on the meatball po boy here

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Drago’s Oyster Man

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Gnarly Barley Brewing Co.

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Tortas Frontera In Chicago

I was like a wizard when booking my flight to Amsterdam, Netherlands. I wanted to make sure the airport I was due to have a layover in would have food that was not only fit to eat but worthy of … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Pointe à la Hache Ferry

The Pointe à la Hache Ferry crossing was established in 1933. By taking this ferry you can erase 80 miles off your journey if you’re heading from the East Bank to the West Bank of the Mississippi. The Pointe à … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: The Lower Mississippi River

A ship named Bravery on the Mississippi River near Buras, Louisiana.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: The Mutiny At Fort Jackson

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Lanskroon In Amsterdam Netherlands

Singel Canal is my favorite walk in the entire city of Amsterdam. When I step out of Centraal Station I quickly make my way to Prins Hendrikkade and soon enough I’m strolling down the prettiest canal in town. I like … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Flying High In Plaquemines Parish

I love Louisiana

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Civil War Reenactor At Fort Jackson In Buras

A dozen or so Civil War reenactors gathered today at Fort Jackson in Buras, Louisiana. This gentleman was my favorite one. The men were on the levee next to the fort and they were armed with period correct artillery. At … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Lost In Mid-City New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Hong Kong Barbecue

Ask the nice man with the giant, gleaming cleaver to pull down a hunk of barbecued meat and get to hacking. After a few moments of knife work you’ll be on the business end of a pile of the best … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Gus’s Fried Chicken

On one particularly great day in my eating life I had a breakfast of Gus’s Fried Chicken, Zuppardi’s Apizza, Bonneval Foods cracklins and Lasyone’s Meat Pies. To prove my mettle as a trencherman I washed it all down with a … Continue reading

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Eastern Kentucky Chili Bun Trail

On a recent swing through the Cumberland Highlands of Kentucky I did what I always do: ate chili buns like they were going out of style. Their obsolescence is in no danger of happening as chili placed on a hotdog … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Where To Buy Turducken In New Orleans

I penned a guide on where to buy Turducken in New Orleans.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Smoked Pork Steak

A nice thick pork steak wrestled off the backyard smoker after an hour or so over a Hickory fire.

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