Monthly Archives: July 2016

Louisiana Daily Photo: Soul’s Seafood In Central City New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: 9th Ward Of New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Urban Renewal On Claiborne Avenue

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Deutsches Haus (Metairie)

If you like drinking draft beer and hanging out with elderly German pensioners then Deutsches Haus in Metairie is a fine place for an evening’s merriment. There’s a large beer hall inside with a host of taps pouring regional macro … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Bywater Phone Booth

Picture taken outside the original Schwegmann’s Grocery in the Upper 9th Ward of New Orleans.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Zuppardo’s In Metairie

500 Po Boys: Zuppardo’s Diner

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Nor Joe Importing Company

It’s not, as rumored, the source of the finest muffaletta in all of New Orleans, but it’s a commendable sandwich made more enticing by the aromas of the stocked groceries and sundries. Nor Joe smells terrific and the the muff … Continue reading

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Spalding’s Donuts (Lexington Kentucky)

I’ve been eating at Spalding’s Bakery since they were in their old location at North Limestone and 6th Street back when that part of Lexington was still rough around the edges.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: New Orleans Lakefront Airport

Work started on New Orleans Lakefront Airport in 1929 and by 1933 airplanes were gliding in and out of the facility that juts, peninsula-like into Lake Pontchartrain. Amelia Earhart famously stayed in the VIP suites and Katrina just as famously … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Little Sluggers

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Louisiana Daily Photo: French Quarter Mail Boxes

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Chef Aaron Burgau Brings Barbecue To Central City New Orleans

Here’s the beat-up old seafood market that chef Aaron Burgau of Patois restaurant is going to transform into a barbecue restaurant in New Orleans Central City neighborhood. I’ve eaten this man’s food and can firmly state that he’s one of … Continue reading

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Red Rock Texas

When I lived in Texas I routinely drove my motorbike south out of Austin down FM 812, the old Austin-Port Lavaca Stagecoach Road. It’s a beautiful drive filled with roadside barbacoa stands, rusted hulks of abandoned cars, pagan churches, bull-fighting … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: John Ostrowski’s Famous Sausage

John Reusing of Baltimore bar Bad Decisions fame brought an ice chest filled with John Ostrowski’s Famous Sausage to New Orleans. Here’s my field report.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Peer Inside New Orleans’ First Schwegmann’s Supermarket

Schwegmann’s in New Orleans was USA’s first self-service grocery store. This is a photo I took of the interior when it was being re-imagined as a coffeeshop. That project was put on hold when a big ‘stop-work’ order was slapped … Continue reading

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: La Flor (Austin, Texas)

I quit asking for permission to take photos years ago. It’s much easier to just walk up-start snapping-and if anybody doesn’t like it then start throwing punches. If it turns into too big of a dust-up then squeal out of … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Farewell Times Picayune

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Louisiana Daily Photo: New Orleans Power Plant

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Hot Plates In Pigeon Town

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Indo Pak

A Jefferson Parish entrepreneur posted this flyer at a supermarket in Metairie. If it inspires you to try the cook’s efforts please report back.

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