Monthly Archives: July 2016

On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: El Rincon (Pflugerville, Texas)

When I lived in Austin I ranged broadly across central and south Texas on the hunt for handmade tortillas. I was making good money writing and developing recipes for Scrumptious Chef and I spent countless hours on my old motorbike … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Fiorella’s Cafe In The French Quarter Of New Orleans

Can you remember when Fiorella’s Cafe had the finest fried chicken in New Orleans? Then your memory has served you well as C.J. Fiorella sold his old joint way back in 1999. Since then the little restaurant has suffered hard … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Acme Oyster House In New Orleans

An oyster po boy from Acme Oyster House in New Orleans. I’m eating 500 po boys in New Orleans. This is Chowpapi post number 750.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Black Lumberjacks

Black Lumberjacks Built Ruby’s Roadhouse

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Blackened Redfish

Blackened redfish, puree of sweet corn, haricot verts from the kitchen of RL Reeves Jr

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Louisiana Daily Photo: McHardy’s Chicken In A Box

Some claim that this is the finest fried chicken in all of New Orleans. While I disagree with that statement, McHardy’s is definitely worth a visit as you sweep across our city attempting to find the best in all of … Continue reading

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Milo’s Hamburgers (Est.1946) In Birmingham Alabama

After a nearly 30 year run of eating delicious meals from Milo’s Hamburgers, I finally rolled snake-eyes in Birmingham two weeks ago. Coming off a 400 mile trip from Kentucky I was flat-starving by the time I hit Gadsden, Alabama.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: The First Schwegmann’s In New Orleans

Here’s my piece I wrote on the first Schwegmann’s Grocery in New Orleans.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Louisiana Center For Retarded Citizens

Located in the Bywater neighborhood of the Upper 9th Ward, this is the former Louisiana Center For Retarded Citizens.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Bacchus Lounge In Gentilly

Bacchus Lounge was shuttered by Hurricane Katrina. It appears unlikely that this old neighborhood bar will be able to reopen.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: World Jambalaya Championship In Gonzales

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Jean Bell Is The Queen Of Kentucky Beer Cheese

Jean Bell has earned her living making vats of beer cheese in central Kentucky for over 50 years. She’s a living link to a region-specific food’s history that is writ large across the Bluegrass State. In this part of Appalachia … Continue reading

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