Monthly Archives: October 2016

Louisiana Daily Photo: Uptown New Orleans Reclamation

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Hong Kong Food Market In Gretna

Hong Kong Market in Gretna is a big, over-stuffed Asian market filled to the rafters with hot chiles, live fish, cheap sandwiches, barbecued ducks by the pound, knock-off jewelry, raw pork belly, John Woo DVDs, French pastries, 100lb sacks of … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Cracklin Expert Kerwin Cortez

I shot Kerwin Cortez at LaFourche Parish’s big ‘Festival of Old Times’ party earlier today. Mr Cortez was in a talkative mood and we quickly settled into a good, long discussion concerning the way of the cracklin. And we did … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: The Birthplace Of Danny Barker

The historical marker denoting the birthplace of New Orleans jazz legend Danny Barker is located at 1027 Chartres Street New Orleans, LA 70116

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Bored On The West Bank

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: 2016 Fried Chicken Festival In London Kentucky

Formally known as the World Chicken Festival, everybody in southeastern Kentucky simply calls the annual London event ‘Fried Chicken Fest’. Either way, it had been a coon’s age since I ventured to Laurel county for the shindig so on a … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Barbecue Shrimp At Pascal’s Manale

The barbecue shrimp at Pascal’s Manale is the best in New Orleans. Their secret weapon? Margarine. Another not so secret weapon is their oyster bar. It’s my favorite in town narrowly edging out Casamento’s.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Creole Gumbo From Li’l Dizzy’s In New Orleans

The finest bowl of Creole gumbo in New Orleans can be found at Li’l Dizzy’s on Esplanade. This is not ‘country’ gumbo; this is a more delicate take on the form with a lighter roux and seafood blended in with … Continue reading

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Monterey Kentucky

Family matters carried me to the Bluegrass State last month, and fate led me to the small, forgotten town of Monterey on the Kentucky River in Owen County. I love old, broken towns particularly if they once had a heyday … Continue reading

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