Monthly Archives: August 2017

On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Curtis Park Creamery In Denver

The modern version of Curtis Park Creamery was opened in 1969 by Lawrence and Beatrice Rodriguez. It took me almost 50 years to find my way to their front door.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Fried Rice and Cold Cuts

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Chef Punch

Chef Punch makes one of the best po boys in New Orleans.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: A Bayou In St Bernard Parish

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Louisiana Daily Photo: The Work Of Monique Verdin

I was hanging out at Sydney Torres’ mansion in St Bernard Parish when I saw this work by Monique Verdin. She’s an able photographer.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: What Will People Say In 100 Years?

I’ll be dead and buried as will most of us but I wonder what people will say in 100 years when speaking on the statue of P. G. T. Beauregard? A biography of P.G.T Beauregard

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Joyous

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Masqued

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Grand Old Man

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Prancing Down Rampart

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Dapper Man

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The Eastern Kentucky Chili Bun Trail: Dixon’s Market (est. 1973)

“I’d like your chili recipe. Let me give you a piece of paper so you can jot it down” Miss Carol looks at me like I’ve walked into Dixon’s Market in Corbin, Kentucky in a full KKK get-up with a … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: 6th Ward Beauty

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Al Johnson On Rampart Street In New Orleans

The blistering hot ‘Carnival Time’ song penned and performed by Al Johnson is the single most played tune on WWOZ during Mardi Gras season in New Orleans. I ran into Mr Johnson last year on Rampart Street and he was … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Hunan Wok in New Orleans

Anytime I see an old run-down Chinese restaurant I always fantasize that Peter Chang is in the kitchen quietly cooking the classics for $5 per takeaway box.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Chill Spot In New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Old Hickory

A quick mart on Tulane Avenue in New Orleans needs some sensitivity training.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Brown Derby In New Orleans

Brown Derby’s claim to having the best soul food in New Orleans is not accurate. Perhaps if they claimed to having the least expensive soul food in town I could agree as they are dirt cheap.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Mid City New Orleans Taquera

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Columbine Steakhouse (est.1961) In Denver

On February 20, 1972 John A. Morgan and a cohort entered Columbine Steak House on Federal Boulevard in Denver. The men ordered mugs of black coffee. The pair soon left the restaurant but returned, pistols in hand.

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