Author Archives: RL Reeves Jr

About RL Reeves Jr

I'm a writer living and working in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The Eastern Kentucky Chili Bun Trail: Snack Shack In Mount Vernon

It’s 20 minutes up the road from the Snack Shack in Mt Vernon to get to the ancestral grounds of mountain music legend Red Foley. He was from Blue Lick.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Top Flight Graffiti In The Marigny

The larger part of graffiti in New Orleans is abysmal. When you run across street art that’s worth a photo it’s a day worth celebrating. I was walking through the Marigny when I spotted this work.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: The Quartermaster In New Orleans

Best fried oyster po boy in the French Quarter. Fridays only.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: 5th Ward New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Raceland

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Chris “Action” Jackson

When I had a blowout going 70 mph near Des Allemands I thought I was going to die. Thankfully, I wrestled control of the car, guided it off the road and within an hour Schriever Auto Parts had sent Chris … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Mama And Me Soul Food In New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Elizabeth “Betsy” McDaniel was killed in a home invasion in the New Orleans suburb of Marrero in the Spring of 2008

Bryant Boudoin was sentenced to life in prison for the crime. I’m eating 500 po boys across the state of Louisiana. I recently visited Betsy McDaniel’s restaurant (still in operation by her heirs) and filed this report.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Mardi Gras Indians In New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Mardi Gras Indians In New Orleans

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The Eastern Kentucky Chili Bun Trail: Amon’s Sugar Shack In Somerset

Technically Somerset, Kentucky is not in the eastern part of the state but I’m including them in my Eastern Kentucky Chili Bun Trail series due to the long, rich history of Amon’s Sugar Shack.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Mardi Gras Indians In New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Mardi Gras Indians In New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Mardi Gras Indians In New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Mardi Gras Indians In New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Mardi Gras Indians In New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: 2017 Money Wasters Second Line In New Orleans

Field Report: 2017 Money Wasters Second Line In New Orleans

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2017 Winchester Kentucky Beer Cheese Festival Winners

This past weekend, the 9th edition of the Winchester Beer Cheese Festival took place in the small central Kentucky town. I was not able to attend. I was hoping for a first place win for Jean Bell of Hall’s On … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: 2017 Money Wasters Second Line In New Orleans

Field Report: 2017 Money Wasters Second Line In New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: 2017 Money Wasters Second Line In New Orleans

Field Report: 2017 Money Wasters Second Line In New Orleans

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