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Louisiana Daily Photo: Where Is Gram Parsons Buried?

Visit Gram Parsons gravesite

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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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Winners 2017 International Biscuit Festival In Knoxville Tennessee

2017 Miss Biscuit Christina Scott Sayer The International Biscuit Festival augured a new era of biscuit appreciation in the mid-south way back in 2009. That was when Biscuit Boss John Craig, along with a cohort of other biscuit lovers, threw … Continue reading

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Broodje Bert In Amsterdam Netherlands

I’ll never forget the first meal I ever had in Amsterdam. It was back in the late 90s at a little sandwich shop off Singel Canal called Broodje Bert. The lunchroom was small seating perhaps 10 people inside with chairs … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: 2017 Mardi Gras Indian Super Sunday

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The New Orleans Taco Trail Part Three: Sister’s Discount Food And Market

Two weeks ago I was making my way back into New Orleans from a hog farm near Kenner when I spotted a new gas station festooned with signs promoting Mexican food. I’d already had breakfast but the thought of possibly … Continue reading

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Charlie T’s Specialty Meats In Breaux Bridge Louisiana

When I plan a trip from Orleans Parish out to Acadiana I always consult Robert Carriker’s essential Boudin Link website to figure out where we should plan on eating.

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: T-Boy’s Slaughterhouse In Mamou Louisiana

At dawn 175 masked men on horseback appear down the county road.

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Legendary Kentucky Ham Producer Harper’s Total Loss In Fire

It took more than 61k gallons of water to quell the flames that subsumed Harper’s Country Hams in Hickman County, Kentucky Wednesday morning.

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Confederate Enthusiasts Cowed As Berea Kentucky Plans 2017 Spoonbread Festival

Interesting times in Berea, Kentucky. Last year you may recall that what would’ve been the 20th anniversary celebration of the city’s Spoonbread Festival was cancelled in a dust-up over the Confederate flag.

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The New Orleans Taco Trail Two: Los Paisanos And La Coyota

I was on the hunt for a freshly slaughtered goat when I passed Aaren’s Super Market near the Broadmoor neighborhood of New Orleans. Massive block letter signs trumpeting “meat” festoon the building making the concern all the more appealing.

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Eastern Kentucky Chili Bun Trail: Corner Market In Corbin

There are dozens of chili bun parlors scattered about the Tri-County region of southeastern Kentucky. Turn off your GPS and ride down a country lane in Knox, Laurel or Whitley counties and soon enough you’ll see a little quick mart … Continue reading

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Kentucky Biscuit Company

One year ago this week I found myself in the village of Barbourville in rural Knox County, Kentucky. It’s one of the prettiest parts of this earth but has always suffered from a dearth of good eating places. Most folks … Continue reading

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Raceland Louisiana Is The Sauce Piquante Capitol Of The World

Bayou Lafourche has been called “the longest street in the world” and at some point in its rich history, Raceland, a small town perched on the bayou, became known as ‘the sauce piquante capital of the world’

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Resa Bazile aka Cinnamon Black

I shot a photo gallery of the prettiest baby doll in all of New Orleans: Resa Bazile aka Cinnamon Black

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2016 New Orleans Fried Chicken Festival

New Orleans is awash in fried chicken joints. Hundreds of corner stores, delis, cafes and restaurants proper serve it daily with quality ranging from inedible to nearly sublime. You can get two pieces for a dollar served in a greasy, … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Zuppardo’s In Metairie

500 Po Boys: Zuppardo’s Diner

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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: 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: 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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