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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: 2018 Gheens Bon Mange Festival

When Mr Bill died it didn’t take long for his family to bulldoze his old watering hole, Bill’s Place. Last year at Gheens Bon Mange the destruction of the only bar in town was a hot topic. This year tempers … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: 2018 Original Big 7 Second Line In New Orleans

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Central Pizza In Lafayette, Louisiana

Central Pizza recently put on the most naked display of raw greed I’ve ever witnessed in a Louisiana restaurant.

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Joe’s Bakery In Austin Texas

At 5:45am Austin is lovely. The tens of thousands of construction workers have not arrived at their high-paying jobs dismantling the Eastside, rush hour is still 30 minutes away and for just a few more minutes you can fantasize that … Continue reading

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Stichting De Ezelsociëteit In Zeist Netherlands

One of the highlights of my yearly trips to the Netherlands is a visit to Zeist, a tiny community near Amsterdam that hosts Stichting De Ezelsociëteit, a tidy and well-run donkey sanctuary.

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Boat Trip Through The Canals Of Amsterdam Netherlands

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Jake’s Fresh Country Sausage In Bardstown Kentucky

Big Jim Sullivan loved sausage. My grandfather raised Duroc hogs on a farm straddling the Knox and Laurel County lines in southeastern Kentucky, starting in the roaring twenties and not ending til he died of dementia in a nursing home … Continue reading

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: 2018 Ladies and Men Of Unity Second Line In New Orleans

I filed a field report on this past weekend’s big 2018 Ladies and Men Of Unity Second Line In New Orleans

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Wayne Jacobs Smokehouse In LaPlace Louisiana

RL Reeves Jr visits Wayne Jacobs Smokehouse in LaPlace Louisiana more

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: 2017 Louisiana Cattle Festival In Abbeville

Dawn broke in the 9th Ward of New Orleans as I climbed into my old Econoline van and pointed towards Acadiana. The 2017 Festival Acadiens was happening in Lafayette and since I would be in the neighborhood I planned on … Continue reading

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Bon Creole Lunch Counter At 2017 Festival Acadiens

I visited the 2017 Festival Acadiens in Lafayette this past weekend and filed this report.

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: 2017 La Fete Des Vieux Temps In Raceland Louisiana

RL Reeves Jr visits Lafourche Parish Louisiana for 2017 Festival Of Old Times

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Boat Trip Through The Canals Of Amsterdam Netherlands

In April of this year I was fortunate to take a six hour boat ride on the canals of Amsterdam and across the river IJ (pronounced ‘eye’) to Amsterdam Noord.

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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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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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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: The Beauty Queens Of Lafourche Parish Louisiana

I rolled down to Gheens, Louisiana this past weekend for the 44th edition of the Bon Mange Festival. It’s always a good time in Lafourche Parish. Once I made my way into the community center where the party was taking … Continue reading

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: l’Entrecôte Mobile In Amsterdam Netherlands

At l’Entrecôte Mobile In Amsterdam’s Foodhallen, the menu features exactly two items, a grilled ribeye steak sandwich with lettuce and butter sauce (beurre maître d’hotel) and steak au plateau.

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Royalvis And Traiteur In Amsterdam Netherlands

I spent five months researching Amsterdam fish houses before taking flight from New Orleans to Noord Holland earlier this month. After 20 years eating my way across Amsterdam I wanted to branch out a bit and try some new joints … Continue reading

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Oedipus Brewing In Amsterdam Netherlands

In nearly two decades of exploring Amsterdam I’d never ventured north of the river IJ to the old maritime lands of Noord. Until last week.

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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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