Tag Archives: Louisiana

Louisiana Daily Photo: Old Rail Brewing Company

Old Rail Brewing Company up in Mandeville is putting out some of the best craft beer in Louisiana. Our state is starved for high quality beer with only a tiny handful of breweries putting out craft that can compete on … Continue reading

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Lafayette Louisiana Boudin Cook-Off October 20th 2012 Results

If ever there was the perfect moment to drive from Austin to Lafayette, Louisiana it would have been this past weekend for the big boudin cook-off. Twenty practitioners of the prairie art of boudin making met on Louisiana’s western lands … Continue reading

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Melancholia Settles Over New Orleans: Hubig’s Pies Has Burned To The Ground

I have a list of things to do each time I’m fortunate enough to spend a few days in New Orleans. Upon arrival in the city I ride my bike out to Chalmette and purchase a muffaletta at Tag’s Deli, … Continue reading

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The Boudin Capital Of The World Is Scott, Louisiana

The Louisiana Legislature has declared Scott, Louisiana, home of the legendary Best Stop, the Boudin Capital of the world. The prairie art of grinding and stuffing hog guts casings with pork, rice and seasoning to create boudin, has numerous practitioners … Continue reading

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End Of An Era: Kermit Ruffins, Owner Sidney’s Saloon In New Orleans Treme, Ends Late Night Barbecue Swinger Sets

Big news coming out of New Orleans. Kermit Ruffins is calling an audible on the tenor of his legendary music shows in the Crescent City. No more late night funk and soul parties. Ruffins is giving himself a curfew. I … Continue reading

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Cafe Amelie: Back to Cooking School

Have you ever considered becoming a chef? Go to work at a Waffle House for a couple months and if you can cut it there you might have what it takes to be a professional cook. This is the advice … Continue reading

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