Tag Archives: New Orleans

Louisiana Daily Photo: Fiorella’s Cafe In The French Quarter Of New Orleans

Can you remember when Fiorella’s Cafe had the finest fried chicken in New Orleans? Then your memory has served you well as C.J. Fiorella sold his old joint way back in 1999. Since then the little restaurant has suffered hard … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: McHardy’s Chicken In A Box

Some claim that this is the finest fried chicken in all of New Orleans. While I disagree with that statement, McHardy’s is definitely worth a visit as you sweep across our city attempting to find the best in all of … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Ms Hyster’s Bar-B-Que In New Orleans

I love the big cart of watermelons parked out front; I love the wet, saucy ribs that have spent Lord knows how long in a gas oven; I love the camaraderie from the workers and I love the fat soul … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Bliss Cafe

Address 2013 Magnolia St New Orleans, LA 70113

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Walker’s Barbecue

You can eat the most famous dish of all of Jazzfest here at Walker’s Barbecue in New Orleans East. Cochon de lait po boy is on the menu every day of the week. What are the odds that their pit … Continue reading

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Rodney Scott Cooks Barbecue Live At Cochon In New Orleans

Rodney Scott continues his Rodney In Exile tour tonight in New Orleans, Louisiana at Cochon. Back in November of last year, Scott’s eponymous barbecue joint caught fire and sustained serious damage in an early morning fire. Scott, “Fire does what … Continue reading

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Barrence Whitfield and the Savages Live In New Orleans

One of the finest soul shouters to ever command a stage performs live in New Orleans, Louisiana this weekend. Siberia survived a slew of noise complaints last Fall but I’m not sure if the venue will still be functioning after … Continue reading

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McClure’s Barbecue Opens In New Orleans

Neil McClure’s pop up barbecue restaurant has gone brick and mortar. McClure, the long time manager of Dante’s Kitchen (home of the best brunch in New Orleans) swung the doors open on his McClure’s Barbecue last night on Magazine Street … Continue reading

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Signature Tastes Of New Orleans: Recipe Collection By Paula Garriott

This is article number 300 on the Chowpapi site. Thanks y’all. On one of my countless trips to New Orleans, I walked out of the Amtrak station in a dither. It was sunrise, long before my beloved Casamento’s was set … Continue reading

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New Orleans: Naughty Nurse Prom At Palm Court Jazz Cafe

Proceeds benefit the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic and Assistance Foundation

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The Art Of The Cocktail Part Five: Hot Buttered Rum

Demon rum. The original spirit consumed widely across North America and the Western Hemisphere. While today, bourbon is considered the quintessential liquor of the United States, it wasn’t in the too far distant past that rum held that honor. There … Continue reading

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The Art Of The Cocktail Part Four: The Captain’s Blood

I spend as much time as is feasible in New Orleans. I’ve developed a good network of friends and comrades in the city and there’s nothing I’d rather do than leave Austin around 11pm at night, ride all night long … 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 Art Of The Cocktail Part One: The Lonely Bullfighter

I’ve had a long love affair with well mixed cocktails. The people who prepare them, bars stretching from rural Texas to Istanbul, and the culture that surrounds the art of the cocktail have long fascinated me. A perfectly crafted drink, … Continue reading

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Soul Food In Austin, Texas: Marcus Samuelsson Comes To Town

I spend a lot of time thinking about soul food. Growing up in Eastern Kentucky, country cooking, a cousin to the genre, was on my family’s table 7 nights a week. We raised our own beef, our own pork and … Continue reading

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The Barbecue Culture Of New Orleans Louisiana

Saucy’s BBQ is moving to Magazine Street from their current location in Metairie. They’ll be tacking up their sign in the former Ignatius Eatery, which has shifted into the former Rue de la Course.I’ve been lucky and haven’t had a … Continue reading

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Rocky And Carlos Reopens After The Fire: Wop Salads And Baked Mac Are At The Ready

I had bad timing on my most recent visit to New Orleans. Rocky and Carlos, est. 1965, had just reopened from the fire that badly damaged the restaurant in February of this year, but I attempted to eat there on … Continue reading

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Bring Me The Head Of Jim Amoss. Times-Picayune Editor Is Now Laughing Stock Of New Orleans

By now we’re all aware that New Orleans daily paper, The Times-Picayune, is going to a three day a week schedule sometime this Fall. The narrative of rebirth and rejuvenation that America’s greatest city has enjoyed post-Katrina has ended. New … 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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The Coffee Houses Of The Faubourg Marigny Neighborhood In New Orleans

Chatting with an octogenarian barkeep in the French Quarter I mention that I’m staying in the Marigny and he raises his eyebrows. Frank is right at 90 years old and his New Orleans is one that simply no longer exists. … Continue reading

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