Tag Archives: NOLA

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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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 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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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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Casamento’s: Frying Oysters In Pure Lard Since 1919

Walking out of the Amtrak station at sunrise in New Orleans, I’m looking at a few hours to kill before Casamento’s opens at 11am. New Orleans being what it is, this is time destined to be spent drinking. Ms. Mae’s … Continue reading

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Rampart Food Store: The Glories of the Common Corner Store

After being featured in a 36 Hours In New Orleans article in the New York Times, Rampart Food Store hardly qualifies as an undiscovered gem. But that’s what it feels like. It’s wonderfully shabby with hand written signs everywhere telling … 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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