Tag Archives: Louisiana

A Taste of Contemporary New Orleans

It is becoming more and more difficult in today’s homogeneous world to find places that remain unique, especially when it comes to food. This seems to be especially true in the United States. The influence of globalization is huge, but a […]




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Join Me in New Orleans!

Gumbo, andouille, Sazerac, cochon, po’boy, second line, creole, boucherie, Ramos Gin Fizz, muffaletta, fried chicken, tasso, crawfish, bahn mi, oysters, redfish, jazz, tiki, boudin, gulf shrimp, Cajun’, Frenchman Street, bayou, French Quarter, Zydeco, beignets – if these words don’t get […]




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A Week of Food and Drink in New Orleans

When the waiter at Commander’s Palace told me that the soft shell crabs on the menu in October were fresh and not frozen, I scoffed. Everyone knows that the season for soft shell blue crabs in the Gulf and along […]




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Scott Boswell’s Louisiana Part 1: Redfish

On my recent trip to New Orleans I got to spend a lot of time with my friend, one of that city's top chefs, Scott Boswell, a native of Lake Charles, Louisiana. I have documented some of that time here […]




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Crawfish Right as Rayne

One doesn't find a restaurant as representative of its place as much as Hawk's very often. Hawk's,located  in Rayne, Louisiana and  open only five months of the year during crawfish season, is, in their own estimation, "in the […]




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Redfish #1

I had the pleasure of fishing for redfish in the Louisiana marshes with Chef Scott Boswell, my son Andrew and our guide Captain Corey. My understanding is that linefishing is the only legal way to get redfish and […]




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