Tag Archives: New Orleans

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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Docsconz Hits Reality TV – Starts Tonight!

I haven’t been posting much of late, because I’ve been busy with a super-secret project that I haven’t been able to share until right now! It’s actually happening and I’m excited to announce that Travel with Doc Culinary Insights Tours […]




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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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StarChefs ICC 2012 – Day Two Overview

The second day of the ICC tends to be the busiest. Presenters, attendees and sponsors have settled in and the Congress is in full swing. This year’s ICC was no exception. It began at 9AM and finished with the ever […]




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Scott Boswell’s Louisiana Part 6: From Idea to Plate: Carrot Salad

There's is very little I enjoy more than eating well conceived and well prepared food. I admire anyone who can cook well, whether the cooking is traditional or otherwise, but I particularly enjoy food that is not only delicious and […]




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Scott Boswell’s Louisiana Part 5: A Conversation at Stella!

During the time I spent in New Orleans with Chef Scott Boswell, we had an opportunity for a chat on camera. Here Scott tells me about how he became a chef, what he did before he changed careers and his […]




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Scott Boswell’s Louisiana Part 3: The Garden

Real estate is precious in the French quarter of New Orleans. To have a garden is a luxury. To have a garden like Chef Scott Boswell is able to have is a small miracle. Maybe that is why it is […]




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Scott Boswell’s Louisiana Part 2: Stanley

Stanley sits on a perfect corner of New Orleans' Jackson Square within sight of St. Louis Cathedral and the square itself. Being located in such a high tourist density area with-in the French Quarter, one might think that the restaurant […]




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Jackson Square – A Few Photos

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