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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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Batter’s Up at Willie Mae’s

Frying chicken in a special recipe batter at Willie Mae's Scotch House in New Orleans the same way that it has been done for years. Delicious!

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Top Three Restaurant Meals – October 2009 – NOLA!

As September was all about NYC when it came to restaurants for me, October was all about New Orleans. The Crescent City is a marvelous food destination with plenty of great Creole and Cajun cuisine as well as cooking representative […]

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Trick or Treat?

Happy Halloween!!

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