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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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A Craving for Hattie’s Fried Chicken

The fad for fried chicken may not be as torrid as it was a year or two ago, but when done well, it is still one of the world’s great dishes. When done well, fried chicken is crispy, moist and […]

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Roberta’s Pizza – Part 2: Brunch

With my fine dining experience at Roberta’s having been so positive, I needed to check out the more rustic side of the equation. So, a few weeks after my incredible dinner, I was back in town and returned with my sons […]

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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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