Rebecca Friedman

Rebecca is a New Orleans native (Metairie, to be precise) drawn back to her birthplace after 15 years in other excellent places that never quite felt like home. As a writer, she focuses on the people, places, dishes, and designs that populate this weirdly wonderful city. Rebecca graduated from Metairie Park Country Day School, earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Yale University, and enjoyed a delicious culinary education stint in Florence, Italy before embarking on a communications career that led from McKinsey & Company in New York to freelance writing in New Orleans. Today, Rebecca lives Uptown with her husband and two children and enjoys baking, traveling, and walking in Audubon Park. She is also an active volunteer with local organizations including the New Orleans JCC and the New Orleans Museum of Art.

Think Outside the King Cake Box

This city reveres its traditions, especially those surrounding Carnival. But even in New Orleans,...

Bar Belle

Winter brings (we hope) many opportunities for hosting and toasting. Between the glassware (cider...

Game ON

It’s football season in New Orleans! Whether you’re rooting for the Saints or your favorite college team, pigskin pairs...

Pantry Perfect

As we shift from summer produce to heartier pantry staples, it’s time to trade...

Gym Dandy

When COVID-19 made gym visits problematic, many people turned to home fitness areas for...

Steals & Deals

In a moment where everything seems to cost more, it’s all about making hard-earned...

Closet Clarity

Accessory accents Accessories can easily become an unwieldy mess on closet hangers and shelves. Ann...

Strike a Chord

Great tunes — or musical misfires — can make a wedding unforgettable. We asked...

Best of Dining

New Orleans is a food town. We love to incorporate food and cooking into...

It’s a Wrap!

In New Orleans, the winter holidays roll right into Mardi Gras, making a quick...

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