Haute Plates - August 2012

A New Korean Restaurant and an Irish Party

New Orleans has never had a lot of Korean restaurants. Until recently, the only full-time Korean place in the area was Korea House in Fat City. That changed about a month ago, when Little Korea opened at 3301 S. Claiborne…

Taking “Eating Local” Higher

When Rouses expanded into the New Orleans market in 2007 by acquiring a number of Sav-A-Center supermarkets, one of the things the Thibodaux-based chain touted was the number of locally sourced products available in its stores. In just about every aisle…

Warehouse District Wine

A friend of mine sent me an email recently with a couple of suggestions for this column. I can't use all of them because this is not the right space to discuss exotic lingerie or how to cook pandas, but…

The Patron Saint of Cooks

St. Lawrence was martyred in the year 258. According to legend he was burned alive, or grilled, and during the process he told his persecutors “I'm done on this side, turn me over.” I'm not entirely sure whether St. Lawrence…