Haute Plates - December 2014

Masarepa and You

In a continuing effort to expand the scope of offerings here at Haute Plates Industries and Commercial Ventures, we submit the following discourse on arepas and the making thereof. Masarepa is pre-cooked, finely ground cornmeal. It’s used mainly in Venezuela…

Ten Eleven

Ten Eleven (which also goes by “1011”) opened last week at 1011 Gravier Street. It’s not exactly on the beaten path, but it’s a welcome addition to the CBD, both for food and as a venue for live music. The…

Brennan’s is Back

Every year since I started writing the Restaurant Insider column for New Orleans Magazine, I’ve been invited to a luncheon held for the press at Brennan’s. Apparently I am a member of the fourth estate, or at least close enough…