Haute Plates - February 2011

A Return to Cooking?

There was a time when cooking shows were more about cooking than personality or product placement. That’s certainly how I remember things watching Julia Child, Jeff Smith (the “Frugal Gourmet”) and the multitude of chefs on the locally produced Great…

Following Up: Ste. Marie

I was having a conversation with my dear friend George Clooney the other day. “George,” I said, “I just wrote briefly about this restaurant Ste. Marie, but I was thinking I’d write about it in more detail this week nonetheless.”…

A Few Things

This week Haute Plates Lead Paint Industries and Small Vehicle Manufacturing Co., Ltd. serves up a selection of items for your enjoyment. If you enjoy reading about New Orleans restaurants and food culture, that is. And if you don’t, what…

Cooking From a Book

I’m not sure when I was given a copy of the Antoine’s Restaurant Cookbook by Roy F. Guste Jr. I think I was in college, but the memory is lost like many others from those days. The edition I have…