Haute Plates - January 2016

One’s Limitations

            I am, I hope, a self-aware sort of guy. I think it’s important to know one’s limitations, because it allows you to more realistically assess possibilities. I am at least self-aware enough to know that…

PAPA JOHN’S HAS DISCONTINUED THEIR CINNAPIE DESSERT PIZZA.

You may be thinking, “Robert, why are you addressing a menu change at Papa John’s Pizza, when everyone knows that Papa John’s commercials are vicious attacks on decency and good taste?” You are correct about the commercials, but the discontinuation…

Lahpet Thoke

We learn best by doing. Experience is the great teacher. You can read about how to do something 1000 times, but you’ll get more out of trying it once. Most of the things I do well, I do well because…

I love New Orleans

I got out of my car this afternoon about a block off of Magazine Street, and the drum beat from a local school marching band hit me like a linebacker. My first thought, and my second and third: I love…