Haute Plates - July 2011

Redemption, New Orleans Style

A few months back, after eating a delicious scoop of pistachio gelato from Angelo Brocato’s, I drove past what I thought was a spectacularly beautiful church. The building seemed to be glowing orange right before my eyes. Once a church,…

Staycation

As locals, we tend to frown upon tourist traps, regarding many places in our city as tacky and undesirable. (Think Bourbon Street.) But some of the tourist-friendly venues enjoy healthy local reputations. We’re somewhat at a loss when discussing classic…