Haute Plates - June 2010

The Golden Dragon Moves

When I was a teenager, I used to visit Jung’s Golden Dragon on Veteran’s with a friend and his father. It was a weekly trip for them, and I was always grateful to be invited. The location wasn’t the greatest,…

World Cuisine in Lakeview

Susan Spicer first gained a name in New Orleans as an executive chef when she opened the Bistro at Maison de Ville in 1986. Four years later, she and business partner Regina Keever opened Bayona, which remains one of the…

The Shreveport Scene

Periodically, my work as an attorney takes me to exotic locations. I have recently traveled to Destrehan and Gonzales, for example. In the past month, I have spent several nights in Shreveport, whence hails one of the associates in my…

Market Forces

The Crescent City Farmers Market operates on Saturdays at 700 Magazine St. at the corner of Girod; on Thursdays at the American Can Co. building at 3700 Orleans Ave.; and on Tuesdays at 200 Broadway St., along the River Road…