Haute Plates - June 2016

Mis-impressions and Anna's Closing

When, as often happens, I am confused for the star tailback who won Superbowl XX with the Chicago Bears in 1985, I laugh merrily and demur. Though the mistake is understandable, as I am told I have the same predatory,…

Never Mind the Doldrums, It’s Events!

When the temperatures start consistently hitting the 90s, everybody down here knows we’re entering the restaurant doldrums. Business slacks off over the summer, according to every restaurateur to whom I’ve spoken. I suspect the reason is the relative decrease in…

The Fake Review

I am not, nor have I ever pretended to be, a restaurant critic. I write about thing I like, and always will. But having said that, I have never had a meal in New Orleans (or anywhere else) that I…