Haute Plates - November 2011

Thanksgiving

We here at Haute Plates Industrial Concern and Sardine Cannery are not immune to the passing of the seasons. Which is to say that we would not be immune if New Orleans experienced any season other than “hot and humid”…

Local Groceries, Local Food

In 2007, the Thibodaux-based grocery retailer Rouses purchased the Southern division of the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (more commonly known as A&P). The 17 stores, mostly in the New Orleans area, almost doubled the size of the company,…

Downtown Pizza and a Pop-Up

Pizza Consegna started delivering pizzas in the CBD last month from the Hyatt Regency Hotel at 601 Loyola Ave. The Hyatt's executive chef, Eric Damidot, makes the 18 inch pizzas in a wood-fired oven, and it's the second pizzeria to…

A Deutsche Haus

When I first started working downtown in the summer of 1991, I used to eat at Kolb's every so often. The first time I ate there was with my father, who told me that it had once been a very…