Haute Plates - November 2015

Vive La France

I’m not sure why I am obsessed with crêpes. I know that I had a children’s cookbook, which included a recipe for “crêpes Suzettes” that was, essentially, pancakes with strawberry jam and powdered sugar. I loved it. When I was…

Veterans and Girl Scout Pickles

I did not get a press release about the event chef John Besh held at Lüke on Tuesday. I noticed it as I walked by, on my way back from court. Lüke is across St. Charles Ave. from my office…

Writing about Food

My son has an assignment for his 8th grade English class to write a restaurant review. I read the memo in which the assignment is laid out, which includes a checklist for the review itself, and felt just a bit…