Haute Plates - October 2012

In Which the Author Admits to Being a Nerd

When I was 9 years old, my parents decided to renovate our house. The process involved us moving for a little over a month to an apartment not far away, where we shared a large bed in a room with…

How Haute Plates Writes a Blog

Here at Haute Plates Heavy Industries and Small Human Production, we like to keep our consumers in the loop. “Transparency” is a word we like to throw around from time to time. We think it sounds good, and according to…

A Declaration in the Warehouse District

Annunciation, a new restaurant located in an oddly shaped building bounded by Tchoupitoulas, Poeyfarre, Annunciation and Andrew Higgins streets, has been open since July but started lunch service about two weeks ago. The space at 1016 Annunciation was formerly occupied…

The Trouble with Goats

I was discussing goats with a friend of mine recently. We were talking about how goats dream and what they dream about. To be honest, it was less a discussion than a discourse because I was the only one talking…