Haute Plates - September 2017

Breakfast, Banh Mi and Bothers

We are blessed to have an abundance of Vietnamese restaurants in New Orleans. Fifteen years ago, to find banh mi or pho you’d need to go to the West Bank or New Orleans East. Those of us who appreciated the food had…

A Beautiful Berry and How Not to Follow Recipes

This is an article about foraging and failure. The failure was not in the foraging, but rather in what I did with the results. My wife and I took our kids to Amite, Louisiana on Saturday to spend time at…

Tofu or Not Tofu

Yes, that is a terrible headline and I am sorry for inflicting it on you. But I write in defense of bean curd, and I suspect that topic will generate some annoyance regardless of how I start. Because while I…