New Orleans Magazine - August 2012

Picayune Memories

I can not remember a day in my life without the morning Times-Picayune on the doorstep. Did that influence my decision to become a writer? I don’t know, but two years after I graduated from Newcomb College, I was hired…

Tabasco® Leader Lauded for Coastal Commitment

The Tabasco® brand is known across the globe as a symbol of Louisiana food and culture. Now, the leader of the family company that produces the famous hot pepper sauce is being lauded as a symbol of the effort to…

Don’t You Know It’s Gonna Be All Right

I previewed Restaurant R’evolution (777 Bienville St., 553-2277, RevolutionNola.com) in the May edition of this column, before the partnership between chefs John Folse and Rick Tramonto opened in June. Now that I’ve had a chance to check the place out,…

Healthbeat

The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc., recently awarded Ochsner Clinic Foundation with a three-year accreditation, widely considered to be the gold standard for protection of human participants involved in research. Nearly 300 clinical research trials…

Needed: A Health Wizard

There needs to be a Health Wizard to, once and for all, resolve some questions for us. Here is an example: Recently I saw someone eating from a bag of fried pork rinds. Now I don’t mind an occasional rind…

The Ride to the Rose Parade

A New Orleans marching band program devised to help keep kids on the right course will soon be taking them to the streets for one the most important national events to which marching bands aspire. The Roots of Music is…

The French Have It Right!

Whatever else you may think of France, the people of that nation have the correct idea for August: They head for the beach or the cooler countryside en masse. I don’t know why the city in the New World entrusted…

Letters

Explaining the Fall Re: “A Queen Falls: The surrender of New Orleans was a critical moment in the Civil War,” by Ron Chapman. March 2012 issue. Thank you very much for your article “A Queen Falls,” the story about the…

Maria at the Ballpark

Somewhere around the sixth inning, Maria came into our consciousness. The Zephyrs were already ahead 8-0 over the Oklahoma City Redhawks, but that didn’t matter much to Maria, who had other things on her mind in addition to her ancestral…

SAL PERRICONE’S

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