New Orleans Magazine - December 2015

Best of Dining 2015

We pride ourselves in our restaurant coverage. Throughout the year our dining team is busy keeping pace with what is a very active culinary scene. For our December issue, though, we like to sit around the fireplace (well, if we…

Try This

The Ear and Balance Institute advances care with genetic testing Ear and Balance Institute: 1401 Ochsner Blvd., Suite A, Covington, (985) 809-1111, EarAndBalanceInstitute.net At the Ear and Balance Institute in Covington, Dr. Gerard Gianoli and Dr. James Soileau have incorporated…

HEALTHBEAT

LSU Health New Orleans is boasting new faculty innovations that have qualified for patents, grants or commercialization agreements, Among the creations are: • The development of a new method to treat drug-resistant viral infections. • Fluoride-releasing compositions that can be…

READ+SPIN

BLUES: It is hard to put a label on many musicians due to their extensive knowledge of the art. Louisiana native Bobby Rush is no exception. While most would probably consider him a blues artist, there are certainly traces of…

Christmas Bubbles

My father was always very conservative in his appearance, except for one morning one day each year. That was when he helped out at the annual brunch put on by the St. Dominic’s Knights of Columbus in Lakeview. The event…

Letters

            The Peace They Deserve Re: “The Peace They Deserve …: Perspectives from the Coroner’s Office,” Crime Fighting column by Allen Johnson, Jr. November 2015 issue. I’m a fan of Dr. Rouse’s, and I appreciate…

The Encroachment of Presidential Elections

What happens when two major elections, each set for a separate year, collide in the same year? If ever there is a Big Bang, Louisiana will be hearing it. These two elections (one for Governor; the other for President) have…

One More Song

Allen Toussaint did not need this event. Legends, after all, can pick and choose where they go and what they do. He has played in fine halls throughout the world; sat in front of grand pianos; been accompanied by big…