New Orleans Magazine - December 2016

Christmas of ‘89

I was at a Christmas party on Wed., Dec. 22 when someone commented about the weather, which was cold even for Christmastime, and added that a heavy freeze was on the way. She wasn’t wrong. But the next morning an…

Taking a Chartered Path

On this past election night, while most of us sat stunned at the presidential election results, a little-watched vote tally toward the bottom of the ballot had a big impact – at least in New Orleans – and could eventually…

READ+SPIN

Cookbook: There are few things I love more than a holiday spent eating Cajun and Creole food in a Louisianian’s dwelling. However, I’m usually New England-bound and away from these special occasions and spicy feasts. This year, however, my Yankee…

NOLA ChristmasFest

Bob Johnson, President of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, discusses this year’s fest

Hangover

Epidemiology of a New Orleans staple

Best of Dining

Mike Gulotta Chef of the Year /////////   Native son Mike Gulotta seems to making a habit of surprising people. Zigging when a zag is anticipated by everyone else. Early on in a chef’s career, the expected path would be…