New Orleans Magazine - February 2016

High Gloss

Narrow and wide sterling silver Chain Link cuffs by Mignon Faget; J. Carter oxidized sterling silver cuff with gold and diamond constellation at Symmetry Jewelers   Ben-Amun 24 karat gold-plated gold and geode collar necklace with pendant at Angelique  …

Letters

Throwing That Net Re: “Salt On a Melon, “Inside column by Errol Laborde. October 2015 issue. Wow, did your editorial on “Salt On a Melon” hit home with me. I was born and raised in New Orleans in the late…

HEALTHBEAT

LSU Health New Orleans has been awarded a high-risk high-reward innovation research grant. Research will be targeting heart disease and stroke. LSU Health New Orleans Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Imran Mungrue Ph.D. will the be the first…

Tết Talk

The city’s largest Vietnamese New Year festival is an immersion in food and culture.

READ+SPIN

YOUNG ADULT: In The Casquette Girls, Alys Arden taps into the supernatural world amid a backdrop of a deserted post-hurricane French Quarter. The story is told through the eyes of 16-year-old Adele Le Moyne, who’s trying to make sense of…

The Greatest Mardi Gras Ever

Mardi Gras was on Feb. 28 10 years ago in 2006. The late date was fortunate because the Katrina-battered city needed every extra day it could get to prop itself up for the celebration it needed to have. Since March…

Of Whiskey and Rum

Booze was in the news this past month. There was the announcement that the Sazerac Company had acquired Southern Comfort. There is something right with a world in which the same people that warehouse Southern Comfort also stack Sazerac, for both brands were created here. Southern Comfort…