New Orleans Magazine - June 2015

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Bra Genie in Baton Rouge Bra Genie: 7539 Corp. Blvd., Suite 180, Baton Rouge, (225) 223-6114, TheBraGenie.com Bra Genie, the bra-fitting salon in Mandeville, has opened a second location in Baton Rouge. Located in the Towne Center, next to Whole…

READ+SPIN

MEMOIR: In her hilarious memoir, After a While You Just Get Used to It: A Tale of Family Clutter, Gwendolyn Knapp spins tales about her eccentric Florida family. Hoarding, dysfunction and dating dilemmas of epic proportions ensue, and even a…

Dining Guide

Tommy’s Cuisine Tommy’s Restaurant Group: 746 Tchoupitoulas St., 581-1103 Tommy’s Restaurant Group, in New Orleans’ Warehouse District, is now hosting private events including wedding receptions and corporate parties. Private dining rooms are available at Tommy’s Winebar, Tommy’s Cuisine and Tommy’s…

HEALTHBEAT

In a cooperative agreement announced in the spring, LCMC Health System will pay Jefferson Parish up to $245 million to lease West Jefferson Medical Center and operate its hospitals and clinics for 45 years. According to a press release, a…

Rebuilding the Gateway

A cartoon in The New Yorker once showed a woman who answered the phone in a fashionable Manhattan apartment turning to her husband and saying, “It’s your tally man, he’s tallied your bananas.” As the banana industry returns to New Orleans, we can assume that there will again be tallymen on our streets. In deference to…

What to Do About Rice?

I have a culinary question. What exactly are we supposed to do with a glob of white rice? Ever so often I get that with my entrée, most often but not exclusively, at a Vietnamese or Chinese restaurant. The rice…

Bud’s With a Twist

There have been certain pivotal moments in New Orleans dining history when the world just seemed to change. For example: • When Antoine’s switched from having an all-French menu to one that included a foreign language: English. • When Galatorie’s stopped serving chipped ice…