New Orleans Magazine - March 2005

Miffed in Mobile?

A proud group of residents resides a couple of hours to the east in the old city of Mobile. We have so much in common with the Crescent City that we feel like a New Orleans suburb. But to be…

Good Friday

Good Friday used to be a more solemn day in New Orleans, so solemn that the movie listings in the newspaper would announce that local theaters were closed for the day. But Good Friday has also had a split personality…

Stuffing

It's not just for the birds I once came home from a St. Patrick’s Day parade weighted down with vegetables, an occurrence that as far as I know is exclusive to New Orleans. Hurled from the floats into my waving…

Purple Pros

A century ago, a new drugstore opened. It was just what the doctor ordered “The thing I hear the most about is the ice cream,” Sydney Besthoff III admits. n This month marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of…

Sizzling! Three Great Kitchens

KEVIN KELLY WHERE Central Business District GOAL Kevin Kelly says he wanted a kitchen that would have a feeling of warmth, such as in a plantation kitchen like the one at his Houmas House Plantation and Gardens in Darrow. When…