New Orleans Magazine - May 2016

Shrimp Boats

Shrimp boats once docked in the small canal that lined the area best known as Bucktown. It was a quirky little neighborhood with a restaurant, Sid-Mars, a view of the sunset over the lake, a bridge from which boys in…

The Man At the Track

Horse racing is about the hunch, the odds, the hocus pocus, the hope that something that seems like nothing is actually a good sign, the faith in the right move and the proper moment. So it was that on the…

Pump Slump

Louisiana’s biggest industry gets tested, once again

The Dead Sea and Me

I have always wanted to see the world; climb mountains, jump out of planes, ride a camel – you name it. When I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at 19, those plans seemed to fly out the window. Since then…

READ+SPIN

FASHION: Milk and Sugar: The Complete Book of Seersucker by Bill Haltom delves into the history and iconography of the storied Southern staple – including its New Orleans roots – and explores the role of “wash suits” in fashion for…

Shrimp

A Giant Among Seafoods 7 varied recipes