New Orleans Magazine - November 2012

Tops of the Town

  We heard that there was some sort of other election in 2012 but the one that was most far ranging in decision-making was when our readers were asked to pick the Tops of the Town. A self-addressed postage paid…

Best of Dining 2012

Alon Shaya Chef of the Year   R’evolution Restaurant of the Year JoAnn Clevenger Honor Roll   Maximilian Ortiz Maître d’ of the Year   Kirk Estopinal Bartender of the Year   Ti Martin and Lally Brennan Restaurateurs of the…

How to Dress Right

My gentleman friend Lust is driving us to a formal gala. We are all dressed up and looking good for once – and I hear this mosquito buzzing around my head. Now, I just finished gluing together my coiffure with…

Getting Organ-ized

New Orleans’ magnificent organs once resounded in mansions and theaters as well as in churches.

Letters

Sister Carla Dolce: In need of a small miracle Re: “Shrine of the Times: Sister Carla Dolce and the battle of hope,” Cast of Characters column, by George Gurtner. September 2012 issue. I greatly enjoyed your article on Sr. Carla…

Pizza Stories

So this guy goes into a pizzeria and orders an extra-large pizza with everything on it. As the pizza was being pulled out of the oven he asked the pizza maker, “How many slices do you cut this into?” “Ten,”…

One Moment in Time

Jewels and gems of yesteryear convey classic elegance. Today, vintage-inspired pieces of jewelry express the same endearing message that can withstand the test of time. Modern Times Right page: 18 karat white gold Cartier Bagnoire watch with oval crown set…

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A Beacon Returns to the Lakefront

Originally built to guide ships when the New Orleans Lakefront was bustling with commerce, the historic New Basin Canal Lighthouse is now being used as a beacon to lure people back to Lake Pontchartrain, and the long-running campaign to fully…

DINING GUIDE

New Chef and Kids Night at Johnny V’s 6106 Magazine St., 899-4880 Armond Jonte, the former owner and chef of Gautreau’s, has joined Johnny V’s bistro as head chef. Bringing more than 30 years experience with him, he’s cooking up…

The View from Above

The slow buggy ride might still be the most romantic way for visitors to take in the sights of the French Quarter, but a local tourism company has started a new service that should be familiar to world travelers from…

Healthbeat

Ochsner Clinic Foundation recently received a five-year, $1.25 million Science Education Partnership Award from the National Institutes of Health in order to fund BEST Science!, a program that links Ochsner with the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and local…

Top Area Nursing Homes*

When it comes to evaluating nursing homes Medicare is the top source for data collection. Using Medicare evaluation information these are the top ranked nursing homes that accept Medicare within a 50-mile radius of New Orleans.     *NOTE: Some…

Fall’s Fresh Finds

The holiday season is well upon us, and I’ve broken out my sweaters. For a man who lives in a sub-tropical climate, I have a lot of sweaters. Most of them were Christmas gifts, and unlike most of the gifts…

The Advocate Finding Its Place

If we wanted to be totally Machiavellian about it, we would urge readers not to subscribe to either The Advocate or The Times-Picayune. After all, although we’re a magazine and not a newspaper, we still compete for some of the…