New Orleans Magazine - November 2016

Two Women in Burkas

Two women dressed head to toe in black burkas were getting on the same Delta flight, from Paris to Atlanta, that I was boarding. Yes, I know about the proper political correctness and the unfairness of stereotypes, but there are…

Picou’s Washington Pie

There was once a bakery called Picou’s located off of Esplanade Avenue near Bayou St. John. I am not saying that its neighborhood was rough back then, but to get what you wanted you had to stand outside and have…

READ+SPIN

Non-Fiction: Author of academic works and published research on the history of cuisine, Paul Freedman’s Ten Restaurants That Changed America is thick with details and hunger-inducing menus. Opening with an introduction by restaurateur Danny Meyer, the owner of Union Square…