New Orleans Voices - December 2012

Christmas in New Orleans in 1718

John Magill is historian and curator for The Historic New Orleans Collection. In today's podcast, Magill takes us back in time to Christmas in New Orleans in 1718.  According to Magill, the 18th century holiday was quite different from our…

Nell Nolan: Debutantes in New Orleans

Nell Nolan is the social columnist for The Times-Picayune. In today's podcast, Nolan discusses the historical origins of young ladies' debuts into society, explains who debutantes are, and describes what the New Orleans debutante season entails. In her role as…

Serendipity: New Orleans Cuisine with a Twist

Chef Chris DeBarr is co-owner and chef of Serendipity Restaurant near Faubourg St. John. Before opening Serendipity in early October 2012, DeBarr was with The Green Goddess Restaurant. The chef is as colorful as his food; he enjoys adding surprising…