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New Orleans Magazine December 2017

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Low Effort Meals

When you just need to get your kids fed.

Best Of The Chefs

Several years ago I was walking across the Brooklyn Bridge (there is a pedestrian lane) when I got in a conversation with another walker. Upon learning that I was from New Orleans he asked about the city’s reputation for good food. As part of my response I asked if he ever heard of Paul Prudhomme? […]

May We Become Better At Judging History

Except perhaps for during Mardi Gras we hope the city never again experiences an evening when masked men are lurking about around midnight; worst yet they are city employees and one is the Fire Chief. We believe firmly in the notion that all men are created equally. We also argue that not all historical characters […]

Julia Street with Poydras the Parrot

Pleasure Resorts West End (1892)   Dear Julia, In the Times-Picayune paper dated July 21,1880, there was an article concerning my great grandfather Ferreole Micholet. It said he was the proprietor of a new hotel called the West End Hotel. His father-in-law, my great great grandfather, F. Huppenbauer, was the manager. It seems that Huppenbauer […]


Our top picks for this month’s events

Triple Threat

Actor Marcel Spears

Taking The Pill

Modern pharmacies upend corner drugstores

Straight A’s

New Orleans: A School Reform Model

Thrill From The Grill

A Pancake Temple’s Hangover Cure

Good things, Small Packages

Holiday gifts under $35

Santa Comes to Town

Christmas romping through the years

Season’s Musings…

From a Professional Curmudgeon

Gunches on the Road

A North Dakota Christmas

Best Of Dining

The New Orleans dining scene continues to enthrall, thrill and entertain. While we may have lost several local favorites, the list of dining options are bigger and better than ever, and buoyed by a burgeoning craft brewing and distilling scene. We can now drink, as well as eat, local. Our selections for the best of […]

Book Reviews

The Incomparable Magazine Street by John Magill, Photography by Margot Landen Take a virtual stroll through history along Magazine Street, New Orleans’ celebrated and six-mile stretch of shops, boutiques, restaurants, art galleries, groceries and so much more. The Incomparable Magazine Street gives readers a glimpse into the past with historic photos, advertisements and documents, along […]

Alliances Forged

Don Paul in words and music

Yule Jewels

While we enjoy the twinkling lights of the holiday season, the brightest baubles might be wrapped up under the tree. Here are some stunning pieces from local jewelers to gift or be gifted.

Mais Arepas

Colombian cooking adventure

News From the Kitchen

Flying Pig, Good Bird And Osaka Kohai

Visions of Cheesecake

Dessert for the Christmas Table

Merry Tiki Christmas

The Rum Barrel


Divine Jewels at HGM Fine Jewelry When you talk to Hope Goldman Meyer it takes less than a minute to be infected with her passion. Before you know it, your head is swirling with ideas of white and pink diamonds and precious South Sea pearls. Located within Empire Antiques, Hope’s expert eye curates an antique […]

Whatcha’ Got Cookin’?

Stirring the Pot at SoFab

Christmas 2004

Life’s window

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