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New Orleans Magazine February 2016

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In the Mix

Our guide to great rum drinks

High Gloss

Narrow and wide sterling silver Chain Link cuffs by Mignon Faget; J. Carter oxidized sterling silver cuff with gold and diamond constellation at Symmetry Jewelers   Ben-Amun 24 karat gold-plated gold and geode collar necklace with pendant at Angelique   Wonder Woman Cuff by St. Claude at SoPo; ivory bone cuff at Hazelnut; Caged Pearls […]

Stones and Dolls

What Other People Do

A Local Legacy

Jim Bob Moffett left his mark on New Orleans

Top Hospitals

Patients’ picks of area facilities

Networking

Smartphones and Heart Health

Moulding the Music

Danny Barker in the here and now

READ+SPIN

YOUNG ADULT: In The Casquette Girls, Alys Arden taps into the supernatural world amid a backdrop of a deserted post-hurricane French Quarter. The story is told through the eyes of 16-year-old Adele Le Moyne, who’s trying to make sense of a string of murders mysteriously tied to her ancestors. Arden is scheduled to speak at […]

Dinner For Two

What not to do

Mad at Minions

Longing for creative riffraff

Governors vs. Politics

The gritty side of education

HEALTHBEAT

LSU Health New Orleans has been awarded a high-risk high-reward innovation research grant. Research will be targeting heart disease and stroke. LSU Health New Orleans Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Imran Mungrue Ph.D. will the be the first researcher in Louisiana to receive this type of grant from the American Heart Association. The […]

It’s “Bout” Time

Boxing in New Orleans

The Greatest Mardi Gras Ever

Mardi Gras was on Feb. 28 10 years ago in 2006. The late date was fortunate because the Katrina-battered city needed every extra day it could get to prop itself up for the celebration it needed to have. Since March 3, 1699 – the amazingly coincidental date when Frenchmen first camped out in what would […]

Melissa Weber

aka DJ Soul Sister

OUR TOP PICKS

FOR FEBRUARY EVENTS

Tết Talk

The city’s largest Vietnamese New Year festival is an immersion in food and culture.

Good Goddess

The Bona Dea

Starches of A Different Type

Beyond potatoes and pasta

News From the Kitchens

Red Dog Diner, Bevi Seafood Co. & St. James Cheese Company

Unconventionally Good

Places within places

JULIA STREET WITH POYDRAS THE PARROT

THE PURSUIT TO ANSWER ETERNAL QUESTIONS

When Statues Fall

Learning From Marcus Aurelius

Letters

Throwing That Net Re: “Salt On a Melon, “Inside column by Errol Laborde. October 2015 issue. Wow, did your editorial on “Salt On a Melon” hit home with me. I was born and raised in New Orleans in the late 1930s and do remember riding on the lakefront, visiting that stand and eating those delicious […]

Of Whiskey and Rum

Booze was in the news this past month. There was the announcement that the Sazerac Company had acquired Southern Comfort. There is something right with a world in which the same people that warehouse Southern Comfort also stack Sazerac, for both brands were created here. Southern Comfort was invented by New Orleans bartender Martin Wilkes Heron back in 1874. The liqueur has always had a unique fruit taste because of its recipe, which combines […]

Hot Stone Healing

Winding down at the Windsor Court

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM