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St. Charles Avenue August 2005

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Bells Are Ringing

Family friends create a magical wedding party for a special couple by BEV CHURCH Veronica Swanson and Jamie Beard—from California and Connecticut, respectively—were married in New Orleans in November 2004. Veronica’s family, the Pipes, have lived in New Orleans since the early 1800s and she graduated from Tulane University. Veronica chose to have her wedding […]

Along the Avenue

Summer Lyric Theater’s artistic director Michael Howard serenades guests at the “Candide” opening night party. A sleepover at Chrétien Point Plantation for Charlotte Clark (second from the left) included Nicole Milburn, Lilly Aguillard, Helene Paxton, Catherine Mills, Lauren Redfearn and William Clark. Michael Allday, NOFF executive director Lindsay Ross and John Desplas at the French […]

North of the Lake

Pat and Debbie Alleman with Lea and Kurt Carlton Dick Van Laere, John Estes and Charlie Raymond Ken, William and Lee Matherne Tommye Guess, Randy Tricou, Rosemary and Ken Furca, Logan Guess, and Joann and Roy Miceli Margaret Matherne, James Michalopoulos, Chrisina Cooper and Stephanie Kiebach Patrick and Lisa Wells with Eric Paulsen and Shelley […]

Simply Sublime

Evan Hayes of the Delachaise concocts a menu that is deceptively simple, but full of flavor APPETIZER | The Delachaise bruschetta ENTREÉ | Oysters and leek toast DESSERT | Dulce de leche cheesecake topped with a caramel cream sauce and house-roasted pecans 2 oz. pastis (herbsaint) 4 oz. heavy whipping cream 8 fat Louisiana oysters […]

Old School

Three retro salad dressings that aren’t calorie-conscious, but are delicious by SALLYE IRVINE I practically grew up at Charlie’s Steak House. My family ate there just about every Friday night of my childhood. I remember listening for the crackling of the glorious garlic-butter slicked steaks as they were carried upstairs on metal plates. And after […]

What’s Hot For Back to School

by KARA NELSON Summer vacation may be over, but summer temperatures tend to linger a little longer in these parts. That’s why this sleeveless knit dress from Deux Par Deux—paired with a classic wood-handle purse—is a logical yet fashionable choice for back-to-school. Palm Patch, 5933 Magazine St.,899-9797, 800 Metairie Rd., 833-0039. There’s just something about […]

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