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St. Charles Avenue May 2005

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Schools of Thought

A look at how Tulane University and Newcomb College were founded Tulane University has upheld a reputation as one the best and most recognized schools in the country throughout its long and rich history. But the genesis of Tulane’s legacy began under a different name and in a different place, almost two centuries ago. In […]

For Mother’s Day

Drawing inspiration from her growing collection of 18th- and 19th-century French-cut steel shoe buckles, Janet Bruno-Small will design a one-of-a-kind necklace with your mother in mind. This piece, which mixes freshwater pearls with garnet, sterling and quartz, features one of those beautiful buckles. Mon Coeur, 3952 Magazine St., 899-0064. Snapdragons and roses get along beautifully […]

Food Décor

This tray of crudites was prepared by Dooky Chase and decorated with kale and accented with three variegated pink tulips on two sides. The vegetables are so beautiful, you don’t need much decoration. A sculpture by artist Mojo, this sea and surf platter was the inspiration for the shrimp appetizer. The Celebration server by Bev […]

Miller-Eastman Wedding

Whitney and Martin Brent Eastman, Caroline Odinet, Katelyn Laughlin, Maggie Laughlin, Kenny Odinet III and Libby Odinet (front row); Kathy Eastman, India Eastman, Kathleen Theriot, Elizabeth Theriot, Whitney and Martin, Diane Miller, Marjie Laughlin, Michelle Odinet and Eli Odinet (middle row); and John Eastman, John Eastman Jr., Don Theriot, M.O. Miller III, Kenny Odinet Jr. […]

Mother’s Day Blues

Mother’s Day is an ambiguous holiday. Does Mother’s Day include mothers-in-law? Godmothers? Grandmothers? Mother Theresa? Besides his or her own mother, a married person often has to maintain a good—make that civil—relationship with the mother-in-law. Perhaps we should have a separate Mother-in-Law Day; well, maybe half a day. This would not be an occasion solely […]

New, Improved and Award-Winning Cuisine

Chef/owner Scott Snodgrass and owner Lee McCullough at One Restaurant and Lounge. It is an uncommon piece of fortune for a food columnist to chance upon so volatile a subject as cupcakes. But such was my luck, evidently, when I took up its discussion a couple of months ago in this space. In my two […]

May 2005

Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans is making huge strides in educating our young people about how to be successful in business—and who more deserving to be on our cover than JA’s 2005 “Business Hall of Fame” honorees: Coleman Adler II, Henry Lambert, Carey Bond, Irma Thomas and Andre Rubenstein. (John Dane was unable to […]

Along the Avenue

Jackie Gamble and Barbara Lill showing off their chapeau couture before boarding carriages for the First Annual St. Charles Avenue Easter Parade. Margaret Shields with Dr. Howard and Harriet Nelson at the Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestra dinner. Carolyn and Bill Oliver with Miriam Schulingkamp at Southern Repertory Theatre’s “An Evening at Antoine’s.” May 2005 […]

Falaya Fling

Catherine Barkerding, Stephanie Hendry, Catherine Lanaux and Hilda Lanaux Ronnie and Gardner Kole with Kathryn, Elizabeth and Pete Schneider Harold Aucoin and Tara Cunningham Margaret Early with Richard and Beth Lambert Eddie Villere and St. Scholastica principal Mary Kathryn Villere with Marguerite and Richard Celestin Event co-chair Nancy Golemi and Ron Golemi with event co-chair […]

May 2005

Seasonal Celebrations by Beverly Reese Church with Sallye English Irvine St. Charles Avenue executive editor has compiled some of her best entertaining ideas in Seasonal Celebrations. Divided by season, each party has beautiful photos to illustrate it, a menu put together by a New Orleans restaurant (with select recipes in the back of the book), […]

A Seaonal Repast

Chef Jeremy Langlois of Latil’s Landing Restaurant adds sophisticated flair to this summer menu APPETIZER | Crab and mango cakes served with a chipotle remoulade sauce ENTRÉE | Sea Bass Karen on a wild mushroom ragout and topped with a pinot noir butter sauce DESSERT | White chocolate and coconut bread pudding with a whiskey […]

That’s Hot

The weather’s heating up, so your dishes should as well. Why not add some jalapeños? Some like it hot. I like it really, really hot! As a native New Orleanian, who spent several years ensconced in Texas, I have certainly sampled my share of spicy and often fiercely fiery foods. And my favorites of these […]

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM