Category Archives: food
I had me a little oyster-grief panic attack this week. First came the news Thursday that 134-year-old New Orleans institution P&J Oyster company was ending its shucking operation immediately. Also mentioned in that article was the possibility that Felix’s will likely be closing its oyster bar in the near future. I decided I better go [...]
[Pre-disclaimer: This has been sitting in my unpublished drafts since before the BP oil spill turned so catastrophic. My heart isn't into writing anything like this at the moment but I figured since I already wrote it I'd put it out there.] [Disclaimer: For my Austin peeps, this isn't personal, I pretty much trashed most [...]
All I did was mention a recipe on my twitter and 15 minutes later I get this: Martha Stewart (MarthaStewart) is now following your tweets on Twitter. A little information about Martha Stewart: 1912096 followers 1202 tweets following 6002 people Boy is she in for a surprise.
You are all hereby put on notice. Any further use of gumbo metaphors, related to Treme or otherwise, will be met with Cease and Desist orders as per the “Gumbo Metaphor Non-Proliferation Act of 2006″. That is all.
Checking my sitemeter, I discover somebody who ran across my blog googling “pics of hot guys new orleans”. Apparently the #2 link for that search in Google leads to the infamous sushi pictures. They didn’t click around to read any more. Nyuk nyuk nyuk.
Ashley describes our pre-Christmas lunch from the other day, sitting on the steps of the Lafitte Projects eating take-out from Dooky Chase’s. While we were there, the mist turned to a light drizzle, and I turns to him, and I says, “Ya know, we’re sitting on the steps of a hurricane damaged, boarded up, abandoned [...]
Good days are not a guarantee. They are a blessing. Single-parenting it for a few days. Brother-in-law in town, thinking of staying. He and I and the boy and the girl dined at Vincents. Talked about movies old and new, skateboarding, pranks, music famous and obscure, sazeracs properly and improperly made, homework done and homework [...]
After my desperate plea went out when I found out I’d missed the deadline to order a pre-cooked turkey from Langenstein’s, Ashley said “hell, I’m frying one, and once you’ve got it all set up and the oil hot, doing two isn’t any extra effort”. Which is how I got to spend most of Thanksgiving [...]
Probably the one place in the city where it was close to impossible to get a po-boy today was Oak Street. I should have realized when I was walking up at 2pm and there were bigger crowds leaving than there were showing up that it was not gonna be the neighborhood block party love fest [...]
Dig it. I can walk to this. I’m looking for a volunteer to roll me home afterwards though. New Orleans Po-Boy Preservation Festival November 18, 12 noon – 6:00pm Oak Street at South Carrollton Fill yer belly then head out to the BERG derby that night.