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Oysters and Crawfish Juice- Eating and Drinking New Orleans


It was my mistake to forget that I had arrived in New Orleans on a Saturday night. To me, it was a normal day, in which I had spent the morning in New York City before hopping on a plane with my Roommate Natasha for spring break travels to the land of the south. 1,385 more words


Treme: Season 4

In the series’ final five episodes, which take place from November 2008 through Mardi Gras 2009, the promise of economic and cultural recovery – heightened by the historic election of a new president – is tempered by sobering economics, continued police corruption, and the ongoing specter of violence and crime. 29 more words

3 Best Fried Chicken Restaurants in New Orleans are "Off The Beaten Path": Dizzy's, Dooky's & McHardy's

Lil’ Dizzy’s on Esplanade in Treme: One of three restaurants recommended for Big Easy fried chicken. Dizzy’s also serves “soul” & Creole food in a casual atmosphere. 37 more words

In New Orleans' Treme, Backstreet Cultural Museum Dares to Expose, but Sly Just Teases

Try and visit the Backstreet Cultural Museum and tell me that you “get it.” The small bungalow museum ($8 gets you Sylvester and a pair of beads) touches on, but does not give up, the mysteries of survival and pride behind the most revered traditions of a cohesive, underground, resillient society. 107 more words

Down In The Hole

I got this song stuck in my head.

Now, it will be stuck in yours.


From the Great Mini-Series

The Wire

And Tom Waits for no Man. 192 more words


Kermit Ruffins and The Rebirth Brass Band

I have a few bucket lists I’ve been working through, and Kermit Ruffins is at the top of each and every one of them. I didn’t know anything about brass music before coming to New Orleans, and what is such a huge part of Louisiana music culture is lost on west coasters because we are not directly exposed to it. 275 more words