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Layover at Home: An Unexpected 24 Hours in New Orleans

An unexpected layover in New Orleans. Just because I live here doesn’t mean I can’t be a tourist…

6:30 a.m.—Louis Armstrong International Airport

“It’s because you’re flying tomorrow,” said the ticket agent, who was making it clear what I already knew: that this whole situation was my fault. 2,809 more words


Dining Out in New Orleans: Tan Dinh (with Robin Rapuzzi)

Crossing the Mississippi for the first time in this series, I hauled percussionist “Washboard” Robin Rapuzzi over to Gretna to sample the West Bank Vietnamese staple Tan Dinh. 1,329 more words

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Dining Out in New Orleans: St. Clair Pizza and good beer (with Jason Briggs)

Another food truck, although this might qualify as a food bus. St. Clair Pizza offers wood fired pizzas on four wheels. I took my accountant to see if this was all on the level. 715 more words

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Dining Out in New Orleans: Boswell’s and the Great Food Truck Run (with Lindsay Davis)

Taking a look at food trucks around the city today, along with the mid-city Jamaican staple Boswell’s. A four-meal run that ended under a freeway. Let’s do this. 1,370 more words

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Dining Out in New Orleans: Courtyard Brewery and Saigon Slim’s Food Truck (with Tyler Thomson)

Gonna be writing about food trucks for a while, as well as the Courtyard Brewery, which has become a haven for them. Today’s entry is Saigon Slim’s, serving a variety of Vietnamese favorites. 947 more words

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Eating Gluten Free in New Orleans

We were in New Orleans where much of the food is cream based and fried and definitely not gluten free. I was leery about finding gluten-free food, but my fears were unfounded. 283 more words


New Orlean's Restaurant: Variations on Mosca's Garlic Chicken

Some of the most memorable New Orleans’ restaurants are perhaps not the most fancy or flamboyant ones. Mosca’s Restaurant is one that you have to search out; but it is a unique Louisiana experience. 1,329 more words