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So we spent the weekend in New Orleans, with a couple we’ve been friends with for a long long time. After talking for years about visiting various exotic locales with these friends, we finally decided that at least we could manage a couple of days over there, so we did it. 761 more words

Dining Out in New Orleans: The Big Cheezy and The Creole Creamery (with Izzy)

One last trip out in this series before I hit the road. It’s all dairy all the time on this run…

Dining partner: Izzy

Occupation: Poet, librarian… 839 more words

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Dining Out in New Orleans: Two Sisters 'N Da East (with Charlie Halloran)

Heading out to the edge of town for killer soul food with my old friend Charlie Halloran. It’s a reminder that good things don’t go away, they just change location… 1,097 more words

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Dining Out in New Orleans: Barcelona Tapas (with Chris Romaguera) + King James and the Special Men

Heading uptown to visit chef Xavier Laurentino’s latest contribution to the culinary scene. A couple small plates turns into a three hour meal/hangout, followed by the big sounds of a legendary New Orleans band. 1,332 more words

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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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