An expatriate of New Orleans – and professional chef – who has lived in Los Angeles since her childhood, blogs about the journey from New Orleans to Los Angeles back to New Orleans, and points along the way.

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A Few Glimpses of Eating around New Orleans

Posted by on Oct 28, 2012, 8:36 pm in Food and Drink, Restaurants, Travel | 5 comments

A few glimpses of the New Orleans eateries

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Visiting New Orleans- Xavier University Chapel and the Height of Tourist Season

Posted by on Oct 19, 2012, 7:40 pm in Family Celebrations, Personal Reflection, Travel | 3 comments

Attending the dedication of New Orleans’ Xavier University’s (my mother and father’s alma mater) newly built Katharine Drexel Chapel, at the height of tourist season

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Salad with Grilled Figs, Blue Cheese and Spiced Pecans

Posted by on Oct 11, 2012, 2:52 pm in Food and Drink, Recipes-Savory | 1 comment

Grill the versatile and sensuous fig, which so perfectly carries us from summer into fall, and mix it into this sweet and savory salad.

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Lunching at Angele, Shopping at Rancho Gordo and Recipe for Pasta e Fagioli

Posted by on Oct 2, 2012, 5:58 pm in Recipes-Savory, Restaurants, Travel | 1 comment

A splendid lunch at Angele, on the riverbank in downtown Napa, then off to visit Rancho Gordo for heirloom beans.

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