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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Southern Food and Beverage Museum’s New Home

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014, 7:42 am in Food and Drink, Travel | 2 comments

The Southern Food and Beverage Museum moves into its new home at the site of historic market space in New Orleans’ Central City.

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Arugula and Roasted Shiitake Salad

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014, 10:13 am in Recipes-Savory | 3 comments

This Arugula and Roasted Shiitake Salad is a simple, elegant salad for a hot summer’s day.

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Kendall Jackson’s Heirloom Tomato Festival – and Achiote Spiced Beef Tacos

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014, 3:50 pm in Recipes-Savory, Travel, Wine | 1 comment

A visit to Kendall Jackson’s yummy Heirloom Tomato Festival, and a recipe for Achiote Spiced Beef Tacos

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The Morning Call in City Park

Posted by on Sep 14, 2014, 1:08 pm in Personal Reflection, Travel | 2 comments

A very pleasant (almost) fall morning at The Morning Call in City Park.

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High Above – and on – Sedona

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014, 9:10 am in Personal Reflection, Travel | 0 comments

A private scenic overlook at Sky Ranch Lodge, in breathtaking Sedona, is the perfect spot for making friends and contemplating life transitions.

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