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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October in New Orleans- It’s Festival Season!

Posted by on Oct 26, 2014, 4:42 pm in Music, Travel | 2 comments

October brings an embarrassment of riches to get out and experience in New Orleans.

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Urban Farms, Community Gardens and Roasted Eggplant Dip

Posted by on Oct 11, 2014, 2:21 pm in Recipes-Savory | 2 comments

This Roasted Eggplant Dip is made from my “pay” for a morning of weeding and seeding under the broiling New Orleans sun.

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Eating Around New Orleans 2014

Posted by on Oct 3, 2014, 12:15 pm in Restaurants, Travel | 4 comments

New Orleans was famously dissed by a prominent restaurant critic 9 years ago. We, of course, did not agree with him then, but today the restaurant scene is more vibrant than ever.

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