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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Cuba Revisited: Day 1 – The Rolling Stones

Posted by on Apr 1, 2016, 12:02 pm in Historic Places, History, Personal Reflection, Travel | 5 comments

My second visit to Cuba, at this historic time, begins with seeing The Rolling Stones.

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Celebrating Dooky Chase’s Restaurant and Ms. Leah Chase

Posted by on Jan 9, 2016, 1:49 pm in Historic Places, History, Personal Reflection, Restaurants | 0 comments

Ms. Leah Chase’s 93rd birthday celebration, and the 75th anniversary of Dooky Chase’s restaurant.

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Oysters Rockefeller, Escargots and Barefoot Wine

Posted by on May 30, 2012, 8:29 am in Food and Drink, Historic Places, Menus, Recipes-Savory, Restaurants, Travel, Wine | 3 comments

Lunch with Barefoot Wines at Antoine’s in New Orleans, home of the original Oysters Rockefeller

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Meet Me at the Farmers Market-a Sunday Field Trip to L.A.’s Original (Part 1)

Posted by on May 9, 2012, 8:26 am in Historic Places, Restaurants, Travel | 2 comments

The Original Farmers Market at Third and Fairfax has been around since 1934- way before Third, Fairfax, and most of L.A.’s surrounding streets became clogged with a never-ending stream of traffic.

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