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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Road Trip: El Paso, New Mexico and a Lunch Stop in Tuscon, AZ

Posted by on Aug 11, 2015, 2:41 pm in Personal Reflection, Restaurants, Travel | 0 comments

Driving through the small town American Southwest, and a lunch stop at Pasco Kitchen and Lounge in Tucson, AZ.

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Road Trip: First Stop – Lafayette, LA

Posted by on Aug 1, 2015, 2:47 pm in Personal Reflection, Restaurants, Travel | 1 comment

Off on a road trip – that very American phenomenon. First stop – Lafayette, Louisiana -for a great lunch.

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Race, Southern Food and an Upside Down Peach Pecan Pie

Posted by on Jul 22, 2015, 1:40 pm in Personal Reflection, Recipes-Sweet | 3 comments

The issue of race is never too away when contemplating Southern food, and a recipe for Upside Down Peach Pecan Pie – an old “plantation” recipe.

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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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Lunching at Blanco’s- a Pretty Damn Good “Chain” Restaurant in Phoenix

Posted by on Aug 22, 2014, 1:07 pm in Personal Reflection, Restaurants | 6 comments

Lunching at Blanco’s- a Pretty Damn Good “Chain” Restaurant in Phoenix. Is it worthy of my dining dollars?

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Bodega Bay to Jenner – and a Simple Salad with Shrimp and Quinoa

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014, 8:57 am in Personal Reflection, Recipes-Savory | 3 comments

A day trip to the Sonoma Coast, and a simple salad with shrimp and quinoa.

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Arriving in Healdsburg

Posted by on Jul 4, 2014, 10:13 am in Personal Reflection | 1 comment

Arriving in Healdsburg

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Leaving Los Angeles

Posted by on Jul 2, 2014, 11:21 am in Personal Reflection | 11 comments

Leaving Los Angeles, and the house I have loved for the past 17 years.

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My (Almost) Top 10 Thoughts on Packing

Posted by on Jun 10, 2014, 9:16 am in Personal Reflection | 2 comments

My top thoughts on this #*%! packing process.

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