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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Meet Alon Shaya

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015, 10:03 am in Chef Interviews, History, Restaurants | 1 comment

Meet Alon Shaya, who happens to be having a great year. Now, I’m looking back 10 years, when he and John Besh re-entered New Orleans right after the storm.

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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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