Archives for February 2014


As our last hurrah of meat eating before we say “farewell to flesh” and Carnival season turns to Lent, let’s indulge in a big juicy burger.  The number of burger joints in New Orleans is growing exponentially these days.  Some local joints and some franchise places, but all of them are quite yummy. For the… Read More


Before the Bouef Gras rolls down St. Charles Avenue at the head of the Rex Parade signaling the end of Carnival – farewell to flesh, let’s take a look at the bevy of steak houses in the Crescent City.  Let’s start with the old-school steak houses which I consider to be Crescent City Steaks on… Read More


Carnival is the season of merriment that begins on the Epiphany (12th Night / January 6) and  leads up to Lent. The word is a translated from a Latin word that means “farewell to flesh”.  Of course, that reference is to the Lenten season where there is much fasting and restricted diets.  The Lenten diet… Read More