Festivals

Jazz Feast 2011

May 9, 2011
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Every time I set foot on the Fair Grounds for Jazz Fest I am astounded by how lucky we are to have such an eclectic and fantastic mix of food, music, people and culture. Each year hundreds of bands, local and global, grace its stages bringing roots, jazz, brass, rock, rap and every other conceivable […]

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Partners In Pork

March 27, 2011
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This Saturday the third annual Hogs For The Cause (click this link to donate) was held at City Pork Park. Rather then adding to the myriad of articles and conversations regarding the event, I will simply say this: The day was beautiful and the crowd enthusiastic. The competitors outdid themselves and my sunburn defies the […]

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The Fat Kid Chronicles: Savannah

March 10, 2011

The Gourmet: This year we decided to leave town for Mardi Gras (the Horror!). After three years of wishing that we had taken advantage of the long weekend, we stopped making excuses and made hotel reservations instead. After a boozy and fun filled Muses we took our shoes home, loaded up the cooler with snacks (cheese) and […]

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One Man’s Po’boy is Another Man’s Poor Boy

November 15, 2010

The Gourmet: Ladies and Gentlemen it is that time of year again. Time for the most glorious food festival to ever grace the streets of New Orleans: The New Orleans Po-Boy Preservation Festival!!! This year, despite a nasty little fight over its location, the Festival returned to Oak Street for its 4th year. Personally, I […]

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