Duck with Citrus and Red Onion

July 15, 2012
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A second citrus recipe as we pack and prepare for a few weeks of visiting friends and family in Norway. While I may have just said that I wanted to avoid duck and chicken dishes when experimenting with citrus, I gave in. There are only so many ways to cook meat and citrus, and while […]

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Gumbo Rah! Rah!

January 7, 2012
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Ok people, it’s football time. Alright, fine, it’s been football time for quite a few months already. Let me rephrase, it’s football playoff time. That magical time of year when all of those fairweather fans who wait in the wings throughout the regular season can finally jump on the bandwagon and root! root! root! That […]

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Reaching Out to Chef Zimet and Boucherie

May 26, 2011
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Gourmand loves Boucherie. Whenever I dare to pose the dangerous question of where to eat, I know the inevitable answer. Oddly, we never made much time for Que Crawl, Boucherie’s four wheeled predecessor. I’m not sure why excatly, but other then the occasional festival, it never endeared itself to us. The bricks and mortar Boucherie though, is […]

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November 16, 2010

The Gourmet: Is it just me, or are new restaurants sprouting like weeds in this city? Trying desperately to keep up with all of these openings and falling dangerously behind the curve, Gourmand and I headed to Meson 923 on a recent night. After a quick perusal of the menu I was intrigued by the way that […]

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Oh Bouligny Tavern, Be Still My Heart

November 10, 2010

The Gourmet: As this is a food blog we feel it is our duty to explore, experiment and expound on all of the new (and not so new) spots in NOLA. It’s our way of taking one for the team. For the most part this is a pretty good mission. When it comes to places […]

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Feast or Famine

October 30, 2010

Gourmet: The culinary world that is New Orleans is a tasty one. Its filled with roux and oysters, cochon de lait and alligator bites. Suffice it to say that it is a goopy, yummy, fried, extravaganza of food. Sometimes it gets old though and when a new restaurant opens its always a shot in the arm and […]

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