An Evening in New Orleans

The other day I had business in the Crescent City, settled it early, and went by the Bon Ton Café at 401 Magazine to pass rush hour and enjoy a fine meal.  I craved crawfish etouffee in the worst way but knew I’d order their lovely redfish with crab and green onion topping.  Crawfish season […]

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. Kat and Steph raved over their Eggs Atchafalaya featuring poached oeufs with Hollandaise, fried green tomato, and lump Gulf crabmeat. Kevin liked his shrimp and grits, heads and all, ya’ll.

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America’s Best Chicken

I’ve wanted to eat at Willie Mae’s Scotch House for years, but it’s been an elusive date.

The neighborhood is impoverished and ancient. It’s safe in daylight, perhaps explaining why they don’t offer dinner. The building is clean inside and out, and decorated in NOLA neighborhood style, with old signs, old pictures, reproductions of locally themed art, and tables as close together as church pews.

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