Less Subway, More Parkway

Less Subway, More Parkway

I let loose my New Year’s resolution a couple of weeks ago: To eat better in 2009. Better steaks, better shrimp, better meals all around. One wag, Yat Pundit, echoed the theme with “less Subway, more Parkway!” Yeah, you rite! That reminded me of a glaring omission in my life. I’ve yet to have...

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“…All the Savoir Faire of the Old School…”

I was cleaning up my cube today and ran across a stack of papers left over from some genealogy research I did a few years ago.  I took a look at an obituary, my great-great grandfather’s brother (great-great grand uncle?), Paul ______, from 1898. I guess I hadn’t paid much attention to it after...

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Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

Yes, folks, it’s snowing in NOLA. Here’s proof.

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Sazerac Academy

Sazerac Academy

“On my honor I will do my best: To do my duty to God and my country…” Oath, Boy Scouts of America. “I vow to personally buy the first Sazerac for any visitor who asks ‘Hey, where do I get a Hurricane?’ and pledge to pull out the Herbsaint and Rye no matter the...

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Tales of the Cocktail to Open at the Sazerac Bar

I’ll let the press release from Ann Tuennerman explain all the good news: TALES OF THE COCKTAIL OPENING RECEPTION TO BE HELD AT THE NEWLY RESTORED ROOSEVELT HOTEL TOAST OF THE EVENING TO OCCUR AT THE ORIGINAL SAZERAC BAR NEW ORLEANS, LA—December 1, 2008 – Tales of the Cocktail, a cocktail and culinary festival...

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Prospect.1 New Orleans

Prospect.1 New Orleans

I interviewed an artist up in Covington for my day job. He asked if I had seen any of Prospect.1, the international art exposition going on all over New Orleans. There are installations and showings of 80 artists from all over the world. The U.S. Mint and the Contemporary Arts Center are the main...

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