Tag Archive: new orleans

New Orleans: Beignets at Cafe du Monde

  Oddly I never had beignets from Cafe du Monde the first time I went to New Orleans so I had to make up for it on this trip. After a late lunch… Continue reading

Hollywood: Amaro Montenegro Competition at Sassafras on Tuesday, June 9

  Amaro Montenegro (affectionately known as Amaro Monte) is sponsoring a competition at Sassafras Saloon on Tuesday, June 9. Twelve bartenders are competing to win a trip to New Orleans for Tales of the… Continue reading

DTLA: Orleans and York is Now Open

  Orleans and York Deli has now opened its third location in Downtown Los Angeles. The DTLA spot on Spring Street is a great location being just around the corner from Grand Central… Continue reading

DTLA: Getting New Orleans Style at Preux & Proper

  Preux and Proper opened late December in Downtown Los Angeles. Taking over the old Parish space, Preux and Proper has transformed it into a New Orleans paradise. The two-story restaurant has Preux downstairs… Continue reading

The Little Jewel of New Orleans, er, Chinatown

    It’s been interesting to watch the revitalization of Chinatown. I was born in Chinatown and grew up on the Eastside. When the Chinese found their way to the San Gabriel Valley,… Continue reading

New Orleans: Dining at Sylvain

After drinks at SoBou, we went to Sylvain for dinner. Before I left L.A. plenty of people offered advice where to eat but when a chef’s wife emails you to tell you to… Continue reading

New Orleans: Drinks at SoBou

While I was in New Orleans for Tales of the Cocktail, I tried the new SoBou restaurant and met Bar Chef Abigail Gullo. SoBou is part of the Commander’s Family of restaurants which… Continue reading

Disaronno & Tia Maria Dinner with Marcel Vigneron and Love Boat’s Issac

As part of the Tales of the Cocktail spirited dinners, I attended one with Disaronno and Tia Maria at the Musee Conti Wax Museum. I replied immediately I was in when I saw… Continue reading

New Orleans: Drinking at Cure

Drink nerds would probably say duh when I said I had really great drinks at Cure. During Tales of the Cocktail, I really wanted to go on the Brugal Dry Rum bus and… Continue reading

New Orleans: Dinner at Desire Oyster Bar

The day before Tales of the Cocktail opened, I checked out Desire Oyster Bar in the French Quarter.  I stumbled upon fried food heaven!  I had to have fried green tomatoes. Cheesy as… Continue reading