The NOLAbeings Project: Adriana

She took me outside and she had chickens everywhere, and she was like ‘if you want chicken noodle soup, this is how we have to make it.’

The NOLAbeings Project: Amy

I love sausage so much. I’m a blue collar girl from the south side of Chicago. We are sausage snobs. There’s a music store right there—Paul Webb, Webb’s Bywater Music. And Paul grew up in Ohio for the first ten years of his life. Paul asked me this fall, ‘Do you know how to cook … Continued

Thirsty Thursday: Vietnamese New Orleans

Vietnamese cuisine–and cocktail culture–is seeing a new era in New Orleans, led by a generation of Vietnamese entrepreneurs that were either born or raised in the United States.

Justin Nystrom on Booze, Railroads, and Race in Back-of-Town New Orleans

Dr. Nystrom’s presentation, titled “Sicilian Corner Markets: Booze, Railroads, and Race in Back-of-Town New Orleans,” explores the Crescent City at the turn of the twentieth century through a close examination of Louisiana Act 176 of 1908, known popularly as the “Gay-Shattuck Law.”