Mai Nguyen opened the restaurant Ba Mien in New Orleans East in late 2001 after traveling Vietnam to collect dishes and repertoires from various regions.
Striking up a conversation with a stranger at a bar is accepted, even expected. And storytelling is a central part of that exchange.
Head into summer Hurricane-style.
Lolis Eric Elie recounts his own discovery of the South and explores how Southern culture currently risks being subsumed into a generic national norm.
Our latest documentary profiles Susan Spicer, the New Orleans chef and restaurateur that the New York Times once dubbed “The Quiet Star Of New Orleans.”
King Cake is a seasonal delight, enjoyed from the Feast of the Three Kings, or Epiphany, on January 6th , throughout Carnival season, ending in Mardi Gras.
“There is no place in the world that can compare with Louisiana in cooking, except Paris, and we can do just as well here as the cooks do there.” ~Nellie Murray, March 18, 1894
On Monday, September 12, chef Matt Bolus will join chef Alex Harrell in his kitchen at Angeline in New Orleans for a special five-course dinner benefitting Southern Foodways Alliance. The dinner follows the iconic Route 61 from Nashville to New Orleans, known as “The Blues Highway.”