A Recipe for Passover

This Passover, make Florence Weiland Schornstein’s Red Soup with Brisket and Creole Matzoh Balls. We have the recipe, courtesy of Matzoh Ball Gumbo by Marcie Cohen Ferris.

Opera is Hot!

On January 25, the New Orleans Opera revived the “Burlesque Opera of Tabasco,” a production originally staged in 1894. It’s initial slate is sold out, but we hope they’ll grant an extension.

Las Pulgas: Voices from a New Orleans Market

At the 2017 symposium, Sara Fouts and Fernando Lopez provided a historical and ethnographic background of Latino migration to New Orleans, and described the rise of the pulga.

Film: Chi Mai

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.

Booze Legends

Striking up a conversation with a stranger at a bar is accepted, even expected. And storytelling is a central part of that exchange.

Spicer

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.”