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In January, I paid a visit to my friends Nat and Meredith in their adopted hometown of New Orleans. They took me to their favorite neighborhood restaurant for dinner and our meal is the subject of this weekend’s Bites column in the NYT. Read it here or in Sunday’s Travel Section.
New Orleans isn’t all boudin balls, gumbo, and jambalaya. There is also a thriving Vietnamese food culture in the city and my friend Nat and I took a drive to Nine Roses last month for a taste. Behind the strip mall inspired facade we found flavorful pho, garlicky greens and a delectable sweet and sour shrimp soup. (more…)
I lack the discipline to write about a place in-situ and often find myself writing about distant locales in unfamiliar places. When I flew to Trieste last week and began to write about a meal I had had in New Orleans in January, it struck me that, for a change, I was writing from a city that was not unlike that of the subject. Both New Orleans (more…)
Guy’s Po Boys is a friendly little cash only sandwich joint on Magazine Street in New Orleans’s Uptown district. I visited a few weeks back with my friend Nat who lives nearby. I trust Nat’s food judgement completely so when he suggested a visit to Guy’s over all the other shops in town, I was already certain of its greatness. (more…)