Bars – or Clinton Mainland’s Personal Guide To Drinking with the Dead – New Orleans, Louisiana, UsA

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Bars – or, Clinton Mainland’s Personal Guide To Drinking with the DeadNew Orleans, Louisiana Travel Guide Generally the night scene doesn’t begin until real late in New Orleans – like after 11 at night. Here is a rundown of the places to be after dark in New Orleans. On the river side of the Quarter, […]

Watchya Fixin’? – Food – New Orleans Travel Guide

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Gator chillin’ on a small pier. Doesn’t it look yummy? Some visitors almost feel like they are in a foreign country when they read a menu in New Orleans. Ever wondered if there really is dirt in "dirty rice"? Do you want Creole mustard on that poboy? Do you like to "suck the head"? Ever […]

Spice Rack – Food – New Orleans Travel Guide

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Variety is the spice of life – and sauce – and spice is the life of all these sauces. Aside from crawfish and alligator, most major ingredients in New Orleans cuisine are available nationwide. What makes the food so unique is its mixing and matching of spices and seasonings, many which can now be ordered […]

Recipes – Food – New Orleans Travel Guide

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Fresh veg selling at the French Market. Don’t ever ask about recipes in New Orleans, you might start a riot! Everyone claims that their mama, sister, and grandma make the best gumbo. Then they claim their papas boil the best crawfish. Recipes can vary so drastically, that dishes actually change shape and ingredients. I have […]

New Orleans, Louisiana – March 2001

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Chowin’ Down in the Big Easy On a per capita basis, New Orleans has the most overweight population of any city in the United States. Its no wonder why – we love to eat. Eating is not just a part of nutritional satisfaction in New Orleans. It is entertaining, socializing, sensual, and exciting. But Louisiana’s […]

Intro – Food – New Orleans Travel Guide

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Chowin’ Down in the Big Easy On a per capita basis, New Orleans has the most overweight population of any city in the United States. Its no wonder why – we love to eat. Eating is not just a part of nutritional satisfaction in New Orleans. It is entertaining, socializing, sensual, and exciting. But Louisiana’s […]

Corner Store – Food – New Orleans Travel Guide

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Fruit for sale at the French Market. Just because you can’t make it down to the Big Easy doesn’t mean that you can’t chow down on some crawfish and gumbo. Many local companies now ship live crawfish, seafood and spices around the country. Bourgeois Meat Market 543 West Main Street, Thibodaux, LA 70301 1 (504) […]

New Orleans, Louisiana – Restaurants

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New Orleans is known around the world for some of its spicy cuisine, which includes gumbo, jambalaya, red beans and rice, boudin, crawfish, and deep-fried seafood. This is a city that loves to eat, and it is no surprise that it has one of the most overweight populations and highest heart cancer rates in the […]

New Orleans, Louisiana – February 2001 (2 of 2)

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Prowling the Cities of the Dead St. Roch No.1 Founded in 1874, Father Thevis vowed to build the cemetery chapel when church members were spared in the yellow fever epidemic of 1868. In the chapel is a wooden altar and shrine to St. Roch with the stations of the cross surrounding the cemetery in wall […]

New Orleans, Louisiana – February 2001 (1 of 2)

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Prowling the Cities of the Dead In no other American city do its residents honor the dead as in New Orleans. Often referred to as "cities of the dead" the tombs and crypts of New Orleans have been the talk of mystery, danger, disease, and horror. Enclosed in gates throughout the city, the rusty iron […]