Redd Kross

Once or twice a year we’ll attempt to draw attention to a concert here in New Orleans that transcends the music scene of our city.

This is one of those times.

Everyone has a favorite band and Redd Kross is ours. We’ve been listening to them since the 80s when Thurston Moore informed the world of their importance.

Since then we’ve seen them play a dozen or so times. Tomorrow night we’ll add to that number.

They are our favorite band.

Siberia is at 2227 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117

Oedipus Brewing In Amsterdam Netherlands

When we think of Bogotá, Colombia we remember the cartels of the 80s who made millions selling the devil’s dandruff to witless Americans. Nowadays things have dramatically changed in the ‘Athens of South America’ not the least of which being the city has a thriving craft beer scene. Continue Reading

Oedipus Brewing
Gedempt Hamerkanaal 85
1021 KP
Amsterdam, Netherlands

We shipped lead writer RL Reeves Jr over to Amsterdam, Netherlands earlier this month for fresh installments of his ‘On The Road’ series.

On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Oedipus Brewing In Amsterdam Netherlands

Of course the first thing he did was retire to a local brewery, Oedipus, to get drunk.

On January 2nd of this year we penned “2016 Cookbook Of The Year Award Goes To ‘Victuals’ By Ronni Lundy”

The James Beard people took our lead and ran with it, and last night Ms Lundy’s ‘Victuals’ won first place in the ‘American Cooking’ book category.

Congratulations to Ms. Lundy. Now go out there and eat a chili bun to help the Corbin, Kentucky native celebrate.

Here’s our original piece.

Natchitoches Meat Pie is pure Louisiana soul food

“Princess Pamela’s Soul Food Cookbook” is back in print thanks to the Lee Brothers of South Carolina.

“The recipes are incredible, really deep dive on South Carolina cooking before the war, very sophisticated combinations of ingredients like hog chow and turnip greens, pigtails and butter beans, 12 different permutations of sweet potato confections.” Matt Lee Continue Reading

The definitive guide to New Orleans’ best record shops

The definitive guide to New Orleans’ best record shops

Too good to not share. While the days when we were relentlessly building our record collection are behind us we do enjoy a good crate digging session from time to time.

Author Anton Spice has done all the hard work for you Fiero driving, fried baloney eating roughnecks. Now get out there and do some digging.