We just caught wind of a workshop out in Chauvin, Louisiana where you can learn how to make gumbo in the Houma Indian style.

This is intriguing as gumbo is one of our main points of interest in Louisiana cuisine and we have never heard of this particular technique.

We are out of town during this workshop. If you go please send us a field report with photographs.

April 7th 2019

10 am to 4 pm – festival hours. Time of gumbo demonstration TBD.

Chauvin Sculpture Garden, 5337 Bayouside Drive, Chauvin, Louisiana.

2019 CTC Steppers Second Line In New Orleans

The CTC Steppers (Cross The Canal) rolled yesterday in New Orleans; their parade marks the final 9th Ward social aid and pleasure club procession of the season. There will still be plenty second lines and a few may traipse over the 9th Ward boundaries but CTC is the last one that calls 9th Ward home.

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