The 2017 Sudan Social Aid and Pleasure Club Second Line went down yesterday in New Orleans 6th Ward. We hiked along the route for five miles in a little over four hours. Here’s what we saw: Continue Reading
We rolled over to Portside Lounge in Central City yesterday to watch the 2017 Women Of Class Second Line parade. Portside was formerly a short-lived barbecue joint that thought it was a good idea to open in one of New Orleans poorest neighborhoods and try and sell $25 a pound brisket. Needless to say that shit didn’t fly. Portside’s angle is Tiki drinks. We wish them the best. Continue Reading
We begged off work early on Saturday evening so we could roll downriver to the Marigny and check out the 2017 Krewe of Boo parade. It was worth the lost wages. Here’s what we saw: Continue Reading
The best seafood restaurant in Amsterdam is Eénvistwéévis, a tiny cafe located a stone’s throw from Het Scheepvaartmuseum, The National Maritime Museum. Chef Klaas has spent decades developing relationships with local fishermen.
The salty old fish men show up every morning at the chef’s backdoor. Klaas carefully selects the best, freshest fishes on offer then begins the hard work of butchering them to prepare for the evening service.
In spring of this year I was hanging out with chef in his restaurant when he proposed that we take a long journey through the canals of Amsterdam on his small runabout. I immediately agreed and filed this report.
Horace Burkhart opened Burkhart’s Motor Dining in 1962 at 7525 Burnet Road in what was then far north Austin. Ray Stanish bought Burkhart out in 1971 and did not miss a beat other than renaming the old restaurant Top Notch. continue