Vintage Postcard From Crowley Louisiana

The National Food & Beverage Foundation has added Falcon Rice Mill in Crowley, Louisiana to its National Culinary Heritage Register.

The register is an elite group of businesses that have been in operation for a minimum of 50 years and have “contributed significantly to the development of American foods.”

The list is Louisiana-heavy with seven state businesses on the short directory (20 concerns comprise the registry). Continue Reading

The Nice Lady Who Ran The Bean Madness Competition At Shank Charcuterie

We have no idea what Cheezy Cajun put in their red beans and rice at the Beans Madness shootout held at Shank Charcuterie last week. Nor do we want to find out.

Suffice to say, Frady’s One Stop bested the newcomers and has now advanced to the Sweet 16 round of ‘Beans Madness’

Ethyl and Dorothy (RIP) are smiling down from heaven right now. Those two old gals authored the recipe that has powered Joe Frady’s weekly kettles of red beans and rice for over 40 years.

Interview with Joe Frady

Maybe we’ll see y’all out this Sunday?

Sunday March 25th

Frady’s vs. Three Muses

Nola Tilth (1312 France St) – 2 to 4 pm