Turducken from Chris Specialty Meat

If you don’t have the time, energy or technique to produce your own turducken for the holiday season we have compiled a list of area butchers who are happy to provide the service for you. They’re not cheap but all bets are off when uncle Bob and aunt Marge are driving in from out of state. more

LaPlace dance team NOLA Dolls performing at Andouille Festival

St John the Baptist Parish is the buckle of Louisiana’s andouille belt.

Back in 1972 the city of LaPlace threw a fete to celebrate the revered sausage, and hundreds of people crowded onto the LaPlace Drag Strip to revel amongst vendors selling cracklins, po boys, and bowls of gumbo filled with the smokey forcemeat. Continue Reading

Carnival in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Update: Here’s our field report from the party.

Nobody on earth throws a party like the Cajuns. They can out eat and out drink any culture on earth.And you haven’t lived til you’ve thrown down on some muddy festival grounds in rural Acadiana with a group of natives running wide open on tumblers filled with rum and Swamp Pop. Continue Reading

Taco Tuesdays At Buffa’s Lounge

An “eat fit taco bar” fills me with a creeping dread but this is for a good cause so if being healthy is your thing then check Buffa’s out on Tuesday nights for the next three months.

I’ll be at the Scrumptious house eating carnitas or carne guisada or buche.

If you go please report back.

$5 Taco Tuesday Suppers At Buffa’s Lounge

Every Tuesday night til December 18 2018

5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Buffa’s
1001 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans, Louisiana
70116