The dismantling of New Orleans Times-Picayune newspaper is now complete. The dismal work begun by Jim Amoss in 2012 is finished. Continue Reading
They didn’t have to look far.
At the end of 2018 we handed out our hard-earned awards for categories like fried chicken joint of the year and hog farmer of the year but the Pulitzer cognoscenti aren’t handing out accolades for that. What they are deeply invested in is journalism, and there is no finer team than that assembled over at the New Orleans Advocate.
Congratulations to John Simerman and his fellow award winners: Gordon Russell, Jeff Adelson and Jim Mustian.
We are starmakers.
This is how you make a star.
Update: I was not expecting this post to blow up the way it did. Welcome y’all. RL Reeves Jr
We document our work on the Chowpapi website under the Louisiana Daily Photo tag.
Here’s the Scrumptious Chef papa in his 1963 Ford Galaxie 500 (427 motor). Daddy says Happy New Year to all the loyal Scrumptious Chef readers.
A friend of ours has long maintained that all regions north of Cullman, Alabama are “yankee country” and best avoided. He’s an Alabama native and has strong opinions on the Deep South in general and southern food in particular.
Yes, he’s from Cullman. Continue Reading
We did not see this one coming. We live one block from the old Cha Wa house and miss them rattling the rafters in the neighborhood when they jammed. The Florida area in the 9th Ward is a lesser community in their absence.
Who is Cha Wa’s competition this year? Continue Reading
New Orleans community radio station WWOZ was powered on by two Texans: Jerry and Walter Brock on this day way back in 1980. Moon Landrieu was sitting as mayor of the Crescent City, Flash Gordon was the #1 movie at the box office, and Lady by Kenny Rogers was the top song in the land.
We’ve been listening ever since. Continue Reading