500 Po Boys Rides Across The Huey P Long Bridge In Jefferson Parish Louisiana

A one month hiatus on crabbing in Louisiana was announced recently leading us to ride out to the Shrimp Lot in Westwego to see if we could score some soft shells before the age of darkness fell on New Orleans. Continue Reading

RL Reeves Jr Reports On USA’s Current State Of Soul Food

Cleveland’s on fire with soul food these days. Douglas Trattner, writing for the Cleveland Scene, breaks down the current state of hog maws and chitlins in the Rock and Roll Capital of the World”

We can’t imagine how hard opening a soul food restaurant in Fargo, North Dakota is. Daran’s Southern Soul Food and West Indian Cuisine recently swung their doors open in the onetime “divorce capital” of the Midwest. Darrell Randle’s carving himself a tough row to hoe but the North Carolina native will do it one bowl of grits at a time.

Aurora, Colorado checking in. Cora Faye’s Cafe quit Denver, a town they’d vended Red Kool-Ade and fried chicken in for the past decade for bigger, better digs in nearby Aurora. ‘Soul Food Scholar’ Adrian Miller is all over Cora Faye’s calling their coconut cream cake “…next level”

Speaking of Adrian Miller. The Soul Food Scholar is a dogged researcher as he pens historical volumes about the role of soul food in the United States.He implements many tools when he’s falling down ‘rabbit holes’ Newspapers among them.

Do y’all like chitterlings, fried chicken gizzards, and liver and onions? Then Sally’s Famous Kitchen near Nashville might be your bag. Writer Nancy Vienneau explores Sally’s joint.

Adam’s Fruit Market in Raceland Louisiana

Alligators are perched at the top of the food chain in Louisiana, USA. Man can give them a good run for their money but only if he’s armed with a 30.06.

Take the firearm away and the gator will surely feast on any poor soul who gets in his way.

As we’ve said before, alligators are magnificent predators, a link to our ancient past, and perhaps most importantly, delicious. Continue Reading

This Week In Craft Beer News

British beer drinkers are going to be paying more at the local pub as the pound’s value is plummeting due to Brexit. When we plan our overseas excursions we never even consider the UK as the pound has consistently hammered the dollar since we reached drinking age lo those many years ago. We’d far prefer visits to Bratislava or Turkey where the dollar has always been a strong performer. Rob Davies, writing for the Guardian, explores the cause and effect of Brexit on UK drinkers. Continue Reading