Seems the party hearty staff of the Times-Picayune have the same thoughts I do about New Year’s Eve. Drink it up right. This holiday, the TP lists a dozen takes on the champagne cocktail.
Ok, so all the latest health recommendations say to eat more fish.
Remember 35-cent plates of red beans and rice? If you do, you also probably ate those quintessential red beans at Buster Holmes, in New Orleans’ French Quarter.
Every year come December, our beloved publisher, Steve May, starts agitating during weekly staff meetings. He’s looking for the big one, the story he knows will make papers fly off news stands and have The Independent’s name on everyone’s lips. Is it the political scandal of the year? A monster business deal? Sports facedown? Nope. He just wants us to do an eggnog issue.
If you’re looking for a last minute Christmas present for your favorite cook, one of the outstanding cookbooks to come out of Louisiana, John Besh’s My New Orleans, will be signed by the New Orleans chef on Saturday at Barnes and Noble.
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