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New Orleans Adventures: Café du Monde

We were told not to return to Vancouver without going to Café du Monde for some beignets (a French version of a donut). I was sceptical – I’m not usually a dessert person, and would rather eat an extra appy than a…

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Posted by: on Sunday, April 18th, 2010
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New Orleans Adventures: Acme Oysters

In a city where your two options are boiled or fried, we found a loophole. Option C: shucked. Acme Oyster House is a bit of an institution in New Orleans. It first opened in 1910 on Royal Street in the French Quarter, and…

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Posted by: on Monday, April 12th, 2010
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New Orleans Adventures: Po-Boys

Hidden away on a small side street, mere steps away from the New Orleans Cooking School stands a small po-boy place – Johnny’s. The internet reviews rave: this is THE place for po-boys in NOLA. Johnny De Grusha’s…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, April 7th, 2010
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Bringing New Orleans Home: Crawfish Etouffee

New Orleans is a special place for more reasons to count, but its gastronomy certainly ranks pretty high up there (followed closely, perhaps, by its open-container outside drinking laws). It is, after all, where the…

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Posted by: on Thursday, March 4th, 2010
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