Lady Louisiana

By | July 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|

She is a Lady Her Treasures I've seen... Steamboats and Bonfires and Creole Cuisine! Strawberries and Seafood, Sugarcane and Rice, Mardi Gras, Cotton and Hot Cajun Spice! Marshlands and Campgrounds, Bayous and Beaches, Melons, Pecans and don't forget peaches! She's [...]

Gargantuan Gulf Shrimp

By | July 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Chef Erik has been tweaking the menu for summer and his new presentation for Shrimp and Grits includes creamy grits, leeks and a sensational smoked tomato butter sauce. We only use Gulf shrimp and this has been a great season. [...]

Out With The Old, In With The New

By | July 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Each summer we take the opportunity to reinvest in our building and make improvements during the slow summer months. This year we replaced the floors in our Plantation Room. What do you think?

Red, White, and Booze

By | July 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|

Who loves walking around the French Quarter with a go-cup while gazing at star-spangled cottages?

A Drink Fit For Royalty

By | June 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

This Pimm's Royale made with Bombay Dry Gin, Liqueur infused with fruit, house-made ginger syrup, fresh lemon and lime juices then spritzed with soda is a refreshing and regal cocktail.

Time Travel

By | June 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|

"Old cities soothe and ease the pain of living because wherever you are, someone else was there before, had troubles worse than yours, and passed on. I don’t see how people can inhabit spanking new suburbs without succumbing to terminal [...]

Is Your Mouth Watering Yet?

By | June 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|

Roasted Creole Tomato Cup Salad Makes 1. 1 Creole tomato 1 ounce lettuce mix 1/2 ounce cooked corn kernels 1/4 ounce shaved red onion 1 ounce basil dressing (see recipe below) Cut off the top of the tomato, and scoop [...]

Louisiana Saturday Night

By | June 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Have you tried this cocktail made with Don Q Cristal Rum, strawberry-honey purée, orange juice, creme de banana and almond essence? If not, perhaps it's time to give in to the allure of a refreshing Louisiana Rum Runner.

Mississippi Slow Roll

By | June 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|

"They pronounced it lanny-yap. It is Spanish—so they said. We discovered it at the head of a column of odds and ends in the Picayune, the first day; heard twenty people use it the second; inquired what it meant the [...]

Transatlantic NOLA Love

By | June 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|

"The first time Taylor brought me to New Orleans all I could say was, 'I'm going to die here.' Like Venice. And that same decadent, romantic, slow sweetness comes over me every time I return. It's one of the few [...]

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