Football

My Top Five NOLA reads.

So NOLAnotes issued a NOLA book challenge.  Here are my favorites, an incomplete list limited to my top 5 non-fiction books, in no particular order. Old New Orleans by Stanley Clisby Arthur. A walking tour of the French Quarter written by the man who also wrote Famous New Orleans Drinks & How to Make...

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Less Subway, More Parkway

Less Subway, More Parkway

I let loose my New Year’s resolution a couple of weeks ago: To eat better in 2009. Better steaks, better shrimp, better meals all around. One wag, Yat Pundit, echoed the theme with “less Subway, more Parkway!” Yeah, you rite! That reminded me of a glaring omission in my life. I’ve yet to have...

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Big BCS Day

LSU is playing in the big national championship football game tonight at the New Orleans Superdome. We’ve had a week of partying leading up to it. New Years Eve, the Sugar Bowl and the LSU/Tulane basketball game were mere warm-ups; appetizers, if you will, to tonight’s main event. Should LSU win (and, yes, they...

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Live Blogging from Decatur Street

Live Blogging from Decatur Street

Pre-party get together with family on Decatur Street. It’s 5:00pm, there’s a little jazz combo playing on the corner. We’re between Gov. Nicholls and Ursuline; an 8 foot tall inflatable Mike the Tiger on the balcony drawing extra attention. Purple and gld abounds on the street. Parents at mass at St. Louis Cathedral, dinner...

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