Susan Spicer’s Garlic Soup

Garlic lovers, this one’s for you


Grilled Shrimp Kebabs with Kimchi Butter

Simple shrimp transforms into something extraordinary with help from New Orleans’s Pêche

Arts & Culture

Roy Blount Jr. Walks on the Wild Side

A local’s daily observations—and exotic animal encounters—in New Orleans’ French Quarter


Weird and Wonderful Fall Festivals Around the South 

Bugs, Bigfoot, and BASE jumping are just a few things Southerners celebrate this season

Fork in the Road

John T. Edge Bellies Up at a New Orleans Seafood Original

At Pêche, one of the Crescent City’s finest fish houses, Nicole Mills expands the palate


A Treasure Trove of Never-Before-Heard Blues

Listen to a sampler and see photos from Playing for the Man at the Door, a stunning collection of field recordings from a blues fanatic


Blue Plate Special: Luzianne Café’s Buttermilk Dressing

The classic mayo brand opens its own taste of the South in New Orleans

Our Kind of Place

Fortress of Solitude in Louisiana

A quiet paddle away into a Louisiana marsh, Fort Proctor straddles time and space


Song Premiere: New Music from Blues Great Bobby Rush

Listen to “I’m Free,” from the eighty-nine-year-old legend’s new album, All My Love for You


No Bad Season: How to Love a New Orleans Summer

Snowballs, Creole tomatoes, and the hot, hot city all to ourselves


What’s New in New Orleans: Summer 2023 Edition

Fresh restaurants and beloved events, plus an upgrade for an icon


James Lee Burke and S. A. Cosby’s New Summer Chillers

Spine-tingling page-turners from a longtimer and a rising writer


The Revivalists Wake the Spirits on Pour It Out Into the Night

The soulful New Orleans rockers return with a new album


Riding the Streetcar in New Orleans

Slow and steady joy on St. Charles Avenue


Three Enchanting Southern Train Trips

A guide to three whistle-stop destinations that deserve a longer look than you’d get through a car window


The Epic Return of Lucinda Williams

After striving to overcome a stroke that left her partially paralyzed, the Louisiana native knows one thing for sure: Nothing will stop her from going where the music takes her


Valentine Thomas’s Seared Tuna Steaks with Salsa Verde

For her new seafood cookbook, the spearfisherwoman’s global travels brought her to the abundant waters of the coastal South

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Cast & Blast

G&G launches its sixth annual Cast & Blast event at Grosse Savanne Lodge

Food & Drink

No Encore for Crawfish Bread at This Year’s Jazz Fest

Here’s how the crowd-favorite food became synonymous with the New Orleans festival—and how you can still order some from the man who invented it

Food & Drink

A Creole Brunch Favorite from Arnaud’s

The New Orleans restaurant’s brunch gets jazzed up with Eggs Pipérade with a versatile Creole sauce