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NOLA’s Newest Po’ Boy Has a Surprise Ingredient

At the recently reopened Seed, oysters and shrimp get a wacky-but-wonderful oceanic replacement—kelp

Arts & Culture

Meet Mardi Gras’ Brand New Krewe

An all-female krewe brings Mardi Gras spirit to New Orleans East for the first time in thirty years

Music

The Revivalists’ Music Guide to New Orleans

Vocalist David Shaw shares seven spots for a music lover’s Big Easy bucket list

Food & Drink

Spicy Shrimp Dip for the Super Bowl… or Anytime

New Orleans chef Colleen Quarls shares her spin on a party favorite

Anatomy of a Classic

How to Make Crawfish Étouffée

An Alabama chef with New Orleans roots shares his take on classic crawfish étouffée

Food & Drink

Cheese Grits Cakes

A savory treat for breakfast and beyond from Arnaud’s in New Orleans

Food & Drink

Gumbo Secrets from Justin Devillier

The Louisiana chef talks wild game, mastering a roux, and his new cookbook, The New Orleans Kitchen

Homeplace

Reviving a Creole Cottage

A New Orleans stylist blends history and beauty with aplomb in his colorful circa-1836 home

Food & Drink

Inside NOLA’s Newest Neighborhood Joint

Get a taste of Thalia, the new restaurant from the acclaimed duo behind Coquette

Food & Drink

Chef Kristen Essig’s Big-Batch Bolognese

The house Bolognese sauce at Thalia, NOLA’s newest neighborhood joint, is an old-school, comforting recipe—as at-home on noodles as it is on nachos

Food & Drink

Go Hubig’s or Go Home

New Orleans—and especially one local author—celebrates the promised return of a beloved brand of fried pies

Arts & Culture

The Leah Chase You Didn’t Know

The Queen of Creole Cuisine had another passion—collecting and heralding the work of African American artists

Our Kind of Place

Streetcar Sprints

How a New Orleans icon became a local’s unlikely training partner

Arts & Culture

And Niriko Makes Four

Ahead of Father’s Day, the writer Lolis Eric Elie reflects on the other Lolises in his life—his late father, and his new son

style

Trishala Bhansali’s Lightness of Being

A childhood split between India and New Orleans inspires the Lekha designer’s new line of gauzy essentials

Arts & Culture

The Colorful, Far-Out Vision of James Michalopoulos

The most recognizable painter in New Orleans is on a mission: to make sure the City doesn’t forget the artists who keep it funky

Southern Dream Homes

Shining a Light on an Artistic New Orleans Cottage

A New Orleans lighting designer looks to her Garden District house for inspiration

Food & Drink

What Locals Serve at Mardi Gras

New Orleans insiders reveal what’s really on their tables—and bars—during Carnival

Drinks

Ojen Cocktail

A liqueur with Spanish roots makes for a favorite Mardi Gras drink

Food & Drink

Creole Jambalaya

A classic Louisiana recipe from the Brennan family of New Orleans