NolaVie Presents : Cuisine


Food Porn: Nice buns!

"Bacos" (Vietnamese tacos) at Ba Chi Canteen

I have to admit, even I have gotten caught up in the New Orleans obsession with Vietnamese cuisine in recent years (though it may never trump my deep and abiding love of Japanese yakitori and ramen). Citizens of the ... Read More »

Food Porn: Vive la snaque!

Radishes and butter 1

  Here in the God-fearing, good ole U.S. of A., we tend to be a bit, shall we say, "stubborn," when it comes to our snacking habits. When you think "snack," you probably think of chips and salsa, pigs ... Read More »

Food Porn Friday: Winning friends with salad

The doctor told me to eat more vegetables. Prescription noted.

When I first visited McClure’s Barbecue on Magazine Street, just after they’d opened, I had a lengthy and genial conversation with pitmaster Neil McClure. We talked about brisket and chicken and pulled pork, about low-and-slow methods, seasonings and ... Read More »

Food Porn Friday: What about kebab?

Doner kebab

Some things in this life are so innately, profoundly wonderful that they have the ability to easily cross all boundaries, from the rich to the poor, spanning the globe and traipsing over cultural boundaries in the process.  Coffee ... Read More »

Food Porn: A tale of two sushis

Nigiri sushi at Horinoya include everything from fatty tuna belly to sea urchin and salmon roe.

  The Crescent City is, of course, world-renowned for its culinary scene, and justly so.  We're home to dishes you simply cannot find anywhere else in the world, and if you do, they're often pale facsimiles of the ... Read More »

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