NolaVie Presents : Madewood

How's Bayou? My Magnificent Obsession


Editor's note: With Easter almost upon us, thoughts turn to ... Elmer's Goldbrick Eggs. In New Orleans, this gold-wrapped, pecan-with-meltaway-chocolate candy bar invented in 1936 by the city's own Elmer Chocolate company, is the quintessential Easter treat. To get your tastebuds salivating ... Read More »

How's Bayou? Madewood gets da boid

Errol Grey: Tea at Madewood?

At first I thought it was Invasion of the Costume People III, or that Papageno, Mozart's feather-costumed birdcatcher, had strayed into Madewood's library, complete with birdcage on his back, after missing a cue in an errant production of ... Read More »

How's Bayou? Household economy

Grampa Damonte observes Madewood's parlor tree. (Photo by Angela Bergeron)

The 18th-century mistresses of English Stately Homes, with their carefully-chronicled oeconomies, had it right: Watch the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves. Things were flush on December 26, 2008; and armed with credit cards that ... Read More »

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