Monthly Archives: March 2013

New Orleans: Stuff we did

Right after our plane landed in New Orleans last week, we dropped luggage off at our hotel and headed straight to the Maple Leaf Bar to hear some music, courtesy of the Rebirth Brass Band. I’d never seen a bar so … Continue reading

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New Orleans: What we drank

Two of my favorite cocktails — the Ramos Gin Fizz and the Sazerac — are New Orleans originals. You know I had to sample them, along with a bunch of their distant craft cocktail cousins, in the Big Easy. The … Continue reading

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New Orleans: What we ate

Eating in New Orleans is serious business. I knew this going into my vacation last week, and as I downloaded my photos and reviewed my Instagram account, it became pretty clear that food was indeed the main thing we did … Continue reading

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Food Prowl: Buffalo Wings

Confession time: Before the March Buffalo wings Food Prowl, I had only eaten wings one time (for the curious, at Lincoln’s Watering Hole.) I called in the big guns. And after more than 100 wings, eight restaurants and a mountain … Continue reading

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New Orleans

I am headed to New Orleans this spring and I am pretty stoked about it. My friend Sara, of Stalk my Kitchen, is traveling with me as are our two husbands. Sara is a planner, and she’s provided me with … Continue reading

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Review: Frank’s Pizzeria

I am a fiend for New York style pizza. The short form: After the first couple bites of this “Special” pizza from Franks, a small west Omaha strip mall joint, I was in love. Subtle raw tomato sauce. Fennel-packed sausage. … Continue reading

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