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New Orleans

  1. obits
    Dr. John’s Peculiar Yet Undeniable New Orleans LegacyIt’s almost impossible to conceive of that city without hearing Rebennack’s gravelly, syrupy draaawwwl accompanying it.
  2. remembrances
    The Food World Is Mourning New Orleans Icon Leah ChaseThe Dooky Chase’s chef died this Saturday at the age of 96.
  3. airport nightmares
    Diana Ross Says She Felt ‘Violated’ After TSA InspectionThe legendary singer says an agent touched her between her legs during a routine security check.
  4. backstories
    The Big Uneasy: When SNL Went to Mardi GrasIn 1977, Lorne Michaels took his show to New Orleans. Things didn’t exactly go as planned.
  5. Inside the Restaurant Serving Authentic Cajun Cooking to Los AngelesIn partnership with Southern Comfort, we followed an L.A. chef reclaiming the essence of his hometown.
  6. Meet the Chef Bringing New Orleans to New YorkMatt Pace brings artistic flair to Creole cuisine with Café Booqoo.
  7. food tv
    New Orleans Restaurant Sues Gordon Ramsay Over Old Kitchen Nightmares EpisodeOwners of Oceana Grill claim a 2011 episode of Kitchen Nightmares was “fabricated” and hurt its business when an old clip hit social media this month.
  8. Best of New York
    The Absolute Best Muffuletta in New YorkThe great New Orleans sandwich is finally gaining ground in New York.
  9. obituaries
    Legendary New Orleans Restaurateur Ella Brennan Has Died at 92She was the matriarch of the city’s most influential restaurant family.
  10. beyonce inc.
    Did Beyoncé Buy a Church in New Orleans?If you’re Beyoncé, why not?
  11. sexual abuse
    A National ‘Tip Out Day’ Will Raise Money to Fight Sexual AssaultThe event now has 34 participants on three continents.
  12. sex work
    Strippers Are Protesting the Closing of New Orleans Strip ClubsAnd the loss of their jobs.
  13. Sexual Misconduct Allegations Have Put the Future of New Orleans and […]With theaters and training centers in Austin and New Orleans, three comedy festivals under its name, and a published book about improv, The New […]
  14. sexual harassment
    Another Former John Besh Employee Accuses the Chef of Sexual HarassmentMaggie Moore says that she was fired from the company for resisting his advances during a business trip.
  15. sexual harassment
    John Besh Has Stepped Down From His Restaurant GroupIn a letter to staff, an executive says the company has hired an independent agency to investigate unreported claims.
  16. sexual harassment
    Industry Reactions to John Besh’s Sexual-Harassment Allegations“So restaurant folks. Where does it go from here?”
  17. Where Big Freedia Goes to See Real Bounce in New OrleansPlus: Recommendations from the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, tips for what to order at Compère Lapin, and a guide to your best low-key bar crawl.
  18. extreme weather
    Hurricane Nate Expected to Reach Category 2 Strength Before Striking Gulf CoastThe fast but intensifying storm will likely make landfall just east of New Orleans overnight Saturday.
  19. New Orleans Pulls Down a Monument to Post–Civil War White TerrorismThe fitting demolition of an edifice honoring post–Civil War resistance to black voting rights.
  20. Exploring the Streets of New Orleans Pre–Mardi GrasThe joy and pride of the locals, and the Pantone-colored homes will put the city on your to-visit list.
  21. pop-ups
    Oddly Enough, the Four Seasons Is Popping Up in New OrleansAt Brennan’s, from February 8 to 11.
  22. police brutality
    New Orleans to Pay $13.3 Million to Settle Katrina Police Brutality CasesThe mayor apologized and vowed, “We are going to change as a people and we are going to change as a city.”
  23. How Do Restaurants Handle Notorious and Infamous Diners?Options are limited for chefs and owners when a notorious diner decides they’re hungry.
  24. Brutal Sign Shames Airbnb-Using NOLA Tourists: “Enjoy Our Former Homes Y’all!!!”Short-term rentals are driving out longtime residents.
  25. Solange Should Be Given the Keys to EverythingFirst New Orleans, then the world.
  26. Awards
    Leah Chase Honored With JBF Lifetime AchievementThe “queen of Creole cooking” started cooking at Dooky Chase’s in the early 1950s.
  27. live musical events
    Tyler Perry to Host Live Musical Event About the Crucifixion of JesusIt will air on Palm Sunday.
  28. 17 Injured in Crossfire During a New Orleans Block PartyAll the injured are in stable condition.
  29. one of the greats
    Remembering Allen Toussaint, the Musical Force Who Embodied New OrleansToussaint shaped the sound of R&B, rock, and country, but to New Orleans, he remained a down-to-earth ambassador.
  30. obituaries
    New Orleans Music Legend Allen Toussaint Dies at 77Toussaint’s songwriting and producing career stretched over nearly 60 years.
  31. Video Feed
    Watch John Besh Discuss Building His Restaurant EmpireHe owns a dozen concepts in New Orleans.
  32. dark night of the soul
    Anne Rice Blessed All the Outcasts During a Vampirish Visit to New OrleansThe Vampire Chronicles have always been for us outcasts, us people that think differently.”
  33. RIP
    Famed New Orleans Chef Paul Prudhomme Has DiedThe legendary man behind K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen was 75.
  34. Pop-Ups
    New Orleans Chef Alon Shaya Is Cooking in New York This WeekendHow about some spiced lamb hummus with pine nuts?
  35. RIP
    New Orleans Legend Willie Mae Seaton Has Died at 99Named an America’s Classic by the James Beard Foundation, she was universally lauded for her fried chicken.
  36. Tim Heidecker, Todd Barry, Nikki Glaser, and More Are Headed to Hell Yes […]New Orleans’s largest annual comedy festival just announced its lineup. Founded by The New Movement, this year’s Hell Yes Fest will take place […]
  37. hurricane katrina anniversary
    Did Oprah’s Plan for Katrina Victims Work?Visiting Houston’s Angel Lane subdevelopment a decade after the big storm.
  38. the national interest
    How New Orleans Proved Urban-Education Reform Can WorkA decade after Katrina, a breakthrough triumph of social policy.
  39. Expansions
    Unfair: New Orleans Is Getting a Tricked-Out Waffle HouseCan’t New York just have one?
  40. The Grub Street Diet
    Joy ‘The Baker’ Wilson Loses Her Mind Over a Plate of Ribs“I Instagram it, too, because that’s what I do.”
  41. How the New Movement Built a Comedy Scene from Scratch in New OrleansThe MC yells, “Please, sound like a million people for…!” and sweeps his arm as he announces the name of the improv group taking over the […]
  42. first person
    I Lied About Being a Psychic. It Worked.Being who you’re not to remind you of who you are.
  43. Tips
    Tips for Jesus Leaves Lucky New Orleans Server $10,000 TipNotorious overtippers made a record donation at Galatoire’s.
  44. early and illegal
    Ray Nagin Gets an Easy 10 Years in Prison for New Orleans CorruptionHalf of what he faced for bribery, tax evasion, and wire fraud.
  45. bros
    Watch Brad Pitt Toss a Beer to Matthew McConaugheyAcross balconies in New Orleans.
  46. secret shows
    The Foo Fighters Shut Down a New Orleans BlockFor a secret show.
  47. creative vandalism
    You Can’t Spell Loyola Without YOLOCollege kids are the funniest.
  48. crimes and misdemeanors
    Ray Nagin on Conspiracy Conviction: ‘I’m Good’The former New Orleans mayor is pretty mellow.
  49. Bam!
    BP Calls Emeril Lagasse’s $8 Million Oil-Spill ClaimThe “celebrity chef” targeted in the full-page ad is definitely Lagasse.
  50. welcome to burlesque
    Channing Tatum Is Also Producing a Reality Show for A&EIt’s about his New Orleans burlesque club.
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