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Lenten Fish Fries on the Northshore

For some denominations, Fridays in Lent means no meat. Many churches aim to help you out by offering a Friday Fish Fry where you can purchase fried catfish or other seafood and save yourself the trouble of having to cook something. As a bonus, most of these events are also…

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Carnival in a Cup {Bistro Byronz)

As I continue my new mission to spend this Mardi Gras season trying out the Mardi Gras cocktails offered across the north shore, I stopped by Bistro Byronz. Twice.  I heard there was an extensive menu and I wanted to make sure to try out a few of the options…


{Sneak Peek} That’s Amore Pizzeria

You’ve probably heard about That’s Amore Pizzeria but have you been inside yet? That’s Amore is not your average pizza place. It offers Chicago and New York style pizza. I, personally, have never seen this type of pizza in the New Orleans area before. It looks almost like pie? That’s…



Carnival in a Cup {Lighthouse Daiquiris}

As I continue my new mission to spend this Mardi Gras season trying out the Mardi Gras cocktails offered across the north shore, I dropped by Lighthouse Pizza & Daiquiris.  After passing by the little Madisonville shop many times, I decided to give it a try. There was only one…


A Few (More) of My Favorite Things

Christmas, Hanukkah, and all other sanctioned gift giving events outside of birthdays are now behind us for another year, and it is time to take stock …. of what you may not have gotten that you wanted or what you got that you didn’t want or what you gave that…


Carnival in a Cup {Felix’s}

It’s Mardi Gras time y’all!  It’s one of my favorite seasons and while it may be different this year, I refuse to let the season slide by without notice. Typically, this time of year, I’m pretty busy with all of the planning and functions for the parade in which I…


Where to Find Gluten-Free King Cake

Every year a lot of people ask us about gluten free king cakes. It’s not surprising, many people these days are avoiding gluten for a variety of reasons and who wants to skip a delicious treat like king cake? A few years ago it was almost impossible to find a…