Articles by Wes

Deutsches Haus Oktoberfest {Worth the Drive}

Fall is finally upon us, though you might not be able to tell because the great thermostat in the sky hasn’t been lowered enough yet. But September is behind us, and we are firmly rooted in October, which means (among other things) it’s time for Deutsches Haus’ Oktoberfest. Jillian and…


St. Tammany Parish Fair {Know Before You Go}

Update: The St. Tammany Parish Fair has been canceled for 2020.  Ahhhh, the St. Tammany Parish Fair. That special time of year when students get the day off from school to go spend even more of their parents’ money on rides, junk food and games clearly rigged against the participants….


Father’s Day Gifts

Calm down. So it’s less than a week before Father’s Day, and you still haven’t got the dad in your life a gift. As a lifelong procrastinator I know your plight, I feel your pain. But there’s no reason to panic. There’s still time to get dear old dad a…


Top Ten Thanksgiving Dishes

  With Thanksgiving just a few days away I’m starting to take stock of how much sugar, butter and bourbon we have in the house (the reason will become clear in a second) and searching for my recipe binder. And I’m sure households across the Northshore, as well as throughout…


Finding a Beer That Tastes Good

It probably happened sometime during high school or college. Maybe you just graduated high school, maybe you’re attending the all-important first college party. Someone hands you a can. You open the can. You taste the contents of the can. And it sucked. That’s the moment you decided you hated beer….