Author Archives: NOLAFoodette

About NOLAFoodette

Born and raised NOLA girl who has been immersed in the food and beverage industry her whole life. I'm a fat kid at heart and NOLA obsessed.

Uniquely New Orleans Thanksgiving Dishes

For Thanksgiving, New Orleanians know how to celebrate this day of gluttony… er “thanks”… very well and (as expected) take any excuse to celebrate food appropriately. Natives of New Orleans, however, don’t realize they have different meal traditions than the … Continue reading

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Top Six Macaroni and Cheese Dishes in New Orleans

It’s officially Fall in New Orleans, whether it feels like it or not, and even though we are still in tank tops and shorts, we’re all starting to crave the comfort foods that go with the season. Once you’ve pumpkin-spiced … Continue reading

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Brunch in New Orleans for Every Mood

It’s impossible to list all the best brunch spots in New Orleans, so here is a list of brunch spots based on what side of the bed you woke up on. Continue reading

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What’s Old is New in New Orleans!

The latest new openings are taking some of the most tired, old-school items and pumping life back into them, making me beg for more. The amount of new restaurants opening in NOLA is staggering. The Boy and I do our best … Continue reading

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It’s NOT Slow Cooking Season- but here is a recipe that works for Spring!

The Boy is one of the few boyfriends around that did not get in trouble when he bought me a slow cooker for Christmas around one of our early holidays together. He certainly had warnings from others, but (thank goodness for … Continue reading

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1000 Figs- Small Space, Big Flavor

While there are differing opinions on the food truck scene and whether it’s a good thing or a bad thing for the New Orleans restaurant industry, I am personally and selfishly, totally behind it. The beauty of the food truck … Continue reading

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Noodles in NOLA

Noodles in Nola are certainly not hard to find. That’s why it is always one of my favorite go-to options when it’s chilly outside and I’m looking for something to warm my belly. Noodles are a primary comfort food across … Continue reading

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A Healthy Salad for the Holidays- A Risk I’m Willing to Take!

Historically, the holidays are a time for families to gather and make memories and be fat together. In recent years, the planning for fatness with my family is via email chains with sign-up sheets for who is bringing what. The … Continue reading

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Going for Fall Food in NOLA

Fall in New Orleans is a wonderfully confusing time of year. Once September hits, we get a taste of relief from the 90 degree, 80% humidity and we can experience a day (that’s right one day) of a high of … Continue reading

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Historic Creole NOLA Dining at Dooky Chase’s

From the outside it’s a very unassuming building besides, of course, the smell of freshly fried chicken wafting through the air. That smell immediately has your tummy directing your gaze to the corner that has that historic sign that has … Continue reading

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