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Entries Tagged as 'Mardi Gras'

New Orleans Hot Roast Beef Po-Boy and Mardi Gras

January 26th, 2010 · 19 Comments

An interesting fact is that Drew Brees is supposed to be king of Bacchus, the huge parade that rolls on the Sunday before Mardi Gras, this year on Sunday, February 14, 2010. The same day as Super Bowl XLIV, and I am guessing that Drew will pass the baton on the “King” status while he leads his Krewe of Saints into the biggest parade into the Super Bowl in South Miami.

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Tags: Mardi Gras · Recipes · sandwich

Florentine Omelet

January 19th, 2010 · 22 Comments

One of the benefits of the 2040 St. Charles Avenue location is that during Mardi Gras it is the main parade route for all Uptown Krewe’s

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Tags: Breakfast · Eiffel Tower Restaurant · French Cuisine · Mardi Gras · Recipes

Sloppy Joe’s with Sweet Potato Fries

January 13th, 2010 · 30 Comments

We sit together as a family for dinner just about every evening and when Ben finished his meal before Monique and I even seem to get started we knew it was “goooood”! Ben is our litmus test for all things that are tasty and I can assure you that your kids will love this sandwich and oven baked fries every time.

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Tags: Culture · Mardi Gras · Recipes · sandwich · Weight Watchers

Oysters Rockefeller

January 8th, 2010 · 25 Comments

If you are visiting New Orleans, especially now during Mardi Gras season you can still order Huitres en coquille a la Rockefeller (notre creation) $12.00, Oysters baked on the half shell with the original Rockefeller sauce created by Antoine’s in 1889 at Antoine’s Restaurant.

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Tags: Appetizers · Columns Hotel · Culture · French Cuisine · Mardi Gras · Recipes · Seafood

King Cake & Twelfth Night

January 6th, 2010 · 23 Comments

This traditional King Cake recipe goes back to before the 1980’s and is a classic. It will yield 1 average 12 to 14-inch ring of King Cake. In the restaurant I would make a much larger batch that would yield 6 King Cakes this size.

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