New Orleans, LA – This week on The Reading Life: Father Jerome LeDoux, who's written a personal history of St. Augustine church called "The War of the Pews," and Jesmyn Ward, whose second novel is "Salvage the Bones.
The roving spud masters known as At Fry Bar serve their gourmet garlic/ parmesan/rosemary fries at local art markets. The Peace Love & Sno-balls trailer whirls out a rainbow of syrup-soaked shaved ice at Audubon Park on the weekends. A food truck called Geaux Plates parks outside Uptown bars with inventive banh mi-style sandwiches. And at second line parades, Linda Green serves yaka mein, that only-in-New Orleans, Asian/soul-hybrid soup.
New Orleans, LA – Louisiana will celebrate 200 years of statehood in April of 2012. WWNO's Paul Maassen recently spoke with John Lawrence, the director of museum programs at The Historic New Orleans Collection, to discuss an exhibit of artifacts on display at the gallery.
More information can be found online at the HNOC's website.