New Orleans, LA – The taqueria, or its mobile spin-off, the taco truck, functions like a tortilla-based society. Most of the fare served from these utterly casual kitchens is either cradled, folded, wrapped or scattered over some kind of tortilla. That's why, among such choices, the torta is a rebel, and sometimes it can prove an unexpectedly adventurous option for a quick bite on the go.
New Orleans, LA – It's impossible to live in New Orleans without noticing the surge in local seafood consumption this time of year. Lent sets the pace, when more people embrace the Catholic custom of meatless Fridays.
New Orleans, LA – Traditional food assumes a central role during holidays. And one celebration many New Orleanians will share this weekend is no different -- only instead of turkeys and stuffing, the cornucopia at this holiday gathering will feature aromatic beef broth soups, bundles of noodles and shrimp wrapped in rice paper and batter-fried bananas by the truckload.