PSA: USDA Encourages the Use of Food Thermometers to be Food Safe this Summer

Summer is a time for family vacations, backyard barbecues and plenty of outdoor activities with food as the centerpiece. But before those steaks and burgers go on the grill, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) wants to remind consumers to keep their family and themselves safe from foodborne illness … More PSA: USDA Encourages the Use of Food Thermometers to be Food Safe this Summer

AROUND NOLA: The Battle for Who has the Best Baguette

Battle: Baguette pits bakers in the NOLA area against each other in a contest to win the coveted title of Best Baguette! After huge successes in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago and Washington, the Battle, organized by French Morning and Frenchly magazines, invites everyone in the New Orleans area to vote for their favorite … More AROUND NOLA: The Battle for Who has the Best Baguette

AROUND NOLA: Cajun Caviar – Straight From the Waters of the Atchafalaya Basin

Louisiana Caviar Co., owned and operated by Amy Hollister Wilson, Alison Vega-Knoll and Alden Lagasse, is the company responsible for introducing Cajun Caviar to the world over 30 years ago. Harvested by hand from the fresh waters of the Atchafalaya Basin, Cajun Caviar is a singularly, unique Louisiana delicacy that is processed and packed according to the traditional Russian method. The … More AROUND NOLA: Cajun Caviar – Straight From the Waters of the Atchafalaya Basin

AROUND NOLA: French Truck Coffee Opens New Location in the French Quarter

Geoffrey Meeker, owner & founder of French Truck Coffee in New Orleans, has announced the opening of another location of his popular, craft coffee shop at 217 Chartres Street. Located in the newly restored, historic May & Ellis Building in the French Quarter, the newest location serves the extensive coffee and tea menu that is available at other French Truck locations. In addition … More AROUND NOLA: French Truck Coffee Opens New Location in the French Quarter