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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Tales of the Cocktail Competition Winning Hurricane Caesar

Cocktail Culture Recipes

The 12th annual Tales of the Cocktail winds to a close today. The event brings together bartenders, mixologists and spirits industry professionals from around the world for a week-long celebration of the best in cocktails. Each year, the festival honors one classic cocktail and invites bartenders to put their own twist on it for their Official Cocktail Competition.

Tales of …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Cherry Bounce and Improved Bombo Cocktails from Cane & Table thumbnail

GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Cherry Bounce and Improved Bombo Cocktails from Cane & Table

Cocktail Culture Recipes

In celebration of the 12th annual Tales of the Cocktail next week, July 16-20, we thought we’d share a few truly classic cocktail recipes from Cane & Table. These cocktails can trace their roots back to Revolutionary War times and our founding fathers, but they’ve been updated with a modern twist. Pour one at home, or head to 1113 Decatur …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Strawberries Arnaud Dessert from Arnaud’s Restaurant

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When the famous French Quarter restaurant Arnaud’s teamed up with MS Rau Antiques for a decadent romantic treat, they made headlines for serving up a multi-million dollar dessert, complete with pink diamond engagement ring. However, the dessert, Strawberries Arnaud, is available here in New Orleans anytime for just $8.25 (minus the diamond ring, of course). Arnaud’s is one of more …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Apple Brie and Walnut Salad with Orange Champagne Vinaigrette thumbnail

GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Apple Brie and Walnut Salad with Orange Champagne Vinaigrette

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Each August, New Orleanians cool down their palates with a taste of COOLinary Restaurant Month. The event features lunch and dinner specials from more than 50 participating restaurants around town, and the result is a delicious way to dine out for less. August in New Orleans offers plenty to do, with fun events like COOLinary, White Linen Night, Satchmo SummerFest, …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Emeril’s New Orleans-style Stuffed Artichokes

Food Recipes

A favorite among the Italian-American community here in New Orleans, stuffed artichokes make a perfect side dish for outdoor celebrations, cookouts and festivals. With a little advanced preparation, this recipe for New Orleans-style Stuffed Artichokes from Emeril Lagasse can be easily made at home and is sure to make you the hit of any 4th of July get together.

Emeril’s…

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Emeril’s Antipasto Pasta Salad

Food Recipes

Summertime temperatures call for light, delicious dishes like pasta and salads. Whether you’re looking for a great side to bring to a summer potluck or just for family dinner, Emeril’s Antipasto Pasta Salad is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Bring the leftovers for lunch – all of your co-workers will be jealous of the tasty mix of prosciutto and salami …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Restaurant R’evolution’s French R’evolution Cocktail thumbnail

GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Restaurant R’evolution’s French R’evolution Cocktail

Cocktail Culture Recipes

This week Restaurant R’evolution celebrated their 2nd anniversary. Their Death by Gumbo dish, comprised of rice-stuffed quail and gumbo, is one of the most decadent and delicious dishes in town. The restaurant, a joint venture between chefs John Folse and Rick Tramonto, is located at The Royal Sonesta Hotel in the French Quarter.

All month long, the restaurant will be …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: French Quarter Buttermilk Beignets

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One of the most quintessential things to consume while in New Orleans is undoubtedly a cafe au lait and beignets from Cafe Du Monde in the French Quarter or Morning Call in City Park. While a big part of the experience is in the place itself – the paper hats and friendly smiles of the servers, the retro style dining …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Emeril’s Creamy Shrimp and Green Onion Dip thumbnail

GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Emeril’s Creamy Shrimp and Green Onion Dip

Food Recipes

Heading out to a summer potluck cookout and not sure what to bring? Emeril’s Creamy Shrimp and Green Onion Dip is always a crowd-pleaser. This delicious Creole dish is easy to make, and it serves as a perfect counterpoint to barbeque and burgers at summer parties. Use fresh Louisiana Gulf shrimp, and pair with crackers or French bread toast points. …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Karidopita Greek Walnut Cake

Food Recipes

Late May in New Orleans means the annual return of a favorite festival: Greek Festival. This year marks the 41st annual Greek Fest in New Orleans, which is held at the Holy Trinity Cathedral at the corner of Robert E. Lee and St. Bernard Avenue in Lakeview. The event is a celebration of all things Hellenic, with music and dance …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Ella Brennan’s Old-Fashioned Cocktail thumbnail

GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Ella Brennan’s Old-Fashioned Cocktail

Cocktail Culture Recipes

As the matriarch of the Brennan family, Ella Brennan has made more than a few cocktails in her lifetime. She started out making drinks as a child, for family friends who came to visit her parents. During the Prohibition, she served up her uncle’s bathtub gin, and fondly remembers putting the cork in the gin jar as her favorite part …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Emeril’s Slow-Cooked Cochon de Lait Po-Boy

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While Jazz Fest may be famous for bringing together a diverse array of musical styles and cultural influences, it is also undeniably all about the food. Luckily two full weekends of festing allows for plenty of face-stuffing. One of the most popular Jazz Fest dishes is also one of Chef Emeril Lagasse’s personal favorites: the Cochon de Lait Po-Boy. This …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Emeril’s Jazz Fest Crawfish Bread

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Crawfish Bread is a perennial Jazz Fest favorite. Local food critic Tom Fitzmorris once called it “an essential Jazz Fest dish that should not be missed.” Invented by Panaroma Foods, a small hometown bakery in Marksville, Louisiana in Avoyelles Parish, this cheesy, crawfish goodness has been replicated by many over the years, including Emeril Lagasse. His Jazz Fest Crawfish Bread …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Emeril’s Boudin Balls with Creole Mustard Dipping Sauce thumbnail

GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Emeril’s Boudin Balls with Creole Mustard Dipping Sauce

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Any good Southerner knows the delicious value in deep-frying just about anything. In Southern Louisiana we like to fry up our beloved boudin (pork & rice sausage) in the form of boudin balls. They’re a Jazz Fest tradition, served in Food Area I by Papa Ninety Catering, and one of Emeril Lagasse’s personal favorites. That’s why this week’s recipe is …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Crawfish Louise from Court of Two Sisters

Food Recipes

Now that French Quarter Fest is rapidly approaching, our mouths are watering in anticipation of chowing down all weekend long on delicious delicacies. We’ve already shown you how to make Muriel’s Crawfish or Shrimp and Goat Cheese Crepes at home, as well as Trey Yuen’s Crawfish With Spicy Lobster Sauce. If you just can’t wait until next weekend, here is …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Trey Yuen’s Crawfish With Spicy Lobster Sauce

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French Quarter Festival is right around the corner, and with it comes tons of delicious festival food to savor. One popular long-time food vendor is Trey Yuen, the Northshore institution which has consistently been voted one of the best Chinese restaurants, not only in Louisiana, but in the entire country. During French Quarter Festival, you can find Trey Yuen in …

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