Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Krewe of Rex - Hail Rex - St. Charles Avenue New Orleans Mardi Gras - Essay

Photograph Rex Ball Sheraton Hotel, year unknown,
photo by Mike Posey. Image from Krewe of Rex website.

"It wouldn’t do for King Rex to toast at some inelegant venue..."

Friday, February 8, 2019

Epicure Café's European Pastries - Habsburg Vienna - Persian Empire - Essay

                           Epicure Café’s Tiramisu Cake

"I’ve been going to Epicure Café ever since it opened in 1990, occasionally for lunch, but much more frequently for wine..."

(Virginia Billeaud Anderson - tells readers about Epicure Cafe's  European style pastries. She discusses their Sacher Torte which originated in Vienna during the Habsburg Empire, Persian Empire culinary antecedents, and other fun history.)