Monday, November 9, 2009

New Orleans

went to NOLA for a conference. learned about teaching graphic novels, walked around Frenchmen & (ugh) the Quarter, but mostly ate.

debris and egg biscuit at Mother's:
American-cheese grits on the side, but nothing special.

for dinner on Friday, we went to Emeril's.

Octopus bruschetta:

Spicy Cajun/Portagee calamari:

Fried baby artichokes:

Double-cut pork chop with tamarind glaze and green chile mole sauce:

Clam and shrimp carbonara bucatini with pancetta and tobiko:

Cornmeal-crusted scallops and oysters:

Sticky toffee bread pudding:

amazing banana cream pie:

Beignets and frozen coffee slush at Cafe du Monde:

Muffuletta from Central Market (even splitting one, Sowiski and I couldn't finish it):

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