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The Sazerac is the official cocktail of New Orleans. Most of its ingredients, like Herbsaint and Peychaud’s bitters, were either invented in this city or find a home here.
Have you ever tried to make a roux? It sounds easy. Just combine equal parts lard and flour over heat. But it is not easy. I've been stirring twenty minutes, and it's still not the rich, reddish-brown color it's supposed to be.
If you wanted to create the quintessential Southern small town, you’d model it after Natchitoches. Just ask Robert Harling, the man behind "Steel Magnolias."
Now is the time to indulge in New Orleans's booming restaurant scene. If you're planning an easy weekend trip from Atlanta, here's what to eat, where to stay, and where to take in some culture.
“Let's just be the best versions of ourselves,” Mayor Kasim Reed told protesters, encouraging them to keep on exercising their constitutional rights “in the spirit of Dr. King.”