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Cut-rate Reds

Affordable, high-quality wine is out there, you just need to know where to look

The Better Port of Winter

Warm up with a glass of Portugal’s finest

Bust Out the Bubbles

Make the season sparkle with a glass of the good stuff

As You Like It

When choosing the perfect wine, forget what you’ve been told Roasted turkey,

Fashion Designers & Artists United 4 Honduras

Fashion Designers & Artists United 4 Honduras

Red Alert

Break out the robust reds and make a toast to fall

Bon Apetit September

In a city that resonates French food, culture and nomenclature, we often lose sight of the significant contributions, particularly within the culinary world, imparted by Spanish settlers. Luckily we have chefs like Glen Hogh of Vega Tapas Cafe who possess an unbridled passion for Spain. He has made it his mission to promote the diverse […]

Lay Off the Bottle

For palatable, portable wine, it’s time to think inside the box

Navigating NOWFE

Steps to sipping and sampling your way through the New Orleans Wine & Food Experience

The Light Stuff

White wines are the perfect complement to sunshiny spring days

You Be the Judge

Sure you can learn to swirl, sniff and spit, but individual taste should guide you

Paradise of the Pacific

New Zealand’s wines come into their own, with The Crossings leading the way

Life’s a Beach

Especially during this four-day wine and food festival on Florida’s Gulf Coast

Dreaming of a White (or Red) Christmas

Twenty top wine gifts to lift holiday spirits

Bubbly Conversation

Clovis Taittinger, the heir apparent to the famous Champagne house, talks about his family’s pride and joy

Finding Euphoria

A small town South Carolina festival delivers big-time

Just What the Doctor Ordered

ER physician James Moises balances life by spending half of it creating top-notch wines

Sports Injury Prevention for Baby Boomers

While there may be no single fountain of youth, you can slow down the aging process by staying physically active.

My Grape Escape

Once again, Napa Valley proved to be an enchanting destination for this wine lover

Where to Chill Out

Awesome ice creams, sorbets and gelati

Love in a Bottle

Through hard work and mutual respect, a Napa Valley family has created the über-successful Cakebread Cellars

The Skinny on Beef

Red meat can be part of a healthy diet—in moderation

Salad Days

An assortment of greens makes eating well easy

Great White Hope

Argentina’s torrontés is set to rival malbec, the country’s standout red varietal 

A Life in the Kitchen

Cooking since he was a teenager, Gus Martin now uses his expertise at Muriel’s Jackson Square

Doctor Feelgood

By giving his patients a new look, plastic surgeon Michael Moses gives them a new outlook

This Spud’s for You

The underappreciated potato finally gets its due

Life at the Top

Bravo’s king of the cooks is enjoying celebrity status

Kiwi Classics

Wines from New Zealand continue to impress

Back to the Cabbage Patch

Enjoy the taste and health benefits of this leafy green vegetable

Land of Plenty

Cambria Winery reaches out to New Orleans through the Make It Right Foundation

Cocoa A-Go-Go

Your guide to the food of the gods: chocolate

The New Grande Dame

At the helm of renowned French champagne house Veuve Clicquot is another assertive woman

No Stone Unturned

A primer on rare, beautiful gems

One in a Million

Scott Snodgrass’ Riverbend restaurant takes the neighborhood eatery to new heights

Tea Party

The venerable tea leaf takes center stage

One Fine Wine

Pour yourself a port and chances are you’ll instantly become a devotee

One Incredible, Edible Egg

Delicate caviar can turn a ho-hum holiday party into a truly elegant affair

Seasonal Sparklers

Times might be tight, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy a little holiday cheer

Fated Glory

In Susan Spicer a star chef was born

Great Places for Gumbo

Ask any local who makes the best gumbo in town and the typical answer is “my grandma,” or perhaps “my mama.”

Common Scents

Classic holiday spices offer more than just good tastes

Attaining Nirvana

Zoë chef Roberto Bustillo will enlighten your palate with his culinary artistry

The Rewards of Riesling

Winemakers sing the praises of this versatile grape

Oh My Gourd!

Celebrate the bounty of fall by eating pumpkin, not just carving it

The Other White Wine

It’s time to give sauvignon blanc a chance

Grilling and Chilling

At your next backyard barbecue, pass on a cold one and reach for these smokin’ wines

Seven Simple Steps to Better Grilling

Nothing is more satisfying to a carnivore than a tender, juicy, perfectly cooked prime cut of beef. But, for those of us who are not professional chefs, how can we guarantee such a succulent steak at home? Well, New Orleans Living posed that very question to steak expert executive chef Jack Martinez, of Dickie Brennan’s […]

Bubbly on a Budget

Pop the cork of an inexpensive bottle and be pleasantly surprised

Exploring Alsace Wines

It may be the smallest region in France, but what Alsace lacks in size, it more than makes up for with its breathtaking views, mouthwatering cuisine and exceptionally well-made wines.

A Movable Feast

Joyce Godbold creates a sensation with the New Orleans Wine & Food Experience

The Grape Divide

Explore lesser-known white varietals

V Is for Victory

Stars flock to New Orleans to celebrate an end to violence against women

Tickled Pink

This Valentine’s Day, impress the one you love with a rosé Champagne

Candy Is Dandy

Local confectioners offer lavish chocolates for Valentine’s Day and beyond

Romantic Places to Dine

Bayona 530 Rue Dauphine, 525-4455 This historic and elegant 200-year-old Creole cottage is home to nationally acclaimed and awardwinning chef Susan Spicer. The captivating ambience, exceptional service, diverse wine list, engaging courtyard and exquisite food make Bayona ideal for a romantic rendezvous. Don’t miss the goat cheese crouton with mushrooms in Madeira cream, sautéed sweetbreads […]

Ten Places to Dine and Ring in the New Year

Bombay Club 830 Conti St. 586-0972. This local hot spot hosts some of the most spirited parties around, and New Year’s Eve promises to be no exception! The festivities begin at 8 p.m. and will feature a savory 4-course dinner, live dance music from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Champagne at midnight and party essentials […]

Get Toasty!

Warm up your spirits with hot cocktails

Top of the Pops

Make merry in style— by breaking out the bubbly

Pairing Perfection

The right wine can take your Thanksgiving meal from ordinary to extraordinary

Cane Do!

Rum takes center stage

The Rosé Revolution

Oenophiles no longer look down their noses at pink wines

For the Love of Art

A Celebration of the Cultural Season and Art in New Orleans

Toast of the Town

Pop open the bubbly! Champagne cocktails let you celebrate every day!

Summertime Sippers

When full-bodied reds just won’t do, turn to crisp white wines to cool you off

Summer Steals

Locals get royal treatment at these French Quarter institutions