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The Trouble with Swai

My only problem with Acme in New Orleans is that they stopped serving catfish and started serving swai instead, as have many spots around New Orleans (In LA they often use it for fish and chips). You will notice on … Continue reading

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Hotlanta: Papadeaux

Tuesday we all headed down to Papadeaux in Marietta. It was kind of corporate, but I am not going to be too picky when it comes to getting a taste of New Orleans. Plus it had all the requirements for … Continue reading

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Chef Marilyn’s Soul Food Express

It’s easy to find Chef Marilyn’s Soul Food. Just head south off the 10 at Crenshaw and look for the line that stretches out the door from 10:30am to 9pm. It’s easy to be tempted away by the smoke from … Continue reading

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Seattle: Tuesday Night with Justin

Justin and I decided to try an Ethiopian place called Assimba, partly because I’d spent all day studying Lucy, partly because an Ethiopian cabbie reccomended it, but also because we had both had good experiences with Ehiopian food in San … Continue reading

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Leimert Park Eats: Mama’s House

I think I have found it. I have found The One. True, I have not eaten at every soul food restaurant in LA (yet), but if I had to pick the one to settle down with, Mama’s House would be … Continue reading

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Leimert Park Eats: M&M Soul Food

When people think of Leimert Park, they usually focus on Leimert Plaza Park and the one block of Degnan to the north. But the neighborhood of Leimert Park encompasses the eastern side of Crenshaw Boulevard, including Crenshaw and King Blvd … Continue reading

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Cajun 3-way Rajin Cajun

Hermosa Beach is one lucky town. Not only do they have the beautiful beach and the ocean breezes, but they have lucked out in the restaurant department. They are home to not one, but three New Orleans-inspired eateries: Ragin Cajun, … Continue reading

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Let’s fry some catfish!

CATFISH “FINGERS” 2 pounds fresh catfish filets2 cups milk2 eggs10 dashes Tabasco sauce1 Tablespoon yellow mustard1 cup “fish fry” mix ½ cup cornmeal½ cup flour¾ cup cornstarch2 Tablespoons Tony Chachere’s Cajun seasoning½ teaspoon salt½ teaspoon pepper½ teaspoon garlic powderPeanut oil … Continue reading

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