At the same time I decided to go refined sugar-free for “lent” I also committed to a 40 day yoga challenge. I was already attending classes 4-6 times a week, and with the reward of a free unlimited month pass & three workshops after successful completion, I was sold. All I had to do was show up […]

“Butter is Back” Mark Bittman (or one of his editors at the NYT) proclaimed in the headline of a recent Op-ed, which jolted people into internet activism last week (otherwise known as commenting/sharing/liking). Based on a recent review of studies on the effects of saturated fat on heart disease in the Annals of Internal Medicine, […]

From January 6th until March 17th is a time of excess in New Orleans. Parades, beads, drinks, crawfish and king cakes are everywhere. Before you know it, the idea of waking up early to drink bloody marys and jump up and down screaming for beads seems perfectly reasonable. Red beans and rice, lovingly made by […]

I have always enjoyed reading blogs, but I have a newfound respect for bloggers. As much as I love reading and thinking about food, it takes a lot of effort to write consistently. Three months ago I felt like I needed to restrain myself from hitting the publish button multiple times a week, sadly that […]

Before moving here I wasn’t quite sure how to correctly pronounce the name of this infamous city. In the northeast and the northwest I had heard many iterations, but not from anyone with authority on the matter. Did the locals call it Naw’lins? New Or-lee-ns? New Or-luh-ns? I did’t know, and I kind of mumbled […]

I will be posting a monthly guide for what is in season based on information provided by  Louisiana Grown, a project of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that seeks to promote LA farmers through statewide branding. Its hard to believe we’re already up to the final edition of “what’s growing on” for the year! […]

Not as tasty as the sausage variety, but check out these links over your cup of coffee. Here’s whats up in the food world this week…  politics The drive for ethanol has become an ecological disaster. AP News reports that five million acres set aside for conservation (an area larger than yellowstone + the everglades) […]

I will be posting a monthly guide for what is in season based on information provided by  Louisiana Grown, a project of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that seeks to promote LA farmers through statewide branding. I think fall might be Louisiana’s best kept secret. The days are drenched in sunlight, the air is […]

Hellooo Readers! I am in San Francisco for the week at the Good Eggs Headquarters for a team summit with the other food hubs (LA & NYC). The schedule is pretty packed, so unfortunately I don’t think there will be any time for brayfood-ing this week. Expect some photos and stories next week, it is […]

Food Day is here! It is a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food! There are more than 4,500 events going on in all 50 states, ranging from the Big Apple Crunch in Union Square to a food policy panel in Portland, Oregon. New Orleans alone has 48 different events!!! Good Eggs is joining […]