For New Orleans, it was food and music.
Sara Roahen's love of the the city's food is exceeded only by her love of the people who make it and their creation of a unique culture.
Roahan's book was the perfect find for leaving-town-reading, for keeping the feeling of NOLA going even when you're far away.
At my restaurant, I wanted to throw a salute to New Orleans
brunch. The main feature of the event was crab gumbo. Read more
Yes, I read this baby 5 times .. I'm a writer and a former chef, living in New York. I've thraveled all around the World and to New Orleans 7 times .. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Frank
If you are planning a trip to New Orleans, or do a regular pilgrimage to NOLA like we do, this book should be required reading. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Randy baker
This food reviewer falls in love with New Orleans cuisine, and writes about it-- a whole chapter on gumbo, for example. She names restaurants and small cafes, post_Katrina. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Kiwiruth
The author is not a New Orleans native but she eloquently captures the essence of our food culture. This book is a love letter to the food and culture of our fair city. Read morePublished 16 months ago by KM
Going on my first trip this month to NOLA in almost 20 years and found this book absolutely fascinating. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Anitacs
New Orleans just happens to be my most favorite city in the whole wide world (and I've traveled a LOT). Read morePublished 22 months ago by in young hur
for those of you who want one book about nola and its food, forget it. you must read several including cookbooks. there are many. sarah wrote this book the way she saw fit. Read morePublished on June 24, 2012 by daniel e. gremillion
Roahen tells the food stories I had heard growing up in New Orleans;however, I had remembered only fragments of them until reading her book. Read morePublished on February 16, 2012 by C. Denver Mullican