A Christmas Eve Reveillon

Tuesday December 24, we continue our tradition of offering a Creole Reveillon dinner in the true spirit of New Orleans holiday dining. Through most of the 19th century, Reveillons were held in the homes of the French Quarter’s Creole population, when churchgoers would arrive home after midnight mass famished, ready to break the pre-communion fast. […]

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Introducing Willett Pot Still Reserve, Our December Whiskey of the Month!

We are pleased to share with you our December Whiskey of the Month, Willett Pot Still Reserve. By Kentucky Bourbon Distillers, one of the finest small-batch distilleries in America, founded as Willett Distilling Company in 1936 and still in the care of a Willett family branch, Willett Pot Still Reserve is a single barrel bottling […]

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Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans, a Special Dinner with Lolis Eric Elie

We are thrilled to host author Lolis Eric Elie for a special cookbook dinner in honor of his newly released Treme: Recipes and Stories from the Heart of New Orleans on Monday, September 30. Television aficionados will know Mr. Elie for his role as story editor and contributing writer to the hit HBO series “Treme.” […]

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September’s Whiskey of the Month is Woodford Reserve!

We are pleased to announce out Whiskey of the Month for September is Woodford Reserve. We’ve always enjoyed Woodford Reserve for it’s uniquely clean refreshing palate in spite of it’s hefty body, it’s beautiful fruity vanilla notes, and especially the unmistakeable aroma of clean, pure wood smoke. It’s always been one of the most unique […]

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Recipes for Tuesday’s WGN Lunchbreak

Catch me Tuesday, June 18 on WGN News at Noon’s Lunchbreak, in which I will demonstrate how to cook fried green tomatoes as good as the ones we serve at Big Jones, at home. For those of you around the country, it is a nationally syndicated news program, so look it up, I might be […]

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