Author Archives: RL Reeves Jr

About RL Reeves Jr

I'm a writer living and working in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Louisiana Daily Photo: Cajun Meat Market in Houma

If Cajun Meat Market opened in New Orleans there would be lines down the block. Out in Acadiana they do a steady trade but nobody’s going to mistake them for Franklin Barbecue anytime soon.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Huey P. Long Bridge

In 2011, the American Society of Civil Engineers dedicated the Huey P. Long Bridge as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. That’s a really big deal. There are only four structures in Louisiana that have been accorded the honor (Eads … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: T-Boy’s Slaughterhouse in Evangeline Parish

When we need a whole hog to throw on our backyard pit we call T-Boy up so he can slaughter one for us. While we’re out in Acadiana we always pick up a heavy freight of boudin and a 20lb … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Espe’s Kitchen

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Louisiana Daily Photo: At Breaux Bridge

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Louisiana Daily Photo: 8th Ward New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: At New Orleans East

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Thou Shalt Not Kill

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Louisiana Daily Photo: The Crescent City

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Louisiana Daily Photo: St. Roch Supermarket

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To The Organizers Of The Brady Texas World Championship BBQ Goat Cook Off

It was not an easy decision but I’m writing off attending this year, and every year’s Brady Texas World Championship Goat Cook Off. The organizers have ruined what used to be the best barbecue shootout in the state of Texas. … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Trixie Being Silly

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Mega Food Store in Central City

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Louisiana Daily Photo: At Des Allemands

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Faubourg Livaudais

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Pete Fountain’s Funeral

I love that Pete Fountain had a long-running beef with Lawrence Welk.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Hansen’s Sno-bliz

I used to drive to Hansen’s in uptown New Orleans a few Wednesdays a year to get a Bananas Foster snoball. Unfortunately they quit running this particular special on Wednesdays and started doing it when fancy struck. After two swings … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Bunny Matthews

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Washington Square in New Orleans

The old days when you went to Washington Square to score a lid of grass or pick up a floozy are long gone. A recent morning ramble through the old park found a few crusty, train-hopping Mohicans crashed out from … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Bohemian New Orleans

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