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Louisiana Daily Photo: Treme

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Lafayette Academy Charter School

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Louisiana Daily Photo: New Iberia

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RL Reeves Jr’s 2020 Year In Review

Over on my Scrumptious Chef site I posted my 2020 year in review if y’all are into that sort of thing. Read it here

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Merry Christmas Everybody

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Louisiana Daily Photo: 3rd Ward New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: 7th Ward New Orleans

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Scrumptious Chef 10th Anniversary Gumbo Pop Up Is Tomorrow Night

There is a handful of tickets left to our sprawling 10th anniversary Cajun gumbo pop up tomorrow night at Tamale House East in Austin, Texas. $5 tickets

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Eventbrite For 2020 Scrumptious Chef Cajun Gumbo Pop Up At Tamale House East in Austin

I put up an Eventbrite page for our 2020 Scrumptious Chef Cajun Gumbo Pop Up At Tamale House East in Austin. It’s the 10th anniversary party for the Scrumptious website. We’ll be serving a massive kettle of smoked chicken and … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Avengers

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Scrumptious Chef 10th Anniversary Cajun Gumbo Pop Up At Tamale House East

We’re celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the Scrumptious Chef and Chowpapi websites with a big blowout Cajun gumbo pop up on Sunday January 19th at Tamale House East in Austin. Our crew will be cooking from John Folse’s “The … Continue reading

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Guerrero Taco Truck in Austin, Texas

Yolanda Guerrero has spent 60 years on the plancha. When she was a child growing up in the city of Monterrey, Mexico she was tasked with learning the art of cooking at the tender age of nine.

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Hello Market in Bessemer, Alabama

I ate dirt in Bessemer, Alabama. Not that fancy “Down Home White Dirt” that’s professionally harvested in Griffin, Georgia either. I went all-in for local dirt that’s brought to market by bootleg dirt vendors tilling the clay hills of Alabama.

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Carnitas Lonja in San Antonio is Glorious

You cannot get top flight carnitas tacos in New Orleans, Louisiana. Our food scene is nonpareil but if you tried to live off world-class tacos in Orleans Parish you’d wind up destitute and shaking a tin cup underneath the Claiborne … Continue reading

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Blue Door Smokehouse In Lexington, Kentucky

There was an old black man with an iron smoker mounted in the bed of a Ford pickup truck who used to park on the side of the road near Sawmill Holler in Whitley County, Kentucky.

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Roxie’s Grocery in Memphis

“Are you Mr Roxie?” Red Miller, married to Miss Roxie for 52 years smiles “Yes I am” The bespectacled, elderly gentleman running the cash register at tiny Roxie’s Grocery in The Pinch neighborhood of Memphis is friendly, and happy to … Continue reading

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2018 Chackbay Gumbo Festival Is This Weekend

The 47th edition of the big Chackbay Gumbo Festival is this weekend. Details

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2018 Kentucky Country Ham From Broadbent Sells For $2.8 Million

Would you pay right at $149k a pound for a genuine Kentucky country ham? The biggest ham auction in the USA takes place in Louisville, Kentucky in August each year to kick off the Kentucky State Fair. Broadbent Country Hams … Continue reading

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Berea College Farm Store In Berea Kentucky

It’s a 700 mile drive from New Orleans to the Berea College Farm Store but it’s one I make at least twice a year to lay in provisions that I can’t find in Louisiana.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: 2018 Festigals Step Up Second Line Parade

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