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Delicious, decadent and fiercely traditional, Galatoire's is everything
that's fabulous (and eccentric) about New Orleans rolled
into one sublime institution. This is an exceptional history
of the internationally renowned restaurant, ...
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Galatoires: Bioraphy Of A Bistro

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Overview

Delicious, decadent and fiercely traditional, Galatoire's is everything
that's fabulous (and eccentric) about New Orleans rolled
into one sublime institution. This is an exceptional history
of the internationally renowned restaurant, featuring rare
photographs and fascinating stories that cut across the vast
spectrum that populates the Gataloire's universe. Uncover the
secrets of the restaurant’s signature dishes, including Canapé
Lorenzo and Trout Marguery. Go backstage with Galatoire family
members. Eavesdrop as business and political deals are cut in the
glittering downstairs dining room. The story of Galatoire's is the
story of New Orleans. Experience it within the four walls of one
of the Crescent City's most treasured and enduring heirlooms.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781891053290
  • Publisher: Garrett County Press
  • Publication date: 1/22/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 229
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

Marda Burton is a native of Laurel, Mississippi, who has lived in the French Quarter of New Orleans since 1986. She is a freelance writer/photographer of hundreds of magazine and newspaper features, travel editor and feature writer for Veranda Magazine, and a has contributed essays and short stories to several anthologies.

Dr. Kenneth Holditch is Research Professor Emeritus of American Literature at the University of New Orleans, where he taught for thirty-two years. A native of Mississippi, he is the founding editor of the Tennessee Williams Journal and author of numerous published short stories, poems, and essays. He is also the coauthor of Tenessee Williams and the South and gives literary walking tours of the French Quarter.

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Table of Contents

Footlights Up: Introduction vii

Dramatis Personae: Authors' Note x

Act 1 Once Upon a Time

Scene 1 Producers

The Family Galatoire 1

Scene 2 Stage Props

Food & Drink 25

Scene 3 Playwrights

Writers & Galatoire's 47

Act 2 The Cast

Scene 4 Stars

Waiters 67

Scene 5 Costars

Customers 91

Scene 6 Guest Stars

Celebrities 111

Act 3 Rituals & Ceremonies

Scene 7 Street Pageant

The Line 131

Scene 8 Friday Matinees

Friday Lunch 145

Scene 9 Extravaganzas

Other Special Occasions 163

Scene 10 Costumes

Dress Code 185

Scene 11 Box Office

House Accounts 197

Act 4 The New Century

Scene 12 Scenery Change

Renovation 209

Curtain Call: The Last Word 221

Acknowledgments 222

Photo Credits 223

Index 225

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