Lost Restaurants of New Orleans

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"Food trends come and go, but classic cuisine is always in good taste. . . . Peggy Scott Laborde and Tom Fitzmorris celebrate our city's culinary past, which is as rich as the dishes of its day. Pages of period photos, stories and factoids make this a must-read for any foodie . . . while some neighborhood favorites might be gone, they are surely not forgotten."
-New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles

From Christian's to the Hummingbird Grill to Bali Ha'i at the Beach, this guide covers the most memorable restaurants ...

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Overview

"Food trends come and go, but classic cuisine is always in good taste. . . . Peggy Scott Laborde and Tom Fitzmorris celebrate our city's culinary past, which is as rich as the dishes of its day. Pages of period photos, stories and factoids make this a must-read for any foodie . . . while some neighborhood favorites might be gone, they are surely not forgotten."
-New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles

From Christian's to the Hummingbird Grill to Bali Ha'i at the Beach, this guide covers the most memorable restaurants from New Orleans' past. Peggy Scott Laborde and food writer Tom Fitzmorris reminisce about each locale and recall the mouthwatering dishes once served. Full of period photographs and more than forty recipes, this treasure celebrates the New Orleans culinary scene at its best.
Peggy Scott Laborde is the host and producer of Steppin' Out, a WYES public-television series that highlights the arts and entertainment scene in New Orleans. Tom Fitzmorris is a food writer and the radio host of the Food Show.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589809970
  • Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/21/2011
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 401,781
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Peggy Scott Laborde is the producer and host of Steppin' Out, which airs on WYES-TV in New Orleans. Her professional accomplishments have earned her awards from the Press Club of New Orleans and American Women in Radio and Television. She has garnered praise for her extensive efforts in conserving the arts and history of New Orleans. Laborde is also the coauthor of Pelican's Canal Street: New Orleans' Great Wide Way and Christmas in New Orleans.

Tom Fitzmorris is a food writer and the radio host of the Food Show. In addition to publishing the New Orleans MENU, a newsletter about dining and cooking; restaurant guidebooks; and cookbooks, he is the former editor of New Orleans Magazine and Figaro. Fitzmorris achieved the distinction of Certified Culinary Professional from the International Association of Culinary Professionals, a national association of food writers and cooking instructors.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 1, 2012

    Well written and researched -- brought back fond memories to me

    Well written and researched -- brought back fond memories to me and my family. Both Peggy Scott Laborde and Tom Fitzmorris are well respected New Orleans food historians and this book demonstrates their love of the City and its fascination with food. You will enjoy it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 30, 2012

    Excellent!!

    Fascinating information about earlier restaurants in New Orleans.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 7, 2012

    Highly Recommended, a good read

    We were given a copy of this book and enjoyed it so much we purchased
    two to give to relatives. Included are some good recipes.

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  • Posted January 14, 2012

    Highly Recommended

    Being a New Orleans girl, I found the book very well written and evokes wonderful memories of restaurants that are not longe around.

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