New Orleans Homes at Christmas

Overview

"There is no other city that knows as well as New Orleans how to celebrate a festival or a holiday. Bonnie Warren and Cheryl Gerber have captured perfectly the unique celebratory spirit of New Orleans that adorns the city's homes during Christmas with creativity, whimsy, and, yes, a certain splendor. Food, décor, and ceremony are on display in this beautiful book."
-Carol Flake, author and a founding editor of Vanity Fair

"There aren't many better guides to the Crescent City than Bonnie Warren. For anyone who has...

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Overview

"There is no other city that knows as well as New Orleans how to celebrate a festival or a holiday. Bonnie Warren and Cheryl Gerber have captured perfectly the unique celebratory spirit of New Orleans that adorns the city's homes during Christmas with creativity, whimsy, and, yes, a certain splendor. Food, décor, and ceremony are on display in this beautiful book."
-Carol Flake, author and a founding editor of Vanity Fair

"There aren't many better guides to the Crescent City than Bonnie Warren. For anyone who has had the joy of walking around New Orleans' always fascinating streets, taking in the eccentric elegance and pitch-perfect funk of its singular residences, Bonnie Warren and Cheryl Gerber offer the magic key to the idiosyncratic beauty within in their book."
-Mark Jacobson, contributing editor at New York magazine

"Ever wanted to eavesdrop on some of the most elegant entertaining in the world? This book will satisfy that curiosity-plus, you'll find stunning inspiration for your own holiday menus and decorating. . . . The perfect gift for anyone who loves food and loves New Orleans. Isn't that everyone you know?"
-Sally Pederson, former senior food editor of Better Homes and Gardens and former lieutenant governor of Iowa

"From the peculiar traditions of the réveillon to the elegant chandeliers of St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans celebrates the holiday with a panache not seen elsewhere. This book allows us to consider what makes Christmas special in the Crescent City. It's an intimate and inspiring portrait of both a place and a special time of year."
-Leopold Froehlich, editor at large for Playboy

Step into modern and historic homes decked in holiday splendor, and savor the réveillon dinners of famed restaurants. Author Bonnie Warren and photographer Cheryl Gerber, who previously collaborated on Pelican's New Orleans Historic Homes, beautifully chronicle the spirit of the season.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455619856
  • Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/30/2014
  • Pages: 192

Meet the Author

Since 1987, Ms. Laborde has been the senior producer for the New Orleans PBS station, WYES-TV, where she has developed, produced, and hosted documentaries and in-studio productions about New Orleans and the Gulf Coast.

Bonnie Warren has served as the editor of New Orleans Magazine, city editor of Better Homes and Gardens and Metropolitan Home magazines, the founding editor of New Orleans Homes and Lifestyles, and is the winner of multiple awards from the Press Club of New Orleans. She has contributed to more than two dozen publications, including Redbook, Playboy, and Woman's Day. She previously collaborated with photographer Cheryl Gerber on Pelican's New Orleans Historic Homes. An active cultural and civic volunteer, Warren lives in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Cheryl Gerber is a freelance journalist and documentary photographer. A New Orleans native, she is the recipient of several Press Club of New Orleans awards. Gerber is a staff photographer for Gambit and a regular contributor to the New York Times, the Associated Press, and New Orleans Magazine.

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