Lost Restaurants of New Orleans

Lost Restaurants of New Orleans

by Peggy Laborde, Tom Fitzmorris
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Lost Restaurants of New Orleans by Peggy Laborde, Tom Fitzmorris

From Café de Réfugiés, the city's first eatery that later became Antoine's, to Toney's Spaghetti House, Houlihan's, and Bali Hai, this guide recalls restaurants from New Orleans' past. Period photographs provide a glimpse into the history of New Orleans' famous and culturally diverse culinary scene. Recipes offer the reader a chance to try the dishes once served.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589809970
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/21/2011
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 634,984
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About 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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Lost Restaurants of New Orleans 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fascinating information about earlier restaurants in New Orleans.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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.
HiggieCH More than 1 year ago
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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