New Orleans-with its sultry, romantic atmosphere and constant influx of different cultures-is known as the most unique city in America. The local cuisine is both distinctive and influential, and the city's rich history shines through its art.
A delectable showcase of the Big Easy's matchless art and cuisine, New Orleans Kitchens includes specialty recipes such as po'boys, étouffée, gumbo, jambalaya, and oysters on the half shell, as well as art from the most prominent local galleries and museums.
The allure of New Orleans is more relevant today than ever before, and with so many different cultures converging in one spot, it is no wonder that the ever-evolving food is as exciting as it is delectable, and the contemporary art is so extraordinary.
Stacey Meyer, a native of New Orleans, comes from a French-Italian family that loves to cook, entertain and talk about food. After attending The Culinary Institute of America, Stacey spent six years working in restaurants honing her cooking skills. She currently works with Emeril Lagasse, developing and testing recipes.
Also a native of New Orleans, Troy Gilbert is a freelance journalist and fiction writer. His work is published in many national and regional publications and ranges from investigative journalism to restaurant reviews.