Eat Your Fill at Treme Creole Gumbo Fest -2014

Love a great gumbo? Whether it’s chicken and andouille or chock full of seafood, gumbo is one of the staples of New Orleans and Creole food, and it’s done up a million different ways by restaurants and families across the … Continue reading

A Tribute to “Uncle Lionel Batiste”

As everybody in New Orleans knows by now, “Uncle” Lionel Batiste, bass drummer for Treme’ Brass Band in New Orleans, 81, died on Sunday, July 8 after a brief bout with prostate cancer.  “Uncle” Lionel had become a poster boy … Continue reading

Treme Creole Gumbo Festival, December 10th, 2011

New Orleans’ Treme’ neighborhood was a haven for free people of color, Haitian immigrants, and white New Orleanians since the end of the 18th century.  The racially mixed neighborhood, situated on the north (lake) side of the French Quarter, was … Continue reading