Boston grazing

We got away from NOLA for about 2.4 minutes this weekend to go to Boston, where Mr. TWMVO was born and raised. It was a crazy weekend with a family wedding, a memorial service, a house party that may or may not have gotten completely out of hand (but definitely did), and work. For some … Continue reading Boston grazing

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I just need some leaves in my life, y’all

So we all know that I consumed more food than science ever thought was humanly possible this last weekend. I felt seriously gross for it. On Monday afternoon, the text from a dear friend came in: "Dinner tonight?" Now, you're right - I could have laughed in her textual face and left it. But there's … Continue reading I just need some leaves in my life, y’all

NOLA on Tap, Fried Chick’n Festival, Hedwig, & a Haitian dance party: eating my way through the weekend

I was thinking I was due a very relaxing weekend because between October and December, I'm going to be a very busy - but very lucky - lady. (Think: dear friends from far shores are coming to visit; I'm going home to London for not too long, but long enough to breathe the air and … Continue reading NOLA on Tap, Fried Chick’n Festival, Hedwig, & a Haitian dance party: eating my way through the weekend

“I’d eat that Haitian shit all day”: Fritai in NOLA

This blog post is named by a friend, Darcy, who said this exact quotation (or something like it) in response to us eating at Fritai. I can't tell you if this is offensive or not, but I can tell you she meant it only in the highest regard for that Haitian "shit." And now, let … Continue reading “I’d eat that Haitian shit all day”: Fritai in NOLA

How to get what you want on someone else’s birthday: Sweet Treats by Rah & L.A. Serendipity

Mama TWMVO likes to celebrate her birthdays in New Orleans: we get her a tattoo, we go to a winery, eat too much food, and get too drunk. The tradition of tattoos in NOLA started back in 2014 when we met here (I was a New Yorker at the time) to jointly celebrate my 30th … Continue reading How to get what you want on someone else’s birthday: Sweet Treats by Rah & L.A. Serendipity