La Belle Cuisine - Cajun Country
Fine Cuisine with Art Infusion
cook is to create. And to create well...
"I lived near the main street
of the quarter which is named Royal.
Cajun Country Categories:
John Besh rocks!
Have a heart! We still need your help...
You are probably a New Orleans Native if.............
You have no idea what a turn signal is or how to properly use it.
You can cross two lanes of heavy traffic and U-turn through a
You can consistently be the second or third person to run a red
You've been rear-ended 10 times by people with no insurance.
You get off the stoop, walk down the banquette and cross the
You know better than to drink hurricanes or eat Lucky Dogs.
You consider a Bloody Mary a light breakfast.
The major topics of conversation when you go out to eat are
You judge a po-boy by the number of napkins used.
The waitress at your local sandwich shop tells you a fried oyster
You know the definition of "dressed".
You can eat Popeye's, Haydel's and Zapp's for lunch and wash
You have gained 10 or 15 pounds permanently, but you don't
You think "drinking water" when you look at the Mississippi River.
The smell of a crawfish boil turns you on more than Chanel #5.
You enjoy sucking heads more than sucking face.
You burl crawfish or fry them in erl, and pack the uneaten tails
Then, you wrench your hands in the zinc with an onion bar to get
There is a St. Joseph lucky bean in you mama's coin purse.
When you speak with a tourist, he asks, "Are you from Brooklyn?"
You're not afraid when someone wants to ax you something.
You were born at Baptiste, raised in Metry and hang with Vic
You go by ya mom-en-ems on Good Friday for family supper.
You don't learn until high school that Mardi Gras is not a
You push little old ladies out of the way to catch Mardi Gras throws.
You leave a parade with footprints on your hands.
You believe that purple, green and gold look good together - you
Every time you hear sirens you think it's a Mardi Gras parade.
You go to buy a new winter coat and throw your arms up in the
Your finest china has Endymion written on it.
Your first sentence was "Throw me something mistah" and
You wonder what Anne Rice has against a building that looks like
You have a special set of grungy, well-broken-in-shoes you refer
Your last name isn't pronounced the way it's spelled.
You know what a nutria is but you still pick it to represent your
You have spent a summer afternoon on the Lake Pontchartrain
You watch a movie filmed in New Orleans and say things like
Speaking of which, you haven't been to Bourbon Street in years.
You have to buy a new house because you ran out of wall space
You drink Dixie, whistle "Dixie", and name your dog Dixie.
You describe a color as "K&B Purple".
You like your rice and politics dirty.
You worry about a deceased family member returning in
You reply to anything and everything about life here with
You have a monogrammed go-cup.
A friend gets in trouble for roaches in his car and you wonder
You move somewhere else - and you feel like you are from
You make groceries and get down to tha sto on The Airline.
You took out a second mortgage to pay a contractor to shore
You know how to pass a good time, yeah. And you know
And you NEVER ever say New OrLEENS (unless you're a