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Greta’s Top 5 Orgs. to Donate Flood Relief Money

It is so wonderful to see the best come out in people when it comes to helping others during a time of need. I’ve been asked repeatedly, “Greta, where is the best place I can send my hard earned money?” There are tons of great places to donate household goods, and I’m pretty confident they¬†get […]

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The red beans irony…

Ya…the irony of me cooking red beans…I’m a transplanted Yankee living in the south, vegetarian, Jewish woman cooking this meal. Our guests are soon to arrive from Georgia and this is dinner for tonight. One of them is actually originally from New Orleans and over the summer I made red beans and rice and he […]

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Tales of the Toddy 2012

Another year, another spectacular Tales of the Toddy event! If y’all have been following along either on this blog or my FB page, you know what a huge fan I am of Tales of the Cocktail. Tales of the Toddy is no exception for my cheerleading. This year it took place at the beautiful Hyatt […]

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How to Eat Crawfish

Did you ever wonder how to eat a crawfish? At a crawfish boil, everything is cooked in one big pot with the crawfish and seasoning and dumped on a table for everyone to stand around and eat. You twist it, suck the head for the juice (not shown in video) squeeze it to break the […]

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Bayona: New Orleans Must Eat Restaurant

“I have officially added Bayona to my “Must Eat New Orleans Restaurant” list. The atmosphere, the service, the presentation, the menu creativity and lastly the unique and fabulous taste of everything makes this the perfect dining experience. I can’t wait to return for lunch and dine on the patio.” ~Greta Perry~ I am always excited […]

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Eating & Drinking in Mandeville

Hubby and I have been really trying to stay close to home for quick nights out on either a date night or with the family. Cafe Lynn Traditional Louisiana food perfected in my backyard! Seriously, I pass this place every day and it has never looked inviting to me. After all, it is an old […]

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WWII Era American Idol

Last night, I dragged a bunch of kids and met Sir JJ and Henry Cook at the National World War II Museum to watch the “Stage Door Idol.” They held a major audition and are down to 48 contestants. Last night they had 12 of those contestants compete for the finals and our favorite Museum […]

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The Grill Room Review

“The Grill Room exceeded my expectations of a modern 4 star dining experience while simultaneously transporting me back in time to my vision of New Orleans dining of old.” ~Greta Perry~ @WindsorCourt @WCTheGrill Room The Grill Room on Facebook 300 Gravier Street New Orleans. Complimentary Valet parking. The Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans is […]

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