Archive for July, 2009

And the winner of the Free Cookie Friday recipe contest is …

I know the suspense is killing you.  What cookies did I choose for Free Cookie Friday? For a while, I was leaning toward these cookies.  My friend Scott Harang recommended this recipe to me.  I mean, how could you go wrong with a peanut butter cookie, filled with salted peanut caramel and drizzled with chocolate?  [...]

Natalie Naquin wants your cookie recipes (win free cookies!)

Those who know me know that at any given moment, it’s pretty likely that I have food on the brain.  One evening, when Josh and I first started dating, he asked me the dreaded “what are you thinking about” question.  The correct answer was supposed to be that I was falling for him, or something [...]

Natalie and Josh go back to Austin

For the first time since January, Natalie and I are heading back to Austin.  We’ll be in Texas’ capital city for a week, and we’ll be helping to kickoff the Storyville Austin reboot.  While we’re in Austin, we’ll be updating the blog and taking lots of photos. Stay tuned.

See 87 photos from the Fleurty Girl & Storyville Launch Party

Click here to see 87 photos from the Fleurty Girl & Storyville Launch Party that Lawles Bourque has posted on Flickr.  The party, sponsored by Nola Brewing Company and Ketel One Vodka, took place at the new Storyville location in New Orleans (3029 Magazine Street) on this past Saturday night.  Fleurty Girl and Storyville are [...]

Sign the online “Brad Pitt for Mayor of New Orleans” petition

Click here to sign the official “Brad Pitt for Mayor of New Orleans” online petition.  And go here to get the t-shirt that has become an international sensation.

Brad Pitt for Mayor of New Orleans: Now in French and Arabic

The Brad Pitt for Mayor of New Orleans effort is now a worldwide phenomenon.  Click here to read about the movement in Arabic and go here to read about it in French.  Mandarin Chinese coming soon.  And click here to get the t-shirt that started it all.

Art Melt Tonight – Downtown Baton Rouge!

Tonight, July 10, join Storyville for Forum 35′s Sixth Annual Art Melt from 6:30 – 10:00!  Droves of Red Stickers will be out in Downtown Baton Rouge for an evening of art, music, and good times. Here’s just a taste of what will be going on tonight – musical entertainment by Baton Rouge Symphony, Opera Louisiane, Michael Foster [...]

New Orleans chef John Besh competes for Brad Pitt’s Make It Right foundation

On last night’s episode of Top Chef Masters, famed New Orleans chef John Besh competed with four other chefs for a chance to win a $10,000 donation to Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation.  We at Storyville are all about Make It Right — and we’re also all about delicious food – so this was [...]

Watch us on Fox 8 Live nightly news in New Orleans (Wed, July 8, 2009)

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Storyville featured on

Storyville is featured on the front page of  Click here to see the awesome article, which is entitled “Threads of Culture“.  While you’re on, take a peek at some of the other entries — it’s a fun, well-designed and well-written blog.  And the photos are fantastic.