New Orleans Greek Fest 2015 this Weekend!


Another Year, Another Gyro! Great Greek Food, Live Music and Entertainment, and Family Fun — Join us on Bayou St. John at the 2015 Annual Greek Festival! Featuring plenty of homemade traditional Greek food and wine, and desserts, desserts, desserts! Live traditional Greek dancing, performed by the Hellenic Dancers. A live Greek band will be […]

New Catholic Media Outlet to Focus on Relational Evangelization

Real Life Radio Press Release

Real Life Radio, a US based Catholic media organization, has launched a new network of original programs delivered via mobile streaming apps. The new network features programs from established authors, bloggers, speakers and media professionals from across the United States who have joined efforts to focus on one main directive, Relational Evangelization. Leo Brown, Real […]

Fr. Peter Preble Discusses Food and Faith with The Catholic Foodie

Fr Peter Preble

My friend Fr. Peter Preble joined me Tuesday on The Catholic Foodie Show to talk food and faith. Fr. Peter Preble, a Romanian Orthodox priest, is pastor of St. Michael Orthodox Christian Church in Southbridge, Massachusetts. He is host of Shepherd of Souls, a nationally syndicated radio program, and he is the author of Listening to […]

CF203 – Lisa Schmidt, The Practicing Catholic, on The Catholic Foodie Show

Lisa Schmidt

Lisa Schmidt of joined me yesterday on The Catholic Foodie Show on Real Life Radio. What a joy to talk with Lisa again! Here are some of the topics the discussed: St. Therese the Little Flower Blessed (soon to be Saint!) Zelie Martin (St. Therese’s mama) Using social media in the new evangelization American Girl […]

Amazing Review of “Around the Table with The Catholic Foodie: Middle Eastern Cuisine”

The Catholic Foodie at the New Orleans Book Festival

I was scrolling through GoodReads yesterday and I came across this awesome review of my book, Around the Table with The Catholic Foodie: Middle Eastern Cuisine. It’s from January. Can’t believe I’m just seeing it, but it made my day! Thank you, Gina! “I received this book from Liguori Publications. It’s easily one of the […]

Red’s Chinese: Not Your Mama’s Chinese Takeout

Red's Chinese

We finally made it. After hearing rave reviews from our parochial vicar Fr. Peter Finney, and seeing pics and comments from Chef John Besh on Twitter (on more than one occasion!), and seeing write-ups and reviews in newspapers and on blogs… We. Finally. Made. It. Granted, Red’s Chinese just opened in December on St. Claude Avenue […]

Jazz Fest Recipes, Thank a Nun Day, and Five Years in Heaven

Jazz Fest - Thank a Nun - Five Years in Heaven

Jazz Fest 2015 Spring has arrived, along with the heat and the rain down here in south Louisiana. But springtime in New Orleans brings more than just humidity, thunderstorms, and bad hair days. It also brings festivals. Last weekend, the French Quarter Festival kicked off the spring festival season for us, and over the next two weekends […]