Hello readers, and happy August!
As it is getting “sizzling” down here in the Big Easy, we thought it would be a great time to remind readers that now, more than ever, is a good time to support New Orleans businesses.
Although, in our opinion, the heat is great for gator watching (they love to sunbathe), it’s good for city tours (why not? you’re in a lush, air-conditioned bus) and the plantation homes you visit on our tours are DESIGNED to beat the heat with their sheer construction. Besides, you’ll have to elbow your way through a much smaller crowd to see the good stuff. So what isn’t there to like?
One man that sees our point of view is New Orleans’ very own John Besh.
If you’ve been hiding under a rock, Mr. Besh is a bit of a local royalty. We love our food down here, and that means that we like our chefs on a first name basis. John owns some of the most amazing restaurants in the area (La Provence, The American Sector, Lüke, and Besh Steak) and has been featured in the national media.
So, with that said, we’ll let him take it from here: