Mardi Gras 2018

14 Feb

French Quarter Pirates with Parrots Boudreaux and Thibodaux – had a blast live coverage from French Quarter with collegue Natasha Robin .

They bring the Turbulence in Carnival Season

9 Feb

The Amelia Earhawts and the Cabin Krewe Marching Group at Noon on Fox 8 News; what an energetic fun group.

Yes Carnival season!!

9 Feb

John Caluda of Caluda Carnival King Cakes . He has traditions and creative ones with a twist ….yumm. Glad he stopped by at Noon on Fox 8 News .

Carnival time

3 Feb

Friday at work at Noon on Fox 8 News🎉🎉
Congrats to this year’s Carnival Nyx 7 Krewe Goddess Karen Boudrie and Charter Float Lt Melissa Grubbs. They are known for handing out parade decorated purses.

Cuteness overload

1 Feb

Another sign we are getting close to Mardi Gras 2018: These adorable pets are the Krewe of Barkus Mardi Gras Royalty for the annual pet parade this coming Sunday . This is Queen Luna and King Baker . They stoped by Fox 8 News at Noon today with their proud owners.

So happy for her !!

31 Jan

My co-anchor Shelley Brown will make a fantastic Mom. Congrats to her and her husband. Now that the showers have begun – the countdown is on for the arrival of this blessed baby 🍼 boy !!!

Happy Birthday to this legendary New Orleans Chef

7 Jan

She is as kind and generous as she is talented . First met her several years back. Happy 95th Birthday to Leah Chase : the legendary Chef and owner of Dooky Chase restaurant . So thankful for all she continues to do for the local community .

The countdown to my co-anchor ‘s Baby arrival

6 Jan

Shelley Brown is one of the sweetest people ; always a pleasure working with this talented woman. Can’t wait to meet her baby boy . She is going to be a great Mother !!

Napa fun

4 Jan

Just a couple of weeks ago – fun time at outdoor lunch at Michelin five star Napa Restaurant Auberge du Soleil – see link for menu

https://aubergedusoleil.aubergeresorts.com/

Do you like Chandon Bubbly drinks for your celebrations

29 Dec

It’s the sparkling wine drink for many parties . So many options of Chandon !! The Napa Valley Domaine Chandon winery is a great stop for tasting their new sparking wines and they can ship your purchases also to your home

Here is the link to get more info on the site –

Chandon

http://www.chandon.com/

Wine lovers would love this tour in Napa Valley

29 Dec

It’s the famous Opus one

winery. I got the extra special treat of a tour of the large cavern with the thousands of barrels of famous wine they age for sale . The winery was a joint venture with Baron Philippe Dr Rothschild and Robert Mondavi.

Here is a link to their site for more info :

https://www.opusonewinery.com

A lunch for foodies in Napa at award winning restaurant

28 Dec

Napa treat for foodies: lunch at Michelin Star restaurant in the Napa Hills at Five Star Resort Auberge Du Soleil Restaurant . I suggest lunch so you can see the view: For more on Resort and restaurant here is the link :

https://aubergedusoleil.aubergeresorts.com/

One of my favorite italian San Francisco restaurants

27 Dec

One of my favorite places to eat in San Francisco – downtown near Union Square – always enjoy their meals there – great meat balls .

http://www.scalasbistro.com/

Wine lovers highly recommend you make this stop in Napa

27 Dec

One of my favorite discoveries on me and my husband ‘s recent visit to Napa wine country . This sales manager , Eric, seen in picture below , was exceptional as he gave us our Wine Tasting . Each visit we aim to find a new special vineyard . Let me introduce you to the #bestzinfadel:

Brown Estate Vineyards: Napa’s First and Only Black Owned Winery

https://www.brownestate.com/#story

My husband hit it out of the park

26 Nov

Thanksgiving was a day late as I worked that day – but it was just as delicious . Homemade everything including cranberries from scratch ..yumm!!

How about this for Thanksgiving?

25 Nov

Glen with Gourmet Butcher wowed us at Noon on Fox 8 News with his market’s famous cajun Turducken for Thanksgiving .
It’s a dish consisting of deboned chicken stuffed into a deboned duck, further stuffed into a deboned turkey —yumm !!

Sweet Noon on Fox 8 News with Sweet Life Bakery

25 Nov

Jenny is an award winning baker and owner of the local SweetLife Bakery; her Wedding cakes have repeatedly earned her awards with Knot.com.

Love working with these two

25 Nov

Always rocking and rolling at 4pm Fox 8 News with Shelley Brown and Bruce Katz: News never sleeps.

Donna Brazile returns to her hometown

25 Nov

A serving of politics on Fox 8 News at Noon with Nola native and former interim DNC Chair Donna Brazile. The topic her new book Hacks.

Honoring local military veterans

8 Nov

What an honor on Fox 8 News at Noon interviewing Veterans organizing the local Veterans Day parade.
They are also working to raise money to pay for Service dogs for Veterans returning home . So thankful for their service to this country .