Kim Ranjbar

Kim Ranjbar

Writer. eater, blogger, reader ...

Slurping wetly and noisily at the nourishment that is New Orleans.

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Crazy-Good Cracklins

Snapping, popping, still warm from the fryer … who doesn’t like cracklins? A Southern favorite and a Southern Louisiana specialty, cracklins are deep fried bliss for any pork-lover and an item that has crept its way back on the menu of several restaurants in the Greater New Orleans Area.

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Three Primo Places for Pie

Our country has an obsession for pizza and New Orleans is no exception. Over the past couple of years, our city has seen a virtual explosion of pizzerias, all determined to out-pie the last with authentic, wood-fired ovens, crust that is hand-made daily and a bevvy of fresh, local ingredients.

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For the Love of Falafel

Crispy, crunchy and often drizzled with tahini sauce, falafel are tasty lunch option whether you’re a vegetarian or not.