Tag Archives: New Orleans

Classic Dining: Discovering America’s Finest Mid-Century Restaurants

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I am excited to announce that my new book “Classic Dining: Discovering America’s Finest Mid-Century Restaurants” will be available November 1st!   Click on the images for full-size blowups – New photography by Sven A. Kirsten Journey to America’s finest … Continue reading

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Back Room Gambling in the Good Ol’ Days

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In America for most of the 20th century, laying a bet was strictly illegal except at regulated horse and dog tracks and a few isolated outposts in the far West.  Just as with the banning of alcohol in the 1920s, … Continue reading

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Recreating the 1938 Oysters Rockefeller Postcard from Antoine’s

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On June 4, 2011 photographer Sven Kirsten, videographer Nathan Marsak and I spent the day at the famous Antoine’s Restaurant in New Orleans doing a photo shoot for “America After Dark.”  During the shoot we were inspired to recreate the … Continue reading

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