New Orleans

Blues, BBQ & Bourbon Roadtrip: New Orleans, Part 2 (Reviews: Cochon, Butcher, Jim Russell’s Records)

December 10, 2012

(This is a continuation of our New Orleans to Chicago roadtrip… to read part one, click here!) After enjoying a drink in the unseasonably warm sunshine, we made our way to Jim Russell’s Rare Records. The shop, which opened in 1969, is packed full with rows after row, box after box, of LPs, 45s, cassettes, […]

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Blues, BBQ, & Bourbon Roadtrip – First Stop: New Orleans! (Review: Surrey’s Cafe & Juice Bar)

December 3, 2012

With the temperatures quickly plummeting in Montreal, it’s hard for me to believe that, just a couple weeks ago, this was me: It was 75°F (24°C) in New Orleans that day, and a gin and tonic was just the thing. We were lounging out on the patio of a place with goofy name, Down the […]

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