Chef Kevin Belton is a gumbo of English, French, Native American and African ancestry. His mother’s family has roots in the French-Caribbean island of Martinique and his French-speaking father’s family came from the Bayou Lafourche area of South Louisiana, near Thibodaux. The self-trained chef began cooking under the watchful eye of his mother and grandmother […]
Frank Davis was – to borrow his trademark phrase – as Naturally N’Awlins as they come. For more than three decades, viewers across South Louisiana and Mississippi knew and loved him as WWL-TV’s resident chef, outdoors expert and feature reporter. Frank, who died in 2013, always considered himself blessed that he was able to combine […]
The chef who guided Brennan’s Restaurant through its return and revival has cooked his last meal at the French Quarter landmark. Slade Rushing has departed the historic Royal Street restaurant, proprietor Ralph Brennan confirmed Thursday. Brennan said a search will begin for a new executive chef.