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17th Annual Martin…

Mar 4 - 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Mar 4 - 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 4 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 4 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

Jazz Pilates with…

Mar 4 - 25, 2015
The French Market and The New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park are proud… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 4 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Mar 4 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Tennessee Williams:…

Mar 4 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The New Orleans…

Mar 4 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

Ogden After Hours…

Mar 5 - 5, 2015
Join us for Ogden After Hours for Colin Lake. more

The Columns Hotel…

Mar 5 - 26, 2015
The Historical Columns Hotel with its "sophiscicated atmosphere" and… more

Yappy Hour at The…

Mar 5 - 5, 2015
Yappy Hour at the The Velvet Cactus - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (Sorry, no dogs… more

Friends of the…

Mar 6 - 6, 2015
Local jazz band, the Panorama Jazz Band, will bookend the final concert of… more

International…

Mar 6 - 7, 2015
Now in its seventh year, the New Orleans International Children's Film… more

Jefferson Arts…

Mar 6 - 15, 2015
Mrs. Stancliffe's Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast has been successful for many… more

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

Mar 6 - 6, 2015
Performs solo acoustic piano. more

Music at the Mint…

Mar 6 - 6, 2015
Billie performs mainly in an avant-garde, free style painting expansive… more

Ponchatoula Antique…

Mar 6 - 8, 2015
Featuring-Antique Collectibles Booth, Fine Arts & Crafts Booth, Food Booth,… more

Preservation Jazz…

Mar 6 - 6, 2015
Live New Orleans Jazz Nightly! more

Preservation Resource…

Mar 6 - 6, 2015
The patron party features specialty cocktails and cuisine from world famous… more

17th Annual Martin…

Mar 4 - 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… more

Grand Opening of Langlois Culinary Crossroads

LangloisNew Orleans, LA January 16, 2013- Amy Sins, International award-winning cookbook author, local radio host, and Beat the Chefs winner, is pleased to announce the opening of her innovative new restaurant, Langlois Culinary Crossroads.  Part cooking school, part chef's tasting table, Langlois celebrates the history of Cajun and Creole cuisine in Louisiana. 

Langlois Culinary Crossroads incorporates farm-to-table regional ingredients with entertaining discussions by chefs to create dining experiences and hands-on cooking classes unparalleled in New Orleans. 

"Growing up in Louisiana you assume everyone gets to eat dirty rice, jambalaya and gumbo and then one day you learn that they don't.  Langlois gives me the opportunity to share with others the flavors of my childhood and the history of why we eat what we do in Louisiana," says Amy.  "There are so many amazing local products and ingredients available within 60 miles of New Orleans and we try to highlight them in our dishes."

Langlois Culinary Crossroads is named after Madame Langlois, the mother of Creole cuisine.  A housekeeper to the governor of French Louisiana, Langlois invited newly settled French women in New Orleans into her kitchen.  There they learned a unique fusion cuisine combining French culinary traditions with local ingredients and the foodways of nearby Indian tribes. Langlois' historic classes were at the "culinary crossroads" marking the beginnings of Creole cuisine. Inside a turn-of-the-century Italian market in the historic Marigny neighborhood, Amy Sins invites guests into her kitchen and carries on the tradition of Madame Langlois.

Amy says, "At Langlois, guests are treated to an entertaining and interactive culinary experience that ends with a restaurant quality meal easily prepared at home.  For a moment in time, our guests get to join our chefs in the creation of a fantastic meal or sit back and relax and enjoy the show.  Food lovers and cooks of all skill levels are welcome."

All classes are by reservation only.  Reservations can be made online at http://www.langloisnola.com/ or by calling 504-934-1010. Guests are invited to bring their own wine for pairings with their meal and menus are available online.  Breakfast seatings are $79 and include 3 courses, hands-on instruction, coffee and tea.  Lunch seatings are $89 and include 3 courses, hands-on instructions, coffee and tea.  Dinner classes are $120 and include 4-5 courses, instruction, coffee and tea.  Langlois offers private events for as few as 10 or as many as 40 guests including private dinners, cocktail parties and teambuilding activities.

About Amy Sins-
Amy Cyrex-Sins is a born-and-raised South Louisiana girl with Cajun and Creole cooking embedded in her culinary DNA. The region serves as her pantry and she cooks with passion and enthusiasm using native ingredients and local food traditions - from boucherie to bayou, rice fields to roux, cypress-filled swamps to seafood fished from Gulf coastal waters. In 2012, Amy competed on and won Beat the Chef, the Game Show Network's reality series that pits home cooks against professional chefs. Amy is the author of Ruby Slippers Cookbook: Life, Culture, Family and Food after Katrina (2006) and wife to George, and keeper of cats Flambeaux and Truffles, and two chickens named Hollandaise and Soufflé.

Contact:

Amy Sins
504-934-1010
info@langloisnola.com
http://www.langloisnola.com/