Megan Braden-Perry

It’s gumbo and grilled cheese season, y’all

By Megan Braden-Perry / October 17, 2022

Though our school days are years behind us, that cold-weather craving for gumbo and grilled cheese still strikes hard. Here are four of our favorite places to get gumbo and grilled cheese in New Orleans.

Chuc mung nam moi! The beginner’s guide to Tet Festival in New Orleans East

By Megan Braden-Perry / February 1, 2022

Tet Festival, Mary Queen of Vietnam Church’s annual three-day Lunar New Year celebration, is consistently the most fun, affordable, low-stress festival in New Orleans.

Looking for local Latin flavor? Here are the best Mexican and Latino restaurants in New Orleans East

By Megan Braden-Perry / December 4, 2018

The next time someone says there’s no real Latin food in New Orleans, take them to New Orleans East.