Steamed rice and beans

Want to take a break from Thanksgiving cooking?

Take a break from the kitchen and preparing all that food for Turkey Day. Here's a freebie to make it easier.

by Mary Staes | November 20, 2018

The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is always busy. The grocery stores are packed, and families are already starting to get together to prepare for Thanksgiving meals.

If you want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday, Camellia Red Beans is teaming up with Dickie Brennan on Wednesday to give out free bowls of red beans and rice in each of the city council’s five districts.

The giveaway begins at 11 a.m. at each location until 1 p.m.

District A – Carrollton/Hollygrove Senior Center

3300 Hamilton St
Getting there
3300 Hamilton St, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA

District B – Keller Public Library

4300 S Broad St
Getting there
4300 S Broad St, New Orleans, LA 70125, USA

District C – Algiers Regional Library

Algiers Regional Library
Getting there
3014 Holiday Dr, New Orleans, LA 70131, USA
Hours
Mon-Thu 10am–6pm
Fri-Sat 10am–5pm
Sun Closed
More Info

District D – Norman Mayer Public Library

Norman Mayer Library
Getting there
3001 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70122, USA
Hours
Mon-Thu 10am–6pm
Fri-Sat 10am–5pm
Sun Closed
More Info

District E – Sanchez Recreation Center

1616 Fats Domino Ave
Getting there
1616 Fats Domino Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117, USA
Mary Staes

Mary Staes

Mary Staes is Digital Content Lead for Very Local. She works with our freelancers and crafts content for our social media platforms and website. Before Very Local, she worked with CBS affiliate WWL-TV as a web producer and weekend assignment editor for about 4 years. She has also handled broadcast coverage for 160 Marine Reserve training facilities while she served as an active duty Marine. As a native New Orleanian, she takes being "very local" to heart. She loves being intertwined with the culture and figuring out how there are less than two degrees of separation between us all, whether we're natives or not.

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