Whoa, there! On Prancer, on Dancer…wintertime holiday season has sort of stampeded us here at Nola Studiola, and what we thought were the first few days after Thanksgiving have turned into 8 shopping days left ’til Christmas/Festivus/Stuffmas. It’s a chilly 40 degrees here in the Crescent City, and at least three undergraduates are sporting Uggs here […]
Alison Barker, sitting in front of the Who Dat Cafe in Marigny neighborhood of New Orleans, interviews Jamie Smith of Bluescreek Farm Meats from her home in Columbus, Ohio. I’ve selected sections of our conversation in this and a subsequent post to help illustrate how Bluescreek is distinct in that they raise, butcher and educate. […]
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After the love story ends (and can finally begin!) next wekk, NolaStudiola will feature several interviews that return to NS’s culinary roots. This time, the theme will be butchery, and the first interview is with Jamie Smith, butcher at family-owned and run Bluescreek Farms of Columbus, Ohio. “One of the reasons we raise our animals better […]
June, 1, 2013: It’s the Day After One at Nola Studiola! And, we are so excited to welcome Jay Ponteri, whose interview will be accessible by clicking on Jay Ponteri under “Visitors.” Jay Ponteri‘s memoir, Wedlocked, has recently been published by Hawthorne Books. His chapbook of short prose, Darkmouth Strikes Again, is being published by Future Tense Books, 2014. […]
Nola Studiola is one year old today. Happy birthday! In the world of marriage, one year has traditionally been celebrated with paper. Here at Nola Studiola, we will celebrate one year old-ness with our first ever exclusive audio interview, to be posted this weekend, about marriage’s failings, and the brave man who dared write about […]
Ed Dadey’s interview is going to lurk in the powdery wings of the Studiola stage for the indeterminable and near future. See how I did that? I distracted you from Ed. You’re picturing wings of a stage, which is where this conversation happens, this Redux, this platform. Kind of like working on a story for […]