The Lure of Lavender

Culinary Trends

Culinary Trends North of N'Awlins
New Orleans’ lively cooking scene is peopled with chefs whose equally lively personalities reflect their approach to food and dining. Two of the finest eschew the Big Easy for the parishes north of the city. For John Folse it’s a homecoming, while Kim Kringlie adopted Louisiana without abandoning his Midwest prairie roots. Together, they provide an overview of the delight chefs find when they work near other enthusiastic professionals. Their ideas blend like ingredients in a marinade, enhancing everyone’s kitchen.