For years, New Orleans’ most familiar cotton candy offering has been a spongy pink and blue version resembling fiberglass insulation, sold from carts along parade routes. In 2016, local entrepreneur Jeanne O’Leary created Poof Cotton Candy (504-417-8198; www.poofcottoncandy.com), a line of s… Read more

A colorful map on the wall of Palm & Pine depicts the restaurant’s culinary territory: the American South, the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America. That’s a lot of ground to cover, and chefs and proprietors Amarys and Jordan Herndon approach the task with creativity and enthusiasm. Read more