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Fair Grinds Coffee

Coffee Experts

Fair Grinds Coffeehouse is the only 100% Fair Trade Coffeehouse in New Orleans! We have a large selection of Fair Trade and Organic Coffee and Tea, fresh juices, and great food. Stop in for breakfast and try our fabulous quiche, or drop by for lunch and take a sandwich with your coffee!

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Lizette Leanza

Food writer and wine specialist

Lizette Leanza was born and raised in New Orleans and has been living in Atlanta for over 15 years. As founding editor of Gourmet Uncorked, her mission is to make gourmet meals accessible to everyone, regardless of time or skill, through creative cooking and kitchen shortcuts that make it easy for anyone to prepare and enjoy healthy meals that taste amazing. Lizette is also a member of the Society of Wine Educators and expertly pairs every delicious recipe with complimentary wines.

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The Elizabeth Chronicles

Lifestyle Blog

Once upon a time there lived two little girls, Rachel Elizabeth Adams and Katie Elizabeth Dumestre. With their love for couture and anything that sparkles, they decided to conquer the wonderful world of fashion. Katie and Rachel were born and raised in New Orleans, LA and still call the Big Easy their home. Both girls are making a career for themselves as stylists and also contribute to the budding retail and fashion industry in New Orleans.

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Jonathan Ferrara

Art Expert

Jonathan Ferrara is a New Orleans artist, gallery owner, community activist and arts entrepreneur. His gallery exhibits cutting edge works of art from local, national and international artists including paintings, sculpture, glass, metal works, mixed media and installation art.

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John Mitchell


My love of wine began in the summer of 2001 in South Carolina. During that summer, I was shown the rudimentary skills of handling wines while focusing on my knowledge of French grapes. After that, I ventured to Atlanta and New Orleans and learned a lot about the French and the progressive American cuisine, and all about the best wines. Currently, I’m the Wine Director at Stella Restaurant, where I’m always on the hunt for perfection and knowledge.

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