03:27 PM EDT 05/07/2015


New Orleans

Credit: Andrew Purcell
Feeling Crabby? Make Ralph Brennan's Famous Dip!

Make Ralph Brennan's Crab Dip for Your Next Party

Originally posted 01/20/2013 11:00AM

When I dip, you dip, we dip!

With the most exciting football games of the season on the horizon, hosting friends and family can be intimidating. But thanks to New Orleans restaurateur Ralph Brennan, you can whip up a Creole crab dip that's sure to satisfy and impress.

So even if you're thousands of miles away from The Big Easy, your taste buds can still enjoy some jazz.

Read More

Credit: Pacific Coast News
PHOTO: Sandra Bullock & Camila McConaughey Take Kids on a Play Date | Camila Alves, Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock and Camila McConaughey Take Kids on a Play Date in New Orleans

Originally posted 11/14/2012 03:40PM

While her husband Matthew is busy filming The Dallas Buyer's Club in New Orleans, Camila McConaughey is keeping very good company.

The mom-to-be spent time with McConaughey pal Sandra Bullock on Tuesday, taking their little ones – Louis and Vida, both 2½ – to watch the Warren Easton Charter High School's marching band and drill team perform.

"Camila seemed happy to attend the event with her kids. The kids all go along and seemed to have fun," a photographer tells PEOPLE. "It was a bit windy and all the kids wore their hoodies. They looked very cute. Sandra and Camila chatted and both looked happy."

Read More

Credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty
Cuba Gooding Jr. Wanted by Police After Bar Fight: Report

Cuba Gooding Jr. Wanted by Police After Bar Fight: Report

Originally posted 07/31/2012 03:00PM

Show me the handcuffs.

Cuba Gooding Jr. is a wanted man: the New Orleans Police Department have issued a misdemeanor battery warrant after receiving a complaint that the 44-year-old actor pushed a female bartender at a Bourbon Street bar early Tuesday morning, TMZ reports.

According to reports, the Oscar-winner got into a heated argument with fellow bar patrons who were trying to take his photograph at The Old Absinthe House.

Read More

Credit: X17online
PHOTO: Jolie-Pitt Kids Walk the Dog! | Maddox Jolie-Pitt Cover, Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Jolie-Pitt

Jolie-Pitt Children Walk Their Bulldog in New Orleans

Originally posted 03/08/2012 11:10AM

Jacques be nimble, Jacques be quick!

Three of the Jolie-Pitt children took a field trip to the market in New Orleans on Wednesday, bringing along their English bulldog, Jacques, for the snack run.

On the walk, the kids – Maddox, 10, Zahara, 7, and Shiloh, 5 – each took a turn holding the leash, guiding Jacques as he sniffed around the Big Easy.

Read More

Credit: Skip Bolen/Getty
PHOTO: Mariska Hargitay & Hilary Swank Toss Out Beads for Mardi Gras | Hilary Swank, Mariska Hargitay

Mariska Hargitay, Hilary Swank Celebrate Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Originally posted 02/22/2012 11:10AM

Forget about Law & Order – stars like Mariska Hargitay and Hilary Swank got into the Mardi Gras spirit this week in New Orleans, participating in the festival's traditional Krewe of Orpheus parade on Monday.

Decked out in bright, sparkling attire atop a decorated float, the actresses tossed beads and doubloons to the crowd gathered along the parade route.

Singer Bret Michaels, donning a bandana and sunglasses, also rode in the procession and tossed out beads to the throng of spectators.

The Poison frontman posted pictures of himself with both actresses on his Twitter feed. – Liz Raftery

Read More

Credit: Xposure
Mark Wahlberg's Steak Dinner in the Big Easy | Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg's Steak Dinner in the Big Easy

Originally posted 12/12/2011 05:55AM

In New Orleans to film his latest movie, Mark Wahlberg stopped into Morton's the Steakhouse for a dinner break. The actor and his guests were extremely friendly to the restaurant staff, a source says. And for dinner? The group dined on the filet, the rib eye and some Brussels sprouts. – Jennifer Garcia

Read More

Credit: Ian Daniels/Startraks
Zac's New Orleans Night Out | Zac Efron

Zac's New Orleans Night Out

Originally posted 12/09/2010 11:45AM

From Our Partners