New Orleans — Food. Art. Culture.

This week Eco-Chef Bryant Terry has offered recipes for a springtime 'Rebirth Brunch' dedicated to the resurrection of New Orleans. Today he shares a tribute to the city by poet Mike Molina.

on romping trombones and throbbing base

where drumsticks drizzle

symbols sizzle

and rattling snares quake

It is hot in every season

and hot for no reason

down in New Orleans

She sits in the hip

of the Mississippi River’s switch

her curve births life