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Stories with person: Paul Prudhomme
  • Doyenne of New Orleans dining scene turns 90 
    Updated: Nov-26-15 1:03 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - She dropped out of secretarial school and taught herself the restaurant business, mentored chefs who put Louisiana cooking on the culinary map, is the matriarch of a family that owns nearly 20 restaurants and is credited with creating nouvelle Creole cuisine.