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Wayne Baquet

Wayne Baquet has lived in New Orleans all of his life and contributed to its restaurant culture since the mid-1960s. A member of the prominent Baquet family known for their food, music, and journalism, Wayne currently oversees Li’l Dizzy’s in Tremé, his twelfth restaurant, which is celebrated for its fried chicken, gumbo, and other beloved Creole dishes.

Ten Things I Can’t Do Without

  1. A glass of red wine in the evening time on my patio
  2. A good cigar
  3. My grandkids
  4. Red beans and rice and hot sausage
  5. Geneology
  6. New Orleans Saints football
  7. Boxing
  8. Music
  9. Politics
  10. My wife’s cooking