With their city on the mend, these New Orleans friends gather to give heartfelt thanks.
Beth Dreiling Hontzas / Styling Rose Nguyen / Food styling Marian Cooper Cairns
“Part of what the storm did was make us realize how precious these times are and that there are no guarantees for tomorrow,” says Lolis Eric Elie. “The friends you’ve been meaning to call may no longer be there. So we’re much more cognizant of taking advantage of the ‘now.’ ” For all at this table, that means sharing favorite recipes with one another as well as with all of you.