Leah Chase

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Leah Chase, Louis Armstrong suggested for New Orleans school building names; see full list

If some residents have their way, Leah Chase, Louis Armstrong and Tom Benson would be honored with their names on New Orleans public school buildings in the near future. These are among 59 names that members of the public have floated as replacements for 21 school buildings flagged by a NOLA Public Schools committee for renaming because they currently give nod to slave owners, Confederate figures or segregation supporters. The suggested names also include former educators who might not be known nationally but who clearly made an impression on their students, neighbors and fellow church members.
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Leah Chase - The Queen Of Creole Cuisine

Narrated by journalist Michelle Miller, “Leah Chase - The Queen Of Creole Cuisine” chronicles the humble beginnings in small-town Louisiana and storied career of one of the top chefs in the nation. For more than 70 years, Edgar "Dooky" Chase, Jr. and Leah Chase worked tirelessly together to help shape...
New Orleans, LAFood & Wine

New Orleans House Float Pays Tribute to Culinary Legend Leah Chase

The Big Easy never fails to impress. Among the larger-than-life installations comprising New Orleans' house float movement is a tribute to the "Queen of Creole Cuisine," the late, great Leah Chase. Chase, who passed away in 2019 at the age of 96, was the chef and proprietor of Creole restaurant...
New Orleans, LAWDSU

Bayou St. John House Float is an ode to Leah Chase

NEW ORLEANS — A House Float in Bayou St. John is an ode to the Queen of Creole herself including a giant gumbo pot. The house float includes a lifesize cut out of Leah Chase. The bottom floor shows the porch decked out with cutouts of the holy trinity, which...