Masters of Leisure

Masters of Leisure

Masters of Leisure: Experience an afternoon in the life of a New Orleanian with writer and bartender, Hadi Ktiri. From the outside, it’s easy to think that New Orleanians don’t do much of anything. We eat, drink and dance with brass bands. People casually stroll down French Quarter streets like time doesn’t exist. And to...
March 03, 2016 — Mel Calabro
Take It To The Streets: Bloody Sunday Sessions

Take It To The Streets: Bloody Sunday Sessions

Music is as much a part of the framework of New Orleans as iron balconies and levee walls, so it only seemed right to plug into the music scene while visiting the city. We caught up with Eric Heigle, a New Orleans native who’s been in his hometown’s musical trenches for years. He’s an engineer...
March 03, 2016 — Mel Calabro
Gotta Have Soul: KREWE du optic

Gotta Have Soul: KREWE du optic

Take a few steps down Royal Street in the daylight, and you’re sure to see street performers, palm readers with crystal balls, or even a woman playing the baddest electric violin cover of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps.” Amongst the bustle, we sought out a like-minded brand with a minimal yet impactful presence in “The...
March 03, 2016 — Mel Calabro
Eat: Peche

Eat: Peche

One thing’s for certain at Peche in New Orleans: Happy surprises are always guaranteed. Just when you think there’s no possible way Southern staples like collard greens could be whipped up in a new way or biscuits made even more ingeniously crave-worthy, the James Beard Award-winning shrine to all-things-piscine from Chefs Donald Link and Ryan...
March 03, 2016 — Mel Calabro
Behind the Scenes: NOLA

Behind the Scenes: NOLA

If you follow us on Instagram, you’re probably anticipating some rad content from our creative team’s trip to New Orleans. (If you don’t follow us on Instagram, you probably should.) We decided to share some behind-the-scenes snapshots and a few of our favorite NOLA locations to get you ready for an entire issue of Easy...
February 09, 2016 — Mel Calabro