Leah Chase

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June 10, 2019 - 11:32 am
The passing of iconic New Orleans chef Leah Chase left many with an emptiness - an emptiness that might be filled by supporting a way to honor Miss Leah. One of the things that helps us deal with the loss of a famous person is thinking of ways to forever pay homage to that person. Leah Chase’s...
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Don Ames
June 09, 2019 - 11:47 am
Hundreds gathered Saturday to say good-bye and honor Leah Chase's legacy at a public viewing. People from all walks of life flocked to Xavier University to honor the New Orleans icon. There'll be another public visitation Monday, from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, 1923...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
June 07, 2019 - 11:20 pm
The family of Leah Chase held a public viewing Saturday for the late Queen of Creole Cuisine. It ran from 10:00am to 4:30pm at Xavier University. At 6:00 p.m., the family is hosting "a celebratory program," also at Xavier University, in the Convocation Center at 7910 Stroelitz Street. It is also...
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Chris Miller
June 04, 2019 - 1:25 pm
Dooky Chase's Restaurant in Treme reopened today, for the first time since proprietor Leah Chase passed away Saturday. Patrons filled the restaurant to pay their respects to the late Queen of Creole Cuisine. "Your strong support has meant the world to us," said Chase's daughter, Stella Reese. "...
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Plans are set for the funeral for Leah Chase, the Queen of Creole Cuisine. She died this past weekend at the age of 96. The family of Mrs. Leah Chase will have a PUBLIC VIEWING on Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 10 AM to 4:30 PM at Xavier University Convocation Center, 7910 Stroelitz Street, New...
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Jim Hanzo
June 03, 2019 - 4:17 pm
Leah Chase who died Saturday was a special lady who loved her city. WWL's food expert Tom Fitzmorris said everybody knew the Queen of Creole cooking. She was known and revered around the world, Fitzmorris said. I'm not exaggerating, she was known everywhere she went, certainly in New Orleans and...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
June 03, 2019 - 11:46 am
We were all saddened to hear of the passing of another New Orleans institution Saturday morning. But this time it wasn’t a building or a business. It was one of New Orleans’ originals. It was one of those people whose qualities, talent, integrity and charm made them even greater than the sum of...
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