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Welcome to Eat Your Books!

If you are new here, you may want to learn a little more about how this site works. Eat Your Books has indexed recipes from leading cookbooks and magazines as well recipes from the best food websites and blogs.

Become a member and you can create your own personal ‘Bookshelf’. Imagine having a single searchable index of all your recipes – both digital and print!

Lolis Eric Elie

Biography

Lolis Eric Elie is a New Orleans-based journalist, filmmaker and food writer. He joined the staff of the HBO series Treme as story editor shortly after the series launched. Working with the award-winning director Dawn Logsdon, he co-produced and wrote the documentary, Faubourg Treme: the Untold Story of Black New Orleans. From 1995 to 2009, he wrote a thrice-weekly column for the New Orleans' Times-Picayune. A recognised expert on New Orleans food and culture, he is the author of Smokestack Lightning: Adventures in the Heart of Barbecue Country and co-producer and writer of a documentary based on that book.