Celebrity chef Paul Prudhomme dies at 75

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    Celebrity chef Paul Prudhomme dies at 75
    Prudhomme popularized spicy Louisiana cuisine


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    NEW ORLEANS —Paul Prudhomme, the Cajun who popularized spicy Louisiana cuisine and became one of the first American restaurant chefs to achieve worldwide fame, died Thursday. He was 75.

    Tiffanie Roppolo, the CFO of Prudhomme's businesses, told The Associated Press that he died early Thursday after a brief illness.

    Prudhomme became prominent in the early 1980s, soon after opening K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen, a French Quarter diner that served the meals of his childhood.

    He had no formal training, but sparked a nationwide interest in Cajun food by serving dishes -- gumbo, etouffee and jambalaya -- that were virtually unknown outside Louisiana.

    The distinctly American chef became a sensation at a time when the country's top restaurants served virtually nothing but European food.
     
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    Who the fuck is that
     
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    Somebody I'm pretty sure your face has been photoshopped onto at least once

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    K-Pauls Lousiana kitchen is fucking amazing
     
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    They don't have a drive-thru, Chriza don't care.
     
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    He used to have a cooking show on PBS and he was so fat he did everything sitting down.
     
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    chriza would just go eat at the burger king on canal st instead of trying all those amazing restaurants in new orleans
     
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    Not if there's a 7-Eleven there, too.
     
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    no 7/11 in the quarter
     
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    Good night funnyman. :bigcry:
     
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    No taquitos? :ufacepalm:
     
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    Good Night restauranteur man.
     
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    Always got him mixed up with Dom De Luise
     
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    Turtle Soup (Cup)
    Ground Turtle Meat, Beef Tenderloin, Onions, Bell Peppers, Celery, Tomatoes and Seasonings, Simmered in a Beef Stock, Which Produces a Rich Soup. Finished with Fresh Spinach, Chopped Hard-Boiled Eggs and Dry Sherry

    did you try this?
     
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    You never saw Cannonball Run?
     
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    no
     
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    are the restaurants in new orleans clean ? Something tells me No.
     
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    they are old buildings and old kitchens so you would think they are dirty, but they are actually very clean and have to be with how heavy tourism is down there
     
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    He probably died doing something he loved. Eating.
     
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    They need to have sturdy floors, too :c