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Leah Chase: The Queen of Creole Cuisine

*Editor’s Note: Leah Chase, the legendary New Orleans Creole chef and Civil Rights icon has passed away at the age of 96.

Leah Chase is fondly known as the Queen of Creole cuisine in New Orleans. Her restaurant, Dooky Chase, was once a haven to African-Americans and Creoles of color in the city. The restaurant had a critical role in the Civil Rights movement. To learn more about its vibrant history, read about how The Queen of Creole Fueled a Movement. Or better yet, hear from the queen herself in this exclusive video below.

*Editor's Note: Leah Chase, the legendary New Orleans Creole chef...

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