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Eating up the New Orleans food cameos in Treme The HBO Series | @BrettAndersonTP

in a scene where the Susan Spicer-ish chef character Janette Desautel, whose fictional restaurant is set in the real Patois, instructs her sous chef to dress up a Hubig’s pie rummaged from her purse. The moment was so ripe for controversy "Treme" co-creator David Simon addressed it in an open letter to New Orleans viewers printed in advance of the first episode’s airing in Sunday’s Times-Picayune.

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