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Topic - Richard Stewart
NEW ORLEANS -- Christmastime for Tyson and Ginny Graham means driving nearly 300 miles south of their Columbus, Miss., home to New Orleans for shopping, holiday concerts and the highlight of their trip -- indulging in a grand reveillon dinner.
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Richard Stewart, a fifth-generation New Orleanian who is Catholic, said he wasn't familiar with the old tradition of reveillon until the mid-1980s, when French Quarter restaurant owners began reviving the practice as a way to get more diners during the holidays.
Mr. Stewart, like other traditionalists, said the hot, thick and sweet concoction is "the perfect cap to a big holiday meal."