Louisiana Eats

Five Generations

On this week’s show, we look at family businesses that have been finding success through five generations. We begin with Swiss Confectionery, a New Orleans bakeshop that’s been in operation for almost a century. Their custom-made delicacies are fixtures at New Orleans weddings, birthdays, and other celebrations. Then, we meet Master Cooper Ger Buckley of Jameson Whiskey. He builds…

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2019 – The Loves & The Losses

As 2019 comes to an end, we take a look back at some memorable Louisiana Eats highlights from the past year.

We begin by remembering our favorite New Orleans cookbook nook, Kitchen Witch, which sadly closed earlier this year after 20 years in business. Like so many independent bookstores, this local gem was squeezed from multiple directions, including online retail and technology.

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High Proof Holiday Spirits

It’s the holiday season, which means that spirits are high – high proof that is! On this week’s show, we’re throwing a holiday party with some cocktail professionals!   Is there a bottle of jenever in your bar at home? Unless you’re from the Netherlands – that might not be the case. Gin and jenever…

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Ain’t Dere No More

On this week’s show, we look back on bygone New Orleans businesses that “ain’t dere no more,” but continue to hold a place in the city’s collective heart. We begin with Bryan Batt and Katy Danos, authors of Pontchartrain Beach: A Family Affair. Founded by Bryan’s grandfather Harry Batt in 1928, the amusement park was…

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