Louisiana Eats

Going Time Traveling at The HNOC – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

On this week’s show, we visit the Historic New Orleans Collection’s new expansion at 520 Royal Street, the first to house the city’s only continuing exhibit about our most famous neighborhood, the French Quarter. John Lawrence, Director of Museum Programs at the HNOC shows us the renovated Seignouret-Brulatour House and galleries, which paint a portrait…

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Time Traveling At The HNOC – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

On this week’s show, we visit the Historic New Orleans Collection’s new expansion at 520 Royal Street, the first to house the city’s only continuing exhibit about our most famous neighborhood, the French Quarter.   John Lawrence, Director of Museum Programs at the HNOC shows us the renovated Seignouret-Brulatour House and galleries, which paint a…

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An Acadiana Road Show – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

  On this week’s show, we’re traveling through Acadiana to explore traditional and contemporary Cajun foodways. We begin with George Graham, who shares his obsession through stories of cooking in the region through his nationally recognized  blog and book, Acadiana Table: Cajun and Creole Home Cooking from the Heart of Louisiana. Then, we head up River Road to LaPlace…

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Ain’t Dere No More – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

Then, we learn about Schwegmann Brothers’ Giant Super Market and the grocer who revolutionized the way New Orleanians make groceries. David Cappello discusses his biography of John G. Schwegmann, a complex figure whose influence extended far beyond the checkout aisle.  Finally, we revisit Hubig’s Pies, the beloved New Orleans treat that has been missing from…

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Changing Course – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

Change is constant, but that doesn’t make it easy. On this week’s show, we meet some individuals who have transformed their lives or business.   The Avenue Pub had been a family business for nearly 20 years before Polly Watts claimed it for herself. It was the kind of place where patrons bought cheap beer…

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Five Generations – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

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….

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Angling for the Elusive Salmon- – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

Ora King is a sustainably raised salmon from New Zealand with a delicious history. On this week’s show, we travel to three cities to meet three chefs—all finalists in their 2018 international competition to create the most inventive Ora King salmon dish. To begin the judging process, we visit Austin, Texas to meet Chef Mia…

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Going Lo-No at Tales of the Cocktail – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

Every July, thousands of visitors from all over the world beat a path to steamy New Orleans for the annual Tales of the Cocktail. As Tales kicks off its 17th year, we look at how the organization evolved recently under new leadership and has a whole new mission. We begin with Caroline Rosen, who came…

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We’re Talking Trash – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

Americans waste 373 million pounds of food each day. That’s a pound per person. On this week’s show, we’re talking trash — in a productive way, of course! We meet a few individuals who are working to tackle the widespread problem of food and water waste.   We begin with Baton Rouge-based food industry veteran…

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The Cookbook Lovers – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

On this week’s show, we look at cookbooks as a cultural artifact and biographical portrait. We begin at Kitchen Witch, a store in New Orleans specializing in rare and used cookbooks. With their shop scheduled to close soon, owners Debbie Lindsey and Philipe LaMancusa look back on two decades of business—and some of their biggest…

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