Louisiana Eats

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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Brewed Awakenings – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

Coffee, tea, kombucha? What’s brewing in your neck of the woods? On this week’s Louisiana Eats, we’re examining the brewing process from all sides.   First, we’ll meet Austin Sherman and Alexis Korman, founders of Big Easy Bucha – a kombucha brewing business that has set the Gulf South on fire with innovative local flavors. What’s brewing…

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Breaking The Bonds Of Silence: Louisiana Eats Takes A Tour Of The Whitney Slavery Museum – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

In this special edition of Louisiana Eats, we celebrate Juneteenth — the day that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. We take a trip to the Whitney Plantation, the only plantation museum in America that focuses entirely on slavery. The vision for the museum originated with attorney and developer John Cummings, who invested 10…

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The Life And Legacy Of Leah Chase – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

This week, we mark the passing of New Orleans icon, and our dear friend, Leah Chase, who died Saturday, June 1 at the age of 96. We spend the hour honoring Leah’s talent and achievements and the legacy she leaves behind.   We begin with one of our favorite Louisiana Eats moments: a special day…

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Hungry For The Road – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

On this week’s Louisiana Eats we’re taking a vacation with some of our favorite people from the food and drinks world.   Even though Michael Gulotta’s restaurants MoPho and Maypop are known for their Southeast Asian flair, Michael had never been there until a recent trip with Paul Chell, MoPho’s chef de cuisine, changed all…

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The Ladies Who Cook – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

Although the kitchen has always been the woman’s domain at home, it’s been a long struggle for the ladies  who cook to rise to the top of their ranks professionally. On this week’s episode, we’re talking with the ladies who have overcome multiple obstacles to reach the top. We begin with Chef Meg Bickford, the…

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Meet Your Farmers – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

Louisiana Eats ventures from land to sea to learn where our food comes from and meet the people responsible for bringing the bounty to our table. We begin in Grand Isle, Louisiana, where we meet the Guerreros family of Grand Isle Sea Farms. Owner Marcos Guerrero and his son Boris welcome us aboard their compact…

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Serving Up Great Restaurants With A Slice Of History- – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

When it comes to historic restaurants, there’s no place like home – if you’re lucky enough to call New Orleans home! On this week’s show, we time travel through the storied past of iconic French Quarter landmark, the Napoleon House. Chef Chris Montero gives us a tour of the historic property, from the bar to the cupola and…

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