Louisiana Eats

Hosted ByPoppy Tooker

On Louisiana Eats! NOLA food icon Poppy Tooker takes us into Louisiana's wide open fields, deep waters, bustling markets, and busy kitchens. Poppy's people are carrying on the traditions of Louisiana's wholly local but universally celebrated food, from farm to table, and sometimes barroom! Poppy roams the State to find the folks whose inspiration and innovation are taking the abundant wealth of Louisiana's food culture into the future. Let's eat!

 

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Eat It To Eradicate It

On this week’s show, we explore the intersections between hunting, gathering, fishing, and our changing environment. We begin at the Best of Bycatch dinner at the Southern Food &...

Viva Cuba!

Cuba and New Orleans are tied together in many ways, from our Creole flavors to our laid back attitude – but maybe most of all, in our music. Back...

What’s The Buzz? – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

The humble little honey bee is one of the most important players in our ecosystem. On this week’s show, we circle the globe in pursuit of a honey of...

To Ignatious With Love: A Culinary Tribute To: A Confederacy Of Dunces – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

John Kennedy Toole’s novel A Confederacy of Dunces is internationally revered for having captured the essence and eccentricity of New Orleans – and for introducing readers to its larger-than-life...

Flavors Of The African Diaspora – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

On this week’s show, we speak with three James Beard Award-winners to explore the history and culture of African American cooking and learn how African flavors are inspiring new...

Keto, Carbs & Cocktails – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

Whether your dietary concerns are based on weight loss, muscle gain, or heart health, there’s so much information and professional advice out there that it’s hard to know who...

Keto, Carbs & Cocktails – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

Whether your dietary concerns are based on weight loss, muscle gain, or heart health, there’s so much information and professional advice out there that it’s hard to know who...

Change The Channel, Please – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

Reality food TV may be a boon for networks, but what happens to local chefs and restaurants after the cameras stop rolling? On this week’s Louisiana Eats, we talk...