Louisiana Eats

Hosted by: Poppy 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!


Tasty Memoirs

The great food writer M.F.K. Fisher once said that writing about food is writing about love. On this week’s show, we explore culinary memoirs that reveal how our heart...

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Remembering Chef Carl Schaubhut

On this week’s show, we remember New Orleans culinary dynamo Carl Schaubhut, whose life was cut tragically short on September 9, 2019 at the age of 37 following a...

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Culinary Historians

The origins of food and spirits are usually not well known and can sometimes be hard to track down. After all, how do you figure out where something...

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Cooking Up Science, With An Educational Side

Is a career in food the right choice for you? On this week’s show, we’re exploring culinary careers from all angles. We begin by looking at two educational food...

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SoFab, So Good!

Since 2015, Louisiana Eats has called the Southern Food and Beverage Museum home. Now in its eleventh year, SoFAB showcases culinary highlights of 15 Southern states and Washington D.C....

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Eat, Drink & Be Scary

There's a little something spooky in the air because it’s that time of year again! On this year’s special Halloween edition of Louisiana Eats, we’re getting up close and...

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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 &...

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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...

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