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

On this week’s show, we meet some people who are working hard to make your weekend brunch an unforgettable experience. We begin with Jennifer Weishaupt, founder and CEO of...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...