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!


Culinary Historians – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

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 that’s...

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Celebrating 50 Years Of Jazz Fest And Louisiana Food Heritage – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

2019 marks a huge milestone for the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival… 50 years! Yet, there is another benchmark being met this year. The Food Heritage Stage, which...

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It’s All About The Biz… The Food Biz That Is – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

   Louisiana Eats! is all about the biz, the Food business that is.  On this week’s show we talk with hospitality entrepreneurs about how they got their businesses off...

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When Chefs and Anarchists Meet – Slow Food Nations Denver- – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

On this week’s show, we’re bringing listeners along to Slow Food Nations 2018 in Denver, Colorado. The event celebrates slow and sustainable food systems through summits, workshops, and a street festival....

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What’s Brewing – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

Something’s brewing on Louisiana Eats! On this week’s show we’re taking a look at our local craft beer industry. We begin with Bayou Teche brewery owner Karlos Knott.  Considering...

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Partying With The Pros – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

Spring festival season is upon us, so on this week’s Louisiana Eats we’re going to get you ready to be the host—or hostess—with the mostess!   No one knows...

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Creole Italian Manale’s Style- – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

On this week’s show, we’ll explore the immense influence that Italian foodways had on the development of New Orleans cuisine. We’ll time travel through the years of the family-operated...

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Journeys To The Top – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

On this week’s show, we take a close look at superstar chefs to learn what it takes to reach the top.   We begin with Chef Tory McPhail of...

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Live Fire And Cool Bars_ – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

On this week’s Louisiana Eats!, we set out to discover hot spots both literally and figuratively in our backyard. We begin at Pêche Seafood Grill, where Chef Ryan Prewitt has been replicating...

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Et Tous Un Bon Mardi Gras – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

It’s Carnival time on Louisiana Eats! On this week’s show, we take to the streets with a distinctive krewe of food lovers.   We begin with author and songwriter...

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