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!

Latest Episodes

Alcohol, Abstinence and Alternatives

Another Carnival season is behind us, and for many, it's a time for fasting and abstinence. In 2016, registered dietitian Molly Kimball wrote an article challenging New Orleanians to...

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Mermaids, Music & Mardi Gras

It’s Mardi Gras time in Louisiana, so on this week’s show, we’re bringing Carnival to you. We begin with author and songwriter Johnette Downing, who’s also known as “the...

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King Cake Madness

It’s king cake season, and on this week’s Louisiana Eats, we look at how this Carnival indulgence has become the phenomenon it is today. We begin in at longtime...

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