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 Couples – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and we’re in the mood for love on this week’s episode! In this hour, we meet two culinary couples who are making...

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Sherds & Shipwrecks – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

On this week’s show, we look at New Orleans history through the lens of the city’s material culture.    We begin at the Historic New Orleans Collection, which has...

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Sherds & Shipwrecks – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

On this week s show, we look at New Orleans history through the lens of the city s material culture. We begin at the Historic New Orleans Collection, which...

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Quick Bites: Mermaids of New Orleans – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

On Mardi Gras Day, it’s never surprising to find magical, mythical creatures mingling with street revelers. In her new book, The Mermaids of New Orleans, author Sally Asher brings...

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Dreams Of A Place At The Table – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

On this week’s show, we take a look at immigration and its impact on the American food landscape.    We begin with Rick Bayless, whose award-winning Frontera restaurants are bolstered...

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Talking Trash – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

Americans waste 373 million pounds of food each day. That’s a pound per person. On this week’s show, we’re talking trash — in a productive way, of course! We...

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Hitting The Books – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

On this week’s show, we delve into the wonderful world of cookbooks. We begin with Chef Isaac Toups, who collaborated with acclaimed food writer Jennifer Cole on his debut...

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Quick Bites: Johnette Downing, Louisiana’s Pied Piper – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

Children in Louisiana grow up with so many local traditions that schools could practically add an extra class to cover all of them! Luckily, songwriter Johnette Downing is around to set...

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Happy Birthday, Leah Chase – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

Join us this week as we celebrate the 96th birthday of a New Orleans icon, our dear friend, Leah Chase. We’ll spend the hour honoring Leah’s talent and achievements as...

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