Where Y'Eat

New Orleans writer Ian McNulty hosts Where Y'Eat, a weekly exploration and celebration of food culture in the Crescent City and south Louisiana.

Ian gives listeners the low-down on the hottest new restaurants, old local favorites, and hidden hole-in-the-wall joints alike, and he profiles the new trends, the cherished traditions, and the people and personalities keeping America's most distinctive food scene cooking.

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4:22 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Where Y'Eat: The Lenten Fish Fry

Fish fries around town offer all kinds of seafood this season.
Ian McNulty

It may be easy to practice meatless Lenten Fridays in Louisiana, but a lot of hard work still goes into the traditional fish fries at churches all across town.

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Food
4:21 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

Where Y'Eat: Fishing Lessons at Horinoya

Chirashi sushi at Horinoya.
Ian McNulty

How faithful technique and a deep menu of traditional dishes set a longtime CBD sushi spot apart.


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Where Y'Eat
4:25 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

Where Y'Eat: Eats on the Streets at Mardi Gras

When Mardi Gras parades roll, boot-strap entrepreneurs hit the streets too, selling all kinds of food.
Ian McNulty WWNO

As parades roll and people hit the streets for Carnival revelry, street food blossoms everywhere.

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Food
4:29 pm
Thu January 31, 2013

Where Y'Eat: Dining Out when the Super Bowl Runneth Over

Mexican chicken soup and pupusas at Celina's Restaurant in Kenner, one of countless offbeat finds away from the Super Bowl hoopla.
Ian McNulty

With some creativity and finely-honed Mardi Gras survival skills, the New Orleans dining obsession need not take a knee just because the NFL’s big show is in town.

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Food
4:23 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Where Y'Eat: Tribute Dishes to Our Dining Past

Restaurant R'evolution is among the forward-looking restaurants that are also resurrecting New Orleans classics.
Ian McNulty

Famous "lost dishes" from New Orleans' dining past are turning up again at newer restaurants around town.

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Food
4:29 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Where Y'Eat: Making a Detour for Café Dauphine

Fried stuffed bell peppers at Cafe Dauphine.
Ian McNulty

In a neighborhood not known as a restaurant destination, a new family-run eatery presents both classic and original arguments for paying a visit.

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Food
4:24 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

Where Y'Eat: A Sea Change at RioMar

Red snapper with both local crabmeat and a Peruvian style sauce.
Ian McNulty

It's long been the downtown destination for Latin-style seafood. But more recently, RioMar has also become an ongoing exploration of a nebulous question for the restaurant world — in our age of high-profile chefs, what happens to a restaurant when its name chef moves on?


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Food
4:29 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Where Y'Eat: A Dining Deluge in New Orleans

Restaurants keep opening all across New Orleans, defying national trends.
Ian McNulty

As a restaurant boom unfolds in New Orleans, some ponder how much it's guided by business or by passion.


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Food
4:27 pm
Thu December 27, 2012

Where Y'Eat: A Lucky Start on New Year's Day

Blacked eyed peas and greens, a symbol in the South for luck and money in the new year.
Ian McNulty

New Year's Eve may end with a bang, but in New Orleans New Year's Day often begins with a dish.

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Food
4:07 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Where Y'Eat: Hot Dogs Have Their Day

A Dat Dog hot dog.
Ian McNulty

From vegetarian options to a veritable arms race of exotic toppings, the humble hot dog is getting new attention, and some respect.

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