New Orleans, LA – As proprietor of a local wine shop, Jon Smith has experience with the fruit of the vine. But lately he has been spending a good bit of his time with many other types of fruit -- plus vegetables, seafood and the occasional bag of kettle corn.

The Avenue Pub

New Orleans, LA – Musicians are usually the ones praised for their ability to improv in this town, but lately local chefs and restaurant people have been showing remarkable flexibility when the tune of their career changes.

New Orleans – Ian McNulty discusses the abundance of Latin food markets in the New Orleans are.

New Orleans – Ian McNulty discusses local chef Nathaniel Zimet and also finding good fruit locally in the winter.

Times-Picayune culinary sleuths Marcelle Bienvenu and Judy Walker are helping local foodies rebuild post-Katrina — one recipe at a time. They stopped by the WWNO studios to talk to our Diane Mack about their latest project: Cooking Up a Storm.

Recipes from Cooking Up A Storm, reprinted with permission from editors Marcelle Bienvenu and Judy Walker

Radio Diner: 7-3-08

Jul 7, 2008

Chef Stacey Meyer reviews New Orleans' Taqueria Guerrero in the North Carrollton neighborhood.

Radio Diner: Cochon

May 2, 2008

Chef Stacey Meyer reviews New Orleans' "Cochon", inspired by the old-fashioned boucheries of Acadiana.

Chef Stacey Meyer reviews Gimchee Korean Restaurant in Metairie.