dining http://wwno.org en Where Y'Eat: Reeling Them In With New Approach To Gulf Seafood http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-reeling-them-new-approach-gulf-seafood <p>Unconventional cuts of fish, raw seafood and other changes are rising in popularity, adding to the standard lineup at New Orleans restaurants.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New </span>Orleanians<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> know the routine well enough: Lent arrives, jokes regarding the “sacrifice” of eating fish instead of meat make the rounds, and people start gorging on fried seafood platters, oyster </span>po-boys<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and the grilled fish du jour.</span></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 21:35:00 +0000 Ian McNulty 56591 at http://wwno.org Where Y'Eat: Winter Colors On The Plate At Maurepas Foods http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-winter-colors-plate-maurepas-foods <p><em>After two years, the cooking at Maurepas Foods remains as eclectic and unorthodox as ever, and with the Louisiana winter settling in its minutely seasonal menu is at its most lush.</em></p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 22:36:00 +0000 Ian McNulty 51307 at http://wwno.org Where Y'Eat: A New Day For The Beignet http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-new-day-beignet <p><em>The beignet, long an emblem of New Orleans food culture, is experiencing a revival across town, from classic renditions to modern interpretations. </em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It's easy to imagine how someone could walk into the Morning Call Coffee Stand in City Park for the first time and see the place as an act of historic preservation.</span></p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 22:31:00 +0000 Ian McNulty 51305 at http://wwno.org Where Y'Eat: Act Two For Tujague's http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-act-two-tujagues <p><em>Back from the brink, a Creole culinary landmark in the French Quarter has been revived and retooled by the next generation. </em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">During a recent lunch at </span>Tujague’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a man asked his waiter if he was familiar enough with the seafood gumbo to recommend it. “Of course,” the waiter declared. “I’ve been working here for 30 years; it’s always been good.”</span></p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 22:37:00 +0000 Ian McNulty 50744 at http://wwno.org Where Y'Eat: After Hours Eats For The Holiday Season http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-after-hours-eats-holiday-season <p><em>A growing niche in the New Orleans dining scene splits the difference between restaurant and lounge, and they'll be in demand this season for the holiday after-party circuit.</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On a recent Friday night at the new Uptown nightspot Ivy, the wait staff seemed to be in perpetual motion, whisking around tightly-spaced tables with plates of crab claws, sliced Italian meats curled on wooden platters and amber-hued Old Fashioned cocktails in rocks glasses the size of goblets.</span></p><p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 22:35:00 +0000 Ian McNulty 49969 at http://wwno.org Why Do Louisianians Invest In Culinary Expertise? http://wwno.org/post/why-do-louisianians-invest-culinary-expertise <p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 00:38:59 +0000 Poppy Tooker 38471 at http://wwno.org Commander's Commanders http://wwno.org/post/commanders-commanders <p><span style="color: rgb(23, 54, 93); font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">In a city known for fine restaurants, <a href="http://www.commanderspalace.com/" target="_blank">Commander’s Palace</a> is both a New Orleans legend and an ever-evolving enterprise, as revered behind the scenes among chefs and service industry workers as it is to the dining public.</span></p> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Peter Ricchiuti 23975 at http://wwno.org Lafourche public library opens Wi-Fi Café http://wwno.org/post/lafourche-public-library-opens-wi-fi-caf <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">More than wireless Internet access is free at the Lafourche Parish Public Library System&#39;s new Wi-Fi Café. The coffee&#39;s free, too.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Daily Comet reports the cafe is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays in the old Thibodaux Library.</p> Sun, 15 Jul 2012 17:22:47 +0000 The Associated Press 15802 at http://wwno.org Where Y'Eat: Big Flavor at Little Chinatown http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-big-flavor-little-chinatown <p><em>Exploring Cantonese comfort food at an unconventional Chinese restaurant in Kenner.</em></p><p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 21:30:17 +0000 Ian McNulty 12993 at http://wwno.org Where Y'Eat: A Lost Lakeview Restaurant Revives http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-lost-lakeview-restaurant-revives <p><em>A lost Lakeview restaurant emerges again in Metairie with a menu full of recipes from an old Louisiana oyster family. </em></p><p> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 21:29:42 +0000 Ian McNulty 12986 at http://wwno.org