sno-balls http://wwno.org en How Hansen's Sno-Bliz Became An 'American Classic' http://wwno.org/post/how-hansens-sno-bliz-became-american-classic <p>Every year, the James Beard Foundation recognizes cherished local food businesses distinguished by their timeless appeal. This year, the <a href="http://www.jamesbeard.org/blog/awards-watch-meet-2014-americas-classics">America's Classic honor</a> was awarded to <a href="http://www.snobliz.com/">Hansen's Sno-Bliz</a>, the place where the unique style of the New Orleans sno-ball was invented.</p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:39:22 +0000 Scott Gold 63719 at http://wwno.org Where Y'Eat: The Summer Snoball Series, Part 3 http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-summer-snoball-series-part-3 <p><em>It&rsquo;s no surprise that New Orleanians form intense loyalties to their preferred snoballs. After all, some locals were pratically weaned on them. For those who branch out to new turf, however, the diversity of stands and their flavors is enormous and grows from year to year.</em></p><p> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 21:21:22 +0000 Ian McNulty 15837 at http://wwno.org Where Y'Eat: The Summer Snoball Series, Part 2 http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-summer-snoball-series-part-2 <p><em>Snoballs stands are such a part of the New Orleans scene it&rsquo;s hard to imagine a time before they were commonplace, but really that time was not so long ago</em>.</p><p> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 21:19:23 +0000 Ian McNulty 15548 at http://wwno.org Where Y'Eat: The Summer Snoball Series, Part 1 http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-summer-snoball-series-part-1 <p><em>What is a New Orleans snoball? Why, it&rsquo;s just ice and syrup flavoring, essentially water and sugar. But it&rsquo;s a combination of water and sugar that you can&rsquo;t get anywhere else in the world in just the same way.</em></p><p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 21:25:33 +0000 Ian McNulty 15178 at http://wwno.org The Summer Snoball Series, Part 1 http://wwno.org/post/summer-snoball-series-part-1 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d62368bf217-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d62368bf217-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d62368bf217-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-974620.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>New Orleans, La. – What is a New Orleans snoball? Why, it's just ice and syrup flavoring, essentially water and sugar. But it's a combination of water and sugar that you can't get anywhere else in the world in just the same way. It's a way of life in New Orleans, part of this city's hands-on culture and an obsession some New Orleanians never outgrow.</p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 21:20:30 +0000 Ian McNulty 3068 at http://wwno.org