food http://wwno.org en New Orleans Youth Call For A Citywide Day Of Action http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-youth-call-citywide-day-action <p>The nonprofit <a href="http://www.therethinkers.org/">Kids Rethink New Orleans Schools</a> has held a youth-led press conference every summer since 2006. Middle- and high-school students talk about their concerns and priorities for the city.&nbsp; The group's mission is training young people to be thoughtful and capable leaders by transforming the education system.</p><p>Thursday, for the first time, the students of Rethink will call for a citywide youth day of action.&nbsp;</p><p>Karen Marshall is the group’s Executive Director.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:18:28 +0000 Janaya Williams 65196 at http://wwno.org Where Y'Eat: Something New Between The Bread At The Sammich http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-something-new-between-bread-sammich <p><em>An exploration of a new po-boy shop with some different ideas for New Orleans' favorite sandwich, and some po-boy wine pairings too.</em></p><p></p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:35:00 +0000 Ian McNulty 64196 at http://wwno.org Celebrating The Frozen Daiquiri http://wwno.org/post/celebrating-frozen-daiquiri <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The annual Tales of the Cocktail event is currently underway in New Orleans, celebrating the city's contribution as birthplace of </span><a href="http://wwno.org/post/make-mine-double-american-cocktail" style="line-height: 1.5;">the American cocktail</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and the culture that has grown out of it. But there is one mixed drink you can get almost anywhere in Louisiana that has spawned a very different kind of culture.</span></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Scott Gold 64497 at http://wwno.org Make Mine A Double: The American Cocktail http://wwno.org/post/make-mine-double-american-cocktail <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Despite Louisiana’s scorching temperatures in July, thousands of visitors beat a path to New Orleans in search of a cold cocktail at the annual Tales of the Cocktail event. On this week’s show we’ll hear from the founder of </span><a href="http://talesofthecocktail.com/tales-of-the-cocktail-2014/2014-new-orleans-events/" target="_blank"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the conference</span></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, get a dose of history from</span><a href="http://www.kingcocktail.com/bitters.htm" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"> the King of Cocktails</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and hear how a smear campaign kept </span><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/13/dining/reviews/13wine.html?pagewanted=all&amp;_r=0" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">absinthe</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> out of our liquor cabinets for 100 years.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Break out the ice, the bar’s open on this week’s </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Louisiana Eats!</em></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Sun, 13 Jul 2014 14:50:17 +0000 Poppy Tooker 64243 at http://wwno.org Where Y'Eat: Throw It Back, Or Throw A Dinner Party? Exploring 'Trash Fish' http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-throw-it-back-or-throw-dinner-party-exploring-trash-fish <p><em>Food writer Ian McNulty sits down for a meal of under-utilized seafood meant to showcase what diners might be missing in the bounty of the Gulf.</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The prospect of an exotic dining experience may conjure the unfamiliar food traditions of far-off lands or ingredients too luxurious for everyday meals. But recently I sat down for an intriguingly original dinner built around seafood that is not only found close to home but is also routinely discarded as soon as it’s caught — or else chopped up as bait to catch other fish.</span></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 21:35:00 +0000 Ian McNulty 64195 at http://wwno.org Where Y'Eat: Exploring The Latin Deli At Norma's http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-exploring-latin-deli-normas <p><em>Eating your way through the deli — and falling for impulse-buy ceviche — at a new Latin American market in Mid-City.</em></p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 21:35:00 +0000 Ian McNulty 23395 at http://wwno.org 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 A Salute To The James Beard Awards http://wwno.org/post/salute-james-beard-awards <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Every year The James Beard Awards are bestowed on the most talented individuals in the professional food industry.</span></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:30:00 +0000 Poppy Tooker 63440 at http://wwno.org Where Y'Eat: Stalking Greens At The Vietnamese Market http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-stalking-greens-vietnamese-market <p class="legacy-byline"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As the sun comes up on Saturday mornings, the crowd is already out at the Vietnamese farmers market in far eastern New Orleans. Like any farmers market, it's a place where vendors and regular shoppers look like they're right at home, conducting face-to-face commerce with familiar people, discussing their fresh-from-the-soil produce and chatting between sales. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 21:35:00 +0000 Ian McNulty 1714 at http://wwno.org New Grocery Store Takes Shape In Central City http://wwno.org/post/new-grocery-store-takes-shape-central-city <p>New Orleans officials have gotten a look at a new grocery store coming in Central City.</p><p>A celebration marked the final roof bracket being installed at the former Myrtle Banks School on Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard.</p><p>The first and second floors are being renovated to become the Jack and Jake’s Public Market. The third floor will have offices for non-profits and small businesses involving creative industries.</p><p>The building constructed in 1910 was originally the McDonogh 38 school. It closed in 2002 and then was damaged by a fire in 2008.</p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 13:06:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 63129 at http://wwno.org