oysters http://wwno.org en Where Y'Eat: Tapping The Elemental Oyster Appeal http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-tapping-elemental-oyster-appeal <p><em>Start with a pile of fresh oysters and you don't need much more to make a party. That's part of the inspiration for a new event coming up this weekend in New Orleans. </em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Confronted with the crazy abundance of oysters in coastal Louisiana, we have come up with countless ways to prepare them.</span></p><p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 22:30:00 +0000 Ian McNulty 52193 at http://wwno.org Some Oyster Beds Re-Opened As Tropical Storm Karen Threat Lessens http://wwno.org/post/some-oyster-beds-re-opened-tropical-storm-karen-threat-lessens <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Louisiana health officials say they are reopening some oyster harvest areas where the threat of flooding from Tropical Storm Karen has diminished.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Louisiana harvest areas 13 to 23 will open Sunday morning. They were among the areas ordered closed because of the possibility of contamination from flood waters.</p> Sun, 06 Oct 2013 01:28:10 +0000 The Associated Press 45409 at http://wwno.org Where Y'Eat: How You Like 'Dem Oysters? http://wwno.org/post/where-yeat-how-you-dem-oysters <p><em>Cocktail sauce and crackers are great, but New Orleans chefs are getting more creative with how they dress up raw oysters, offering new alternatives for the beloved local bivalve.&nbsp; </em></p><p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 21:28:00 +0000 Ian McNulty 43841 at http://wwno.org Jazz Fest Plays On Despite Rain http://wwno.org/post/jazz-fest-plays-despite-rain <p>Ground crews poured sand around the festival lawns and walkways this morning.</p><p>The Fair Grounds were already muddy even before the rain started around noon.</p><p>Thursday is known as locals' day, and veteran festival goers had ponchos, umbrellas and rain boots ready to go.</p><p>WWNO’s Poppy Tooker, host of <em>Louisiana Eats!</em>, was at the Food and Heritage stage, cooking gumbo for one of the day’s demonstrations. The kitchen is at the far end of the Grandstands, the inside portion of the festival.</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 19:30:05 +0000 Eve Troeh 34512 at http://wwno.org 9 People Ill After Eating Cameron Parish Oysters http://wwno.org/post/9-people-ill-after-eating-cameron-parish-oysters <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Louisiana's health department has recalled oysters from one Cameron Parish harvest area and has closed it to shellfish harvesting because nine people got stomach illness after eating oysters gathered there.</p> Sun, 06 Jan 2013 22:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26384 at http://wwno.org