Ryan Hughes http://wwno.org en Investigating Health Care In Louisiana's Restaurants http://wwno.org/post/investigating-health-care-louisianas-restaurants <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week's edition of </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Louisiana Eats!</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> investigates health care in the restaurant industry from an insider's point of view. We'll hear about life in the kitchen and the toll it takes on the workers who prepare our food. Fri, 06 Dec 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Poppy Tooker 49634 at http://wwno.org Investigating Deep Culture: Soul Food And The Amazon http://wwno.org/post/investigating-deep-culture-soul-food-and-amazon <p></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 18px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">On this week&#39;s <em>Louisiana Eats!</em>&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 18px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">we speak with Adrian Miller about his new book,<strong>&nbsp;</strong><em>Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine,</em></span><span style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 18px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">&nbsp;<a href="http://adrianemiller.com/about-the-book/" target="_blank">a self described love-letter</a> to African-American cooks. Adrain traces the history of this particular cuisine and theorizes why it might be in jeopardy.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 18px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">And for years the Amazonian rainforest has been in jeopardy. We hear from Louisiana native and&nbsp;ethno-botanist&nbsp;<a href="http://www.theshamansapprentice.com/" target="_blank">Dr. Mark Plotkin</a> about the way it shapes our Louisiana table. Plus</span><span style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 18px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">, <a href="https://www.facebook.com/PurlooNewOrleans" target="_blank">Ryan Hughes</a> also joins the program to discuss an exotic fruit he&#39;s just started working with: Dragon Fruit.</span></p><p> Sat, 12 Oct 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Poppy Tooker 45802 at http://wwno.org Familiar Voices At The Louisiana Eats! Table http://wwno.org/post/familiar-voices-louisiana-eats-table <p></p><p></p><p>We've invited some of our favorite guests back for this week's edition of Louisiana Eats! They might have all been on the program before, but they've each got something new to bring to the table. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Poppy Tooker 39719 at http://wwno.org Tales Of The Cocktail Inspired By The History Of Drinking And Dining http://wwno.org/post/tales-cocktail-inspired-history-drinking-and-dining <p><a href="http://talesofthecocktailtickets2013.eventbrite.com/" target="_blank">Tales of the Cocktail</a> has been shaking up the international cocktail scene since 2002. We'll speak with founder Ann Tuennerman for a retrospective of the annual event, and find out her plans for the future.</p><p>Then, we'll continue our spirited discussion by talking with <a href="http://www.kingcocktail.com/bookreview-08.htm" target="_blank">the King of Cocktails</a>, Dale Degroff. Dale outlines his involvement in the cocktail scene and discusses its return to popularity in the past decade.</p><p>Finally, we'll hear about a new collaboration between the Leidenheimer Baking Company and Tableau,<a href="http://www.bestofneworleans.com/gambit/tableau/Content?oid=2222882" target="_blank"> a new restaurant in the French Quarter. Thu, 11 Jul 2013 17:02:28 +0000 Poppy Tooker 39316 at http://wwno.org Know Your Fisherman: Louisiana Direct Seafood Mends A Forgotten Relationship http://wwno.org/post/know-your-fisherman-louisiana-direct-seafood-mends-forgotten-relationship <p></p><p>On this week's edition of <em>Louisiana Eats!</em> we hear about a new program developed by LSU that allows consumers <a href="http://www.southshoredirectseafood.com/" target="_blank">the opportunity to buy fresh catches</a> directly from our state's fishermen.</p><p>Then we'll visit the kitchen of GW Finns to speak with <a href="http://www.gonola.com/2013/05/15/my-new-orleans-20-questions-with-tenney-flynn.html" target="_blank">Chef Tenney Flynn </a>about safely handling seafood before it hits the pan.</p><p>And you’ll want to hear about the secret ingredient Ryan Hughes received from one of his hip friends in California. Here’s a hint: it had to be sent through the mail <a href="http://www.thespicehouse.com/spices/fennel-pollen" target="_blank">in an airtight container</a>. Fri, 24 May 2013 17:39:48 +0000 Poppy Tooker 36083 at http://wwno.org Hughes Goes South; Seafood Goes Digital http://wwno.org/post/hughes-goes-south-seafood-goes-digital <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this week's <em>Louisiana Eats!</em> we'll have an extended chat with</span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/PurlooNewOrleans?group_id=0#!/PurlooNewOrleans?group_id=0" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"> Chef Ryan Hughes</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Ryan talks with us about&nbsp; his&nbsp;transformation into a certifiable Southerner and explains the association between his new restaurant and the </span><a href="http://southernfood.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Southern Food &amp; Beverage Museum</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We'll also hear how technology and food are becoming intertwined when Poppy speaks with representatives from the</span><a href="http://www.gulfseafoodtrace.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"> Gulf Seafood Trace </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">program.</span></p><p> Sat, 23 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Poppy Tooker 29873 at http://wwno.org