Poppy Tooker http://wwno.org en What To Eat At Jazz Fest If You Stayed Up Too Late http://wwno.org/post/what-eat-jazz-fest-if-you-stayed-too-late <p>As Jazz Fest enters its second day, folks may be waking up this morning a bit haggard from yesterday’s festivities. For those battling the brown bottle blues, fear not: there may be help for you at the Fair Grounds.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Poppy&nbsp;Tooker, host of&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Louisiana Eats!,&nbsp;</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">says first you’ll need to visit Ms. Linda’s </span>Ya<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Ka<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Mein stand, right near the Congo Square Stage.</span></p> Sat, 27 Apr 2013 13:15:00 +0000 Maureen McMurray 34122 at http://wwno.org Meet The Microbrewery That's Spreading Brooklyn's 'Funkiness' http://wwno.org/post/meet-microbrewery-thats-spreading-brooklyns-funkiness <p>Many people might be familiar with&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Brooklyn Brewery,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the New York-based </span>microbrewery<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. But did you know they've organized</span><a href="http://brooklynbrewerymash.com/about" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"> a highly collaborative project</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> called The MASH? It's an interactive tour of </span><a href="http://www.chaoscooking.com/about" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">the brewery's favorite food</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, music, comedy, literature, and beer that's traversing the country over the next year.</span></p><p>On this week's <em>Louisiana Eats!</em> we'll hear all about this modern cavalcade's cross-country trip. Fri, 19 Apr 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Poppy Tooker 33623 at http://wwno.org Where the Water Beats Against the Land http://wwno.org/post/where-water-beats-against-land <p>On this week's<em> Louisiana Eats! </em>we'll go <em>Down on the Batture </em>with <a href="http://octaviabooks.com/event/oliver-houck-down-bature" target="_blank">Professor Oliver Houck</a>. He'll explain the ecology of this small sliver of land, the bounty of foodstuffs found there, and the opportunities it provides for fringe living.</p><p>We'll also hear about the partnership forged between <a href="http://tulane.edu/som/" target="_blank">Tulane University's School of Medicine</a> and <a href="http://www.jwu.edu/culinary/" target="_blank">Johnson &amp; Wales University</a>, a prominent culinary institute in the United States. Sat, 02 Mar 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Poppy Tooker 29867 at http://wwno.org The Importance of Going Slow http://wwno.org/post/importance-going-slow <p>On this week's episode of <em>Louisiana Eats!,</em> Poppy&nbsp;sits down for an extended chat with Richard McCarthy, a homegrown hero who's&nbsp;provided leadership to the <a href="http://www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org/">Crescent City Farmer's Market </a>for more than fifteen years. Richard&nbsp;speaks&nbsp;about the work he's done in New Orleans and discusses<a href="http://www.slowfoodusa.org/index.php/about_us/details/staff_bios/"> his&nbsp;recent appointment&nbsp;</a>as Slow Food USA's&nbsp; executive director. Sat, 16 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Poppy Tooker 29010 at http://wwno.org Christmas Treats & Trips http://wwno.org/post/christmas-treats-trips <p>Join us as we celebrate Christmas on<em> Louisiana Eats!</em> Tariq Hanna of <a href="http://www.shopsucre.com/">Sucre </a>discusses a recent trip to Switzerland that resulted in his own customized chocolate. Then, after we travel to Natchitoches for the <a href="http://www.christmasfestival.com/">Christmas Festival of Lights</a>, historian Rien Fertel tells us forgotten stories about the praline. Thu, 20 Dec 2012 21:32:03 +0000 Poppy Tooker 25474 at http://wwno.org A Festive Chanukah Celebration http://wwno.org/post/festive-chanukah-celebration <p>We're celebrating Chanukah on this week's <em>Louisiana Eats!</em> First, we'll hear from <a href="http://thecookinggene.com/">Michael Twitty </a>about the overlapping food customs between his African-American heritage and his Jewish faith. Then, <a href="http://joannathan.com/">Joan Nathan </a>returns to the program to talk about Jewish culinary influences across the South. Plus, <a href="http://andrewzimmern.com/">Andrew Zimmern </a>recounts stories from around the world. Wed, 05 Dec 2012 20:02:35 +0000 Poppy Tooker 24531 at http://wwno.org A Spooktacular Halloween Show http://wwno.org/post/spooktacular-halloween-show <p>We're celebrating Halloween on this week's edition of <em>Louisiana Eats!</em></p><p>Poppy is joined by <a href="http://www.maryannwinkowski.com/">Mary Ann Winkowski </a>to talk about her ability to communicate with the spirit world. Plus, we'll demystify<a href="http://www.pernodabsinthe.com/index.php"> the history of absinthe </a>before hearing from a voodoo priestess about rituals, mojo bags, and herbal remedies. Wed, 31 Oct 2012 21:54:40 +0000 Poppy Tooker 22568 at http://wwno.org The Vegan, the Doctor, and the Democrats http://wwno.org/post/vegan-doctor-and-democrats <p>As she travels the country looking for vegan food, <a href="http://www.wtfveganfood.com/">Kristin Lajeunesse</a> joins Poppy to discuss Louisiana's vegan scene. Then, two representatives from the <a href="http://northshoredwc.org/">Northshore Democratic Women's Club</a> talk about assembling their <em>Cookbook for the Hungry</em>. Plus, <a href="http://www.drgourmet.com/">Dr. Gourmet</a> returns to give us his advice about comfort food. Thu, 18 Oct 2012 18:39:53 +0000 Poppy Tooker 21847 at http://wwno.org Three Gifted Female Leaders http://wwno.org/post/three-gifted-female-leaders <p><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:9pt;color:#333333">On this week's episode of <em>Louisiana Eats!</em> we'll speak with three incredibly gifted women, each leaders in their respective field. Nomvula Mashoai-Cook discusses the importance of food at the art market she organizes in South Africa. Then, Poppy speaks with<a href="http://splendidtable.publicradio.org/"> Lynne Rosetto-Kasper </a>and the cast of <em>The Splendid Table</em>. And finally, <a href="http://mollystevenscooks.com/">Molly Stevens</a> discusses cooking techniques from her new book, <em>All About Roasting</em>.</span><br> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 17:10:24 +0000 Poppy Tooker 20311 at http://wwno.org The Miraculous Marcus http://wwno.org/post/miraculous-marcus <p>This week on <em>Louisiana Eats</em>, Poppy sits down for an extended conversation with celebrity chef <a href="http://redroosterharlem.com/">Marcus Samuelsson</a>. Marcus talks about the circumstances that brought him to Sweden as a child, his rise to fame, and his first trip back to his Ethiopian homeland. Plus, Frank McMains finds a great spot to eat alongside the Atchafalaya Basin. Wed, 22 Aug 2012 17:32:59 +0000 Poppy Tooker 18309 at http://wwno.org