The rise of the craft cocktail is sometimes lauded as a return to artisanal practices, as bartenders working this niche embrace the small batch ingredients and hands-on techniques that were the rule before modern brands and premade mixes. But just how far back does this return stretch?
New Orleans, LA – Rock historian Ed Ward reveal the history of Ace Records, Jack Hopke takes a look at the upcoming Satchmo Summer Fest, and Eileen Fleming reports on new artificial reefs created along Louisiana's coastline.
Jack Hopke is your host for WWNO's weekly news magazine.
New Orleans, LA – This week on The Reading Life it is all about the music! Susan Larson talks with Times Picayune music writer Keith Spera, the author of Groove Interrupted: Loss, Renewal and the Music of New Orleans. Next, Fred Kasten with an interview with Howard Reich, author of Let Freedom Swing: Collected Writings on Jazz, Blues and Gospel. Susan then reviews Preston Lauterbach's The Chitlin Circuit and the Road to Rock and Roll.
New Orleans, La. – Senator Landrieu says she's ready to support a plan from anyone that will keep the country solvent and raise the debt ceiling. She was asked if there's a real possibility that the nation will default on its debt.
3/4 cup olive oil 1/2 cup red wine vinegar 3 tablespoons Creole mustard 2 tablespoons chopped chives or green onions 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 2 pounds large shrimp, cooked in seasoned water then peeled and deveined 2 cups of fresh corn kernels Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste