Ian McNulty

Producer

Ian is the host of Where Y’Eat and the Community Impact series at WWNO.

Each week, Ian shares his commentary on the intriguing food culture of New Orleans and south Louisiana with WWNO’s Where Y’Eat. He also shines light on the difference that innovative nonprofits are making across the New Orleans region through WWNO’s Community Impact series, interviewing nonprofit leaders and the people they serve.  Ian first became a WWNO contributor in 2009. He is a freelance journalist and a published author. A native of Rhode Island, Ian is a graduate of Rutgers University. He has lived in New Orleans since 1999.

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Food
4:13 pm
Thu August 9, 2012

Where Y'Eat: Keeping Up with Kids Menus

Irish House functions as a pub, a restaurant and a family-friendly haven.
Ian McNulty

An appreciation of the restaurant kids' menu, at once training wheels for young customers and life ring for parents who want to enjoy a meal out -- with their children but without too much tabletop drama.

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Food
4:17 pm
Thu August 2, 2012

Where Y'Eat: A Self-Serve Brazilian Bounty

Steak, sausage and sides on a typical lunch plate at Churra's.
Ian McNulty

Weighing the meats and merits of a new Brazilian churrascaria in Kenner, where all you can eat is really up to you.

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Food
4:24 pm
Thu July 26, 2012

Where Y'eat: Bywater Boom and Maurepas Foods

Another busy night at Maurepas Foods in the Bywater neighborhood.
Ian McNulty

New restaurants and cafes are opening at a furious pace throughout the Bywater, as if the long-time complaint that the neighborhood needed more food options finally fell on all the right ears all at once. One apt example is the new restaurant called Maurepas Foods.

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Community Impact
8:13 am
Tue July 24, 2012

Community Impact Series: Children’s Bureau of New Orleans

With a history of service dating back to 1892, one nonprofit is finding new ways to help children and families deal with very modern challenges.

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Food
4:21 pm
Thu July 19, 2012

Where Y'Eat: The Summer Snoball Series, Part 3

Sno-ball flavors come both from tradition and wild imagination.
Ian McNulty

It’s no surprise that New Orleanians form intense loyalties to their preferred snoballs. After all, some locals were pratically weaned on them. For those who branch out to new turf, however, the diversity of stands and their flavors is enormous and grows from year to year.

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Community Impact
8:22 am
Tue July 17, 2012

Community Impact Series: NOLA Youth Map/Partnership for Youth Development

When a New Orleans nonprofit asked local young people to build to a Web site mapping community resources they learned a lot more than technical skills.  

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Food
4:19 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

Where Y'Eat: The Summer Snoball Series, Part 2

Hansen's Sno-Bliz in Uptown New Orleans.
Ian McNulty

Snoballs stands are such a part of the New Orleans scene it’s hard to imagine a time before they were commonplace, but really that time was not so long ago.

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Community Impact
8:24 am
Tue July 10, 2012

Community Impact Series: Options for Independence

As southeast Louisiana grapples with the lasting impact of hurricanes and the toll of the oil disaster, Options for Independence is helping people in coastal communities cope with the changes and challenges.

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Food
4:25 pm
Thu July 5, 2012

Where Y'Eat: The Summer Snoball Series, Part 1

Snoballs are a summer essential in New Orleans.
Ian McNulty WWNO

What is a New Orleans snoball? Why, it’s just ice and syrup flavoring, essentially water and sugar. But it’s a combination of water and sugar that you can’t get anywhere else in the world in just the same way.

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Where Y'Eat
4:20 pm
Thu July 5, 2012

The Summer Snoball Series, Part 1

The New Orleans snoball is a way of life.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La.


What is a New Orleans snoball? Why, it's just ice and syrup flavoring, essentially water and sugar. But it's a combination of water and sugar that you can't get anywhere else in the world in just the same way.

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