Ian McNulty

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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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Korean Food
4:06 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Where Y'Eat: Where Kimchi Is King

The Korean flavors are fresh, bold and entirely vegan at the Wandering Buddha.
Ian McNulty WWNO

The barroom setting and vegan approach is a little unorthodox, but the Korean flavors at the Wandering Buddha are easy to love.

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Food
4:08 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Where Y'Eat: A Barbecue Neutral Ground

The sauce selection at McClure's BBQ represents the wide regional range of barbecue traditions now taking root.
Ian McNulty WWNO

As interest in barbecue billows around New Orleans, the city is seeing a a wide range of regional styles take root and meld with local traditions.

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Food
4:00 am
Thu March 22, 2012

Where Y'Eat: Barbecue Boom Time

The reputation New Orleans enjoys for great food has long carried the asterisk that this just isn’t a barbecue town. But things may be starting to change.

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Where Y'Eat
4:00 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

A Forecast of Food

Long before we thought much about food culture, learned to crave complex flavors or even did our own ordering at restaurants, many of us began to fantasize about food thanks to one enduring classic of a book, "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs."

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Where Y'Eat
4:10 pm
Thu March 8, 2012

Where Y'Eat: Learning to Eat Viet Orleanian

Yaka mein soup at C&A Seafood in the Broadmoor neighborhood of New Orleans.
Ian McNulty

A category of café I call "Viet Orleanian" are run by Vietnamese people, specialize in New Orleans staples and, increasingly, are started to weave a little of their own native flavors into the mix too.

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Where Y'Eat
8:00 am
Thu March 1, 2012

The New Orleans Lenten Fish Fry

Cartons of fried fish are filled with tradition at New Orleans Lenten fish fries.
Ian McNulty

Each Friday during Lent, churches around New Orleans are transformed into bustling community cafeterias, full of people, suffused with the aroma of frying fish and driven by the pulse of deep tradition.

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Community Impact
8:25 am
Tue February 28, 2012

Community Impact Series: Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations

Representing a sector with some 19,000 organizations across the state, the Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations is helping them tell their stories and use their resources most effectively.

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Where Y'Eat

New Orleans writer Ian McNulty hosts Where Y'Eat, a weekly exploration and celebration of food culture in the Crescent City and south Louisiana.

Ian gives listeners the low-down on the hottest new restaurants, old local favorites, and hidden hole-in-the-wall joints alike, and he profiles the new trends, the cherished traditions, and the people and personalities keeping America's most distinctive food scene cooking.

Where Y'Eat
4:32 pm
Thu February 23, 2012

Where Y'Eat: Turkish Turns Up in the Marigny

Fatoush makes its own gryo in-house, and serves it on pide, a crusty Turkish bread.
Ian McNulty WWNO

Traditional Turkish food finds a nontraditional setting along rejuvenating St. Claude Avenue inside the multi-modal Healing Center.

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Community Impact
8:22 am
Tue February 21, 2012

Community Impact Series: Coastal Communities Consulting

Sandy Nguyen runs Coastal Communities Consulting.
GNOF

On the water, commercial fishermen are accustomed to being self sufficient and independent. But the nonprofit Coastal Communities Consulting helps build the sustainability of these businesses dockside, in the world of loans, taxes, tuition and ever-changing seafood prices.

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