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.

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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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Kenner Restaurants
4:30 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

Where Y'Eat: Big Flavor at Little Chinatown

Snails with garlic and Cantonese spices at Little Chinatown.
Ian McNulty WWNO

Exploring Cantonese comfort food at an unconventional Chinese restaurant in Kenner.

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Food
4:30 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

Where Y'Eat: Getting the Local Scoop at La Divina Gelateria

A listing of local vendors and farmers at La Divina Gelateria.
Ian McNulty

What happens when a local gelato parlor weaves sustainability into its flavors, its menu and its whole business model?

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Metairie Restaurants
4:29 pm
Thu June 14, 2012

Where Y'Eat: A Lost Lakeview Restaurant Revives

Oysters Ralphie, a specialty at Café Ralphie.
Ian McNulty WWNO

A lost Lakeview restaurant emerges again in Metairie with a menu full of recipes from an old Louisiana oyster family.

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Creole Tomatoes
4:21 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Where Y'Eat: Celebrating the Creole Tomato

Creole tomatoes enjoy a brief but glorious season in southeast Louisiana.
Ian McNulty WWNO

At roadside stands, with menu shout-outs and at its own festival, the Creole tomato is the center of attention as its brief season hits its stride.

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Where Y'Eat
4:07 pm
Thu May 31, 2012

Where Y'Eat: Borgne on the Bayou

Goat cheese a la plancha from Borgne.
Ian McNulty WWNO

A new restaurant explores the impact of Spain’s Canary Islands on Louisiana, while keeping things unmistakably local.

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Where Y'Eat
4:04 pm
Thu May 24, 2012

Where Y'Eat: When NOLA Says "Opa!"

Greek Festival New Orleans

Traditional food prepared by devoted home cooks sets the table for a toga party on the bayou at Greek Fest.

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Where Y'Eat
4:16 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Where Y'Eat: Exploring Salt-Baked Seafood at Kim Son

Salt-baked tofu at Kim Son.
Ian McNulty WWNO

The "salt-baked" dishes at a Gretna Vietnamese restaurant are neither baked, nor particularly salty, but they sure are delicious.

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Food
4:04 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

Where Y'Eat: A Vegan’s Feast at Veggie Fest

In a town where crab cakes are sometimes touted as a meatless option, this weekend’s Veggie Fest strives to give the vegan lifestyle its due.

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Food
4:20 am
Thu May 3, 2012

Where Y'Eat: Edible Exotica at Root

Manchego foam tops fried oysters at Root.
Ian McNulty WWNO

High style, edible exotica and a disarmingly fun approach power a unique new restaurant in downtown New Orleans.

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