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Louisiana Eats!
5:00 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Familiar Voices At The Louisiana Eats! Table

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We've invited some of our favorite guests back for this week's edition of Louisiana Eats! They might have all been on the program before, but they've each got something new to bring to the table.

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Red River Radio
8:44 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Assisted-living facility administrator sows garden in downtown Alexandria

Officials with an assisted-living facility in downtown Alexandria have turned an adjacent property into a half-acre garden. Billy Allen, administrator of The Canterbury House, said the garden started as an idea to build a small raised bed but was scaled up. He said its 25 residents are enjoying the first bountiful summer harvest.

“I bet we picked 400 tomatoes," Allen said. "They (residents) have a salad with every lunch and every dinner, and it’s got sliced tomatoes on it.”

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Where Y'Eat
4:24 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Food And Drink Light Up Lee Circle

The Hotel Modern is home to both the craft cocktail lounge Bellocq and the new restaurant Tivoli & Lee.
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It’s time for another look at Lee Circle, where craft cocktails and a contemporary Southern bistro are drawing new interest to the landmark uptown/downtown juncture. 

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Louisiana Eats!
12:02 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Tales Of The Cocktail Inspired By The History Of Drinking And Dining

Each July, the Hotel Monteleone becomes the epicenter for Tales of the Cocktail, an internationally attended event in celebration of the cocktail.
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Tales of the Cocktail has been shaking up the international cocktail scene since 2002. We'll speak with founder Ann Tuennerman for a retrospective of the annual event, and find out her plans for the future.

Then, we'll continue our spirited discussion by talking with the King of Cocktails, Dale Degroff. Dale outlines his involvement in the cocktail scene and discusses its return to popularity in the past decade.

Finally, we'll hear about a new collaboration between the Leidenheimer Baking Company and Tableau, a new restaurant in the French Quarter.

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Louisiana Eats!
7:38 pm
Sun June 30, 2013

Why Do Louisianians Invest In Culinary Expertise?

Students at the Louisiana Culinary Institute had their professional and personal lives taped for an entire semester for a new reality television show called "The Freshmen Class."
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The Tulane University Center for Culinary Medicine has found a new home on Broad Street. We'll be joined by the movers and shakers of the program on this week's Louisiana Eats!, including Dr. Gourmet and the country's first medical school chef.

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Food
4:31 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Where Y’Eat: New School Po-Boys

A barbecue chicken po-boy with Korean kimchee and coleslaw from the Sammich.
Ian McNulty

While the classics endure, some chefs are turning their attentions to the po-boy and coming up with something altogether new between the bread.

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Latest News
7:00 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Second Harvest Feeding Thousands At Children's Summer Camps

Children at lunch break at the VIET Center summer camp in New Orleans East.
Eileen Fleming WWNO

Breakfast and lunches are provided at summer camps throughout the New Orleans region by the Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana.

Thousands of children in the greater New Orleans region are now enrolled in summer camps. Some are getting vital meals along with their planned activities.

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Food
4:23 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Where Y'Eat: Getting Filipino Food At Milkfish

A preparation of milkfish (aka bangus) at the Marigny restaurant Milkfish.
Ian McNulty

New Orleanians don't have many local opportunities to try Filipino cooking. But after a chef staged a pop-up to showcase the jungly fusion of flavors from her homeland, the concept quickly blossomed into a full-fledged restaurant in the Marigny. 

Where Y'Eat: Getting Filipino Food At Milkfish

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Louisiana Eats!
5:00 am
Thu June 20, 2013

'Table Talk' From The Delta And 'Good Eggs' From The Bay

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Many people within the culinary scene of New Orleans are not originally from here. Leah Chase calls them "foreigners." We'll hear from several of those "foreigners" on this week's Louisiana Eats!

Writer Julia Reed joins us to talk about her early years in the Mississippi Delta, her travels around the world, and her home in the Crescent City. We'll also hear about a new program coming to New Orleans called Good Eggs, which connects people together online so they can source their food locally.  

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Red River Radio
9:16 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Lafayette Highlights 73 Restaurants In Eat Local Push

The city of Lafayette has launched its eat local campaign. EatLafayette is in its ninth year of promoting the mom-and-pop restaurants that have put Lafayette on the map as a foodie town. Ben Berthelot, executive director of the Lafayette Convention and Visitors Commission, has found that over the years more and more local restaurants have pulled together for this campaign.

“We went from 19 restaurants in a two-week campaign nine years ago, to this year we have basically a three-month campaign and 73 restaurants participating," Berthelot said.

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