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Food
11:00 am
Wed March 14, 2012

Bounty

There’s a word I keep hearing these days — bounty.

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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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Louisiana Eats!
5:11 pm
Wed March 7, 2012

The Inimitable Andrew

Andrew Zimmern and Poppy Tooker palling around at the Crescent City Farmer's Market.

Television personality Andrew Zimmern visits the Crescent City for a cooking lesson, chats about his web series, and regales Poppy with stories about exotic lands and Bizarre Foods. 

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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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40th Anniversary
4:38 pm
Mon February 27, 2012

WWNO Celebrates 40th Anniversary

40 years ago today — February 27, 1972 — 89.9 WWNO signed on the air, bringing New Orleans-area listeners a widely varied schedule of programming, including NPR News, classical music and jazz. One of the station's original staffers was a 19-year-old UNO student named Tom Fitzmorris, who went on to build a fine career as a radio talk show host, restaurant critic and writer in the Crescent City. WWNO's Fred Kasten has the story...

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Farmers Market Minute
11:00 am
Sat February 25, 2012

Juice Your Lenten Cocktail

Turnips are plentiful and generous: Juice both the roots and tops.
Richard McCarthy marketumbrella.org

It is only right that we embrace the ebb and flow of the seasons. So out with the king cakes and in with fish on Fridays. Out with spirits and in with beverages that cleanse the soul and the colon. Yes, I said colon. I too find it a bit awkward to utter on the radio. So, let me move on to the point.

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Louisiana Eats!
6:30 pm
Wed February 15, 2012

Gettin' Ready for Da Mardi Gras

Hubig's Pies is in their second year of production for that quintessential Mardi Gras treat, the King Cake.

Actor Bryan Batt and Poppy reminisce about Mardi Gras traditions, while Drew Ramsey of Hubig's Pies explains how his family business is involved in the Carnival celebration.

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Farmers Market Minute
8:55 pm
Mon February 13, 2012

Valentine’s Blood Orange

Blood oranges are becoming an expected Louisiana citrus product.
Richard McCarthy marketumbrella.org

Hi, this is Richard McCarthy with the WWNO Farmers Market Minute… You knew Valentine's Day is today, right? Oh, no, did it catch you off guard?

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Where Y'Eat
4:30 pm
Thu February 9, 2012

Frostop-Side-Up Again at Ted’s

The iconic root beer mug at Ted's Frostop is right-side-up again.
Ian McNulty WWNO

Long a symbol of post-Katrina defiance, the refurbished sign at vintage burger joint kindles the past and points to the future.

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Louisiana Eats!
5:06 pm
Wed February 8, 2012

Sweet Shop & Sweets' Memoir

Chocolatier Cheryl Scripter.

Bittersweet Confections owner Cheryl Scripter discusses her job as a chocolatier. Then, author Ellen Sweets shares her stories about cooking with political commentator Molly Ivins.

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