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Farmers Market Minute
8:00 am
Sat May 19, 2012

A blossom in hand…

I noticed this morning at market a most welcome site: squash blossoms for sale.

I don’t know whether you grow vegetables. I do. Well, let me correct myself: I try to. Mostly, I seem to raise snails. Yes, I too have tried to grow squash. Unfortunately, the squash borers appear to be in cahoots with my snails. They eat them before I can.

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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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Louisiana Eats!
5:31 pm
Wed May 16, 2012

Online Magazine and Uptown Restaurant

Corie Brown, the founder of Zester Daily.

Corie Brown, founder of Zester Daily, discusses the world of online publishing. Plus, Greg Sonnier reveals the 120-year history of Gabrielle Restaurant's new location.

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Planet Money
3:58 pm
Wed May 16, 2012

Pizza Delicious Bought An Ad On Facebook. How'd They Do?

Pizza Delicious, in the Bywater.
Nick Sherman Flickr

Michael Friedman and Greg Augarten sell New York-style pizza in New Orleans. Their operation, Pizza Delicious, is a takeout window between Piety Street and Desire Street. They're only open two nights a week. If you're in the know, you can call them up and order a pie.

Business has been good, and they're about to buy their own place. So for the first time they're considering paid advertising. They'd been thinking about advertising on Facebook but didn't know how to proceed.

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Farmers Market Minute
8:00 am
Sat May 12, 2012

Mother’s Day at the farmers market

 

I spoke with several mothers today at this morning’s markets. In each case, the women are  farmwives managing, or having just managed, to look after ailing husbands.

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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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Louisiana Eats!
5:22 pm
Wed May 9, 2012

Time to Celebrate Mother's Day

Chefs prepare brunch at one of New Orleans' classic restaurants.

In honor of Mother's Day we'll listen to Randy Fertel speak about his mother, the founder of Ruth's Chris Steakhouse. Plus, Kit Wohl will discuss her latest book, New Orleans' Classic Brunches.

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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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Louisiana Eats!
4:20 pm
Wed May 2, 2012

Stories from The Track

Trombone Shorty graces the center of this year's official Jazzfest poster.

Terrance Osborne, the creator of this year's official New Orleans' Jazz & Heritage Festival poster, discusses his creative process, his ties to New Orleans, and his favorite foods at the fairgrounds. Plus, mixologist Chris McMillian explains the official drink of the Kentucky Derby, the mint julep.

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Food
1:40 pm
Sat April 28, 2012

Mayhaw

Mayhaw.
CCFM

Are you familiar with a traditional food that’s just come into season: Mayhaw. It is so named for May Day, its peak season. According to mayhaw mythology, this wild, apple-like cousin of the hawthorn tree thrives in swampy coastal Louisiana and Texas.

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