Where Y'Eat
9:55 am
Thu September 16, 2010

An Autumn Harvest of Restaurants

New on Frenchmen Street, the Three Muses is just one of an unusually rich crop of restaurants opening this season around New Orleans.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. –
Economists often describe New Orleans as being countercyclical, meaning when national trends head one way we often go the other, or at least we tend to veer off the path. And, in the past few years, the extraordinary circumstances of Katrina recovery have only magnified that dynamic. But even with all that in mind, the news coming out of the New Orleans restaurant sector these days seems incredible.

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Louisiana Eats!
4:21 pm
Wed September 15, 2010

Back to School Edition

Roasted Okra

2 pounds okra
(preferably small pods - if using larger, cut into 1 inch lengths)
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons balsalmic vinegar or water

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Louisiana Eats!
4:12 pm
Wed September 8, 2010

Extreme Cuisine Edition

Mock Turtle Soup (Serves 8)

1 1/2 pounds beef brisket, cubed
1 cup canola oil
1 cup flour
2 onions, chopped
1 - 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes
1 pound ham, finely chopped
2 quarts water
3 bay leaves
6 whole cloves
1 teaspoon thyme
Salt and pepper to taste
1 cup sherry
3 hard boiled eggs, sliced
1 lemon, thinly sliced

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Where Y'Eat
1:12 pm
Sat September 4, 2010

Fresh Red Beans at Farmers Markets

New Orleans, LA –

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Where Y'Eat
1:51 am
Thu September 2, 2010

How Others See Our Seafood

A fresh haul of Louisiana shrimp.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. – Ask local advocates for Gulf seafood what's the biggest issue they're facing right now, in light of the BP oil disaster, and they'll say "public perception." But fishermen and their supporters in Louisiana have been fighting a perception battle long before the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion. This other fight seems destined to last much longer, but in an unexpected way the current crisis in the Gulf may actually provide some new leverage on it.

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Louisiana Eats!
4:43 pm
Wed September 1, 2010

BBQ and Labor Day Weekend

BBQ SHRIMP (Serves 6)

6 pounds large shrimp, head on
1 lbs. butter, melted
10 cloves garlic, peeled and cracked open
3 lemons
2 tablespoons salt
1 tablespoons paprika
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 teaspoons freshly cracked black pepper
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon dry ginger
1 tsp celery seed
1 tablespoon cardomom

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Where Y'Eat
1:10 pm
Sat August 28, 2010

Mississippi Maypops at Farmers Markets

New Orleans, LA –

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Where Y'Eat
2:11 pm
Thu August 26, 2010

The New Orleans Lost Restaurants of 2005

Barrow's Shady Inn, one of the vintage New Orleans restaurants lost after the levee failures of 2005.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, La. – I heard plenty about places like LeRuth's, Chez Helene, Kolb's and Buster Holmes when I first began exploring New Orleans restaurants as a newly arrived transplant. Never mind that they all had closed years before I moved here in 1999.

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Louisiana Eats!
9:32 pm
Wed August 25, 2010

Katrina Remembrance and City of Gastronomy

Poppy Tooker talks with Leah Chase about recovering after Katrina and the exciting news from Gary Nabhan about New Orleans being proposed to be the City of Gastronomy.

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Where Y'Eat
1:06 pm
Sat August 21, 2010

Florida Water

New Orleans, LA –

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