Food

Where Y'Eat
2:18 pm
Thu September 24, 2009

Feeding the Oktoberfest Masses

New Orleans, LA –

Everyone wants to be Irish on March 17, St. Patrick's Day. For German Americans, however, the ethnic adulation is less intense but lasts a whole lot longer.

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Where Y'Eat
9:51 am
Fri September 18, 2009

Guinea Fowl widens consumers' poultry possibilities

Chef Leah Chase has held a constant presence at the Crescent City Farmers Market since its founding in 1995, often shopping at autumn's peak season for greens.
Photo courtesy of marketumbrella.org

New Orleans, LA – Farmers Market Minute 9-19-09 with Richard McCarthy
Guinea Fowl

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Where Y'Eat
8:16 am
Fri September 11, 2009

Fall Planting

Is August too early to plant radishes in coastal Louisiana? What about September? Why not ask your farmer?
Photo courtesy of marketumbrella.org

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Where Y'Eat
1:56 pm
Thu September 10, 2009

Tweeting for Your Supper

New Orleans, LA – It wasn't that long ago that having a mere Web page put restaurateurs on the forefront of online marketing and tech-savvy self-promotion. More recently, a few have added official restaurant blogs where regular customers and curious others can keep abreast of specials and kitchen doings.

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Where Y'Eat
10:11 am
Fri September 4, 2009

Apples

Market favorite, Arkansas blacks.
Photo courtesy of marketumbrella.org

New Orleans, LA – This week on the farmers Market Minute we look at Apples

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Where Y'Eat
10:22 am
Fri August 28, 2009

Reinventing the habitual ritual of neighborhood markets

New Orleans, LA – In 1995, marketumbrella.org reinvented tradition by inviting farmers and fishers back to the center of New Orleans to sell the fruits of their labors in a recurrent public setting. In the Katrina recovery years, the further proliferation of public markets has been among the authentic expressions of neighborhood resilience in a recovery that has put many residents' backs to the wall.

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Where Y'Eat
1:57 pm
Thu August 27, 2009

Counting Losses and Blessings

New Orleans, LA –

The Katrina anniversary is naturally when we look back on all that's happened since the disaster, for better or worse. In the realm of New Orleans restaurants, there's a lot to consider, not lest being the roll call of lost restaurants.

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Where Y'Eat
10:27 am
Fri August 21, 2009

Schexnayder Meats

Photo courtesy of marketumbrella.org

Over the past hundred years, German surnames have been associated with meats, dairies and bakeries throughout Southeast Louisiana. One German name market shoppers associate with good flavor is Schexnayder, makers of traditional cured meat products.

You'll find them roasting and sampling in a number of area markets. Consider a quick drive to the Wednesday German Coast Farmers Market in St. Charles Parish to meet the Schexnayders on their home turf selling alligator sausage, hogs head cheese, and even beef jerky.

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Where Y'Eat
1:58 pm
Thu August 20, 2009

The Four-Year-Long Homecoming

A jazz band greeted the first customers to return to K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen when it reopened during the months after Katrina.
Ian McNulty

New Orleans, LA – For the past four years, New Orleans has been a living case study for just how much local restaurants can mean to a community. That's because, thanks to Katrina, the city's entire restaurant industry came to a screeching, violent halt in late August 2005. And for a long time, there was the open question of which restaurants would come back, how they would do it and what they would be like afterward.

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Where Y'Eat
5:55 pm
Fri August 14, 2009

Fresh Cut Flowers

New Orleans, LA – Purchasing fresh cut flowers at the Farmers Market
For hours and location of Farmers markets in the New Orleans region, click here

 

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