Louisiana Eats

Whether you're off the coast of Africa, traipsing the streets of Dublin, or nestled in Louisiana, traditions are a part of any culture. Chef Brian Landry discusses his travels to the Canary Islands in search of tradition; Chef Matt Murphy remembers St. Patrick's Day traditions in his native Ireland; and the Crescent City Farmer's Market shares the New Orleans' tradition of St. Joseph's Day. 

The Inimitable Andrew

Mar 7, 2012

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. 

Chef Phillip Lopez chats about his avant-garde approach to cooking and author Kit Wohl talks about her new book that profiles 25 years of James Beard Award-winning chefs.

Lawyer Rudy Lombard discusses his involvement with the Civil Rights Movement, while Dr. Jessica Harris leads you through a history of African-American foodstuffs. Plus homemaker Billie Carpenter.

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.

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.

Emile DeFelice of South Carolina's Caw Caw Creek joins Poppy to talk about dissolving southern stereotypes by raising humane hogs. Plus Trey Litel of Louisiana Spirits talks about a new rum distillery opening in Louisiana.  

On this week of Louisiana Eats we'll spend the day with New Orleans' culinary icon, Leah Chase, to celebrate her birthday. Plus Poppy speaks with Longue Vue Gardens' Joe Baker about their Two for Tea event.

Hunters Vs. Vegans

Jan 18, 2012

In this week's episode we'll host polar opposite points of view. John Morales & O'Shea Cleveland discuss their involvement with a vegan restaurant in New Orleans, and Scott Gibert shares his latest hunting stories.

Poppy speaks with Brazilian-born Ana Riehlmann about self-publishing her cookbook, traces Gulf Coast history with Felder Rushing, and learns about a contest taking place during Carnival season.

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