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12:37 pm
Fri December 21, 2012

Official: Restaurant Inspections Will Improve

Louisiana's Office of Public Health is going statewide with a plan that officials say cut past-due restaurant and retail food inspections by at least one-third during a nine-parish pilot that began in February.

Assistant Secretary J.T. Lane said Thursday that he's making other changes to fix problems noted in a highly critical state audit released last month.

The audit said his office gave permits to restaurants that failed to correct violations and didn't meet its own standards — such as inspecting restaurants four times a year.

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Food
4:23 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

Where Y'Eat: Kimchi on Claiborne

Little Korea on South Claiborne Avenue.
Ian McNulty

Table-top grills and a palette of traditional side dishes mark a new Korean eatery. 

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Out To Lunch
1:00 pm
Mon November 26, 2012

Commander's Commanders

Lally Brennan, Peter Ricchiuti and Ti Martin.
Grant Morris It's New Orleans

In a city known for fine restaurants, Commander’s Palace is both a New Orleans legend and an ever-evolving enterprise, as revered behind the scenes among chefs and service industry workers as it is to the dining public.

On this edition of Out to Lunch owner/managers/cousins Lally Brennan and Ti Martin share the Commander's culture.

Food
4:11 pm
Thu November 22, 2012

Where Y'Eat: The Stuffed Wings of Destiny

Gourmet Butcher Block in Gretna.
Ian McNulty

How a butcher shop tradition, competitive vigor and football helped the unlikely turducken take wing across the nation's Thanksgiving tables.

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Food
4:20 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Where Y'Eat: A New Look for Noodles at Magasin

Banh mi on baguette at Magasin Café.
Ian McNulty

As Vietnamese flavors proliferate around New Orleans, Magasin Café makes some smart changes to the script.

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Food
4:09 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Where Y'Eat: Breaking the Sushi Mold at Chiba

Sushi at Chiba.
Ian McNulty

A new Japanese restaurant Uptown bring to mind the days when sushi was exotic and maybe even a little mysterious.

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Food
4:20 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

Where Y'Eat: Seafood, the Mexican Way

Chilangos Seafood in Kenner.
Ian McNulty

We have a handle on good seafood here in Louisiana, but a trip to Chilangos Seafood shows the delicious variety from a different approach, and maybe even a different accent.

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Food
4:30 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Where Y'Eat: Catfish Tradition, Through Thick or Thin

Thin-cut fried catfish at Middendorf's.
Ian McNulty

Badly damaged by Hurricane Isaac, a landmark Louisiana eatery is rebuilding once again.

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Food
4:00 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Where Y'Eat: Cajun Credibility at Toups’ Meatery

Cajun charcuterie is a specialty at Toups' Meatery.
Ian McNulty

Cajun tradition meets fine-dining chops at a delicious new find in New Orleans. 

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Food
4:09 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Where Y'Eat: A Mexican Revolution on Canal Street

The torta -- a Mexican-style sandwich -- at Canal Street Bistro.
Ian McNulty

A chef renowned for his upscale Mexican cuisine quietly transforms a Mid-City cafe. Just don't come looking for chips and salsa.

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