On Louisiana Eats! NOLA food icon Poppy Tooker takes us into Louisiana's wide open fields, deep waters, bustling markets, and busy kitchens. Poppy's people are carrying on the traditions of Louisiana's wholly local but universally celebrated food, from farm to table, and sometimes barroom! Poppy roams the State to find the folks whose inspiration and innovation are taking the abundant wealth of Louisiana's food culture into the future. Let's eat!
2013: Louisiana Eats! Year In Review
December 27, 2013
As 2013 comes to an end we're looking back at some of our favorite interviews from the past year on Louisiana Eats!. We spoke with the team from Bayou Teche Brewingduring Carnival season to find out what they'd been brewing for the holiday and how they celebrate Mardi Gras Day in Acadiana. And as the festival season continued, we hung out with Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes to find out what fuels them... Read More »
Stylish And Debauched: A Guide To The Bars Of The French Quarter
December 13, 2013
On this week's Louisiana Eats! Poppy goes for a tour around the French Quarter withthe authors of the French Quarter Drinking Companion, a new guide to the classy drinking establishments and debauched hole-in-the-walls in the Vieux Carré. We'll also be joined by the master distiller of Tanqueray gin and visit the new mobile unit that's delivering farmer's goods to the Baton Rouge public. Read More »
Michel Nischan, Toby Rodriguez, and Brian Kyzar are all men with grand ambitions. Even though they work in different parts of the country, they each plan to bring about changes within their niche of the food industry. Michel's been in the game for over 35 years. Among the many jobs he's had, Michel's done farm work, cooked in a kitchen, and opened a restaurant with Paul Newman. Now he's focused on changing food policy on the... Read More »