Louisiana Eats! Louisiana Eats! is a radio show for people who cook and people who love to eat well — all with a Louisiana point of view and Poppy's distinctive Louisiana voice. In each program listeners join Poppy as she meets people who produce, cook, and eat the foods we enjoy and treasure — exploring kitchens and stores, farms and waterways where favorite foods are produced and prepared. And because Louisianans love all kinds of food, Poppy wont limit herself to shrimp creole and hot sauce!
Louisiana Eats!

Louisiana Eats!

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Louisiana Eats! is a radio show for people who cook and people who love to eat well — all with a Louisiana point of view and Poppy's distinctive Louisiana voice. In each program listeners join Poppy as she meets people who produce, cook, and eat the foods we enjoy and treasure — exploring kitchens and stores, farms and waterways where favorite foods are produced and prepared. And because Louisianans love all kinds of food, Poppy wont limit herself to shrimp creole and hot sauce!More from Louisiana Eats! »

Most Recent Episodes

Louisiana Eats: Culinary Couples

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and we're in the mood for love on this week's episode! In this hour, we meet two culinary couples who are making a mark on the New Orleans restaurant scene.

Sherds & Shipwrecks

On this week's show, we look at New Orleans history through the lens of the city's material culture. We begin at the Historic New Orleans Collection, which has played host to an annual gathering of antiques experts, collectors, and aficionados for over a decade. We speak to Philippe Halbert , who presented original research at the Antiques Forum centered on the material culture of the French Atlantic world.

Louisiana Eats: Talking Trash

Americans waste more than 373 Million pounds of food each day. That's a pound per person. On this week's show, we're talking trash — in a productive way, of course! We meet a few individuals who are working to tackle the widespread problem of food and water waste.

Louisiana Eats: Hitting The Books

On this week's show, we delve into the wonderful world of cookbooks. We begin with Chef Isaac Toups , who collaborated with acclaimed food writer Jennifer Cole on his debut cookbook, Chasing the Gator . The book pulls back the curtain on the new guard of Cajun cooking. Visit our website to hear a full-length Quick Bites podcast with Isaac , which includes a cracklins tasting and a round of Cajun games.

Louisiana Eats: In Memorium 2018: Culinary Legends Lost

On this week's show, we look back on the lives of some extraordinary people we lost in 2018. We begin by revisiting our 2011 conversation with the late, great Anthony Bourdain . We had the opportunity to speak with Anthony after he was hired as a scriptwriter for the HBO series, Treme . Seven years later, we were absolutely devastated when we heard of Anthony's suicide and remembered that long ago conversation.

Louisiana Eats: Serving Up Great Restaurants With A Slice Of History

When it comes to historic restaurants, there's no place like home – if you're lucky enough to call New Orleans home! On this week's show, we time travel through the storied past of iconic French Quarter landmark, the Napoleon House . Chef Chris Montero gives us a tour of the historic property, from the bar to the cupola and all points in between. As it turns out, in addition to being an accomplished chef, Chris is also a passionate preservationist and historian. He shares two centuries worth of

Louisiana Eats: Eat It To Eradicate It

On this week's show, we explore the intersections between hunting, gathering, fishing, and our changing environment. We begin at the Best of Bycatch dinner at the Southern Food & Beverage Museum, where a highly invasive fish is on the menu: the Asian Carp.

Louisiana Eats: Hold The Liquor

A growing trend in the craft cocktail movement has bartenders mixing drinks with little to no alcohol, shifting their focus to flavor. On this week's show, we'll explore the new wave of non-alcoholic craft drinks, starting with cocktail vanguards Don Lee and Bobby Murphy, who experiment with non-alcoholic ingredients at the New York City establishment Existing Conditions .

Louisiana Eats: Confection Affection

On this week's show, we indulge our sweet tooth with the help of some influential dessert makers. We visit the Swiss Confectionery , a family-run bakeshop that's been in business in New Orleans for almost a century. Their custom-made delicacies are fixtures at New Orleans weddings, birthdays, and other celebrations.

Louisiana Eats: Angling for the Elusive Salmon

Ora King is a sustainably raised salmon from New Zealand with a delicious history. On this week's show, we travel to three cities to meet three chefs—all finalists in an international competition to create the most inventive Ora King salmon dish.

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