Food

Ian McNulty

This Saints season brought more uncertainty than most, starting with whether we would even get one during the coronavirus crisis. But when it actually began I knew one thing for sure: The day after each game, I would eat red beans and rice while reading the sports page.

Chefs, Bartenders & History Buffs

Jan 17, 2021
The Napoleon House, circa 1900-1906
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division / Wikimedia Commons

There’s no getting around it. If you want to be a successful chef or bartender, you have to have a consuming passion for food, drink, and hospitality. Especially in New Orleans. But what distinguishes our city from many other dining destinations is the fact that we’re one of the oldest cities in America – with three centuries of history and tales too delicious to believe. On this week’s show, we meet three foodies whose appetite for history is as keen as their love for cooking and cocktails.


Chefs, Bartenders & History Buffs

Jan 17, 2021
The Napoleon House, circa 1900-1906
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division / Wikimedia Commons

There’s no getting around it. If you want to be a successful chef or bartender, you have to have a consuming passion for food, drink, and hospitality. Especially in New Orleans. But what distinguishes our city from many other dining destinations is the fact that we’re one of the oldest cities in America – with three centuries of history and tales too delicious to believe. On this week’s show, we meet three foodies whose appetite for history is as keen as their love for cooking and cocktails.


Chefs, Bartenders & History Buffs

Jan 17, 2021
The Napoleon House, circa 1900-1906
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division / Wikimedia Commons

There’s no getting around it. If you want to be a successful chef or bartender, you have to have a consuming passion for food, drink, and hospitality. Especially in New Orleans. But what distinguishes our city from many other dining destinations is the fact that we’re one of the oldest cities in America – with three centuries of history and tales too delicious to believe. On this week’s show, we meet three foodies whose appetite for history is as keen as their love for cooking and cocktails.


King cakes have become a popular cultural icon in New Orleans, though some still look for the satisfaction of an old classic style.
Ian McNulty

King cake at Carnival time — it’s instinctual in New Orleans. And yet this year much is different. Parades are canceled and  many of the places where we find king cake have changed, from schools to offices. But the spirit of Carnival season persists in many other facets of local culture, and king cakes represent one edible, readily accessible example.

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