Food

Ian McNulty

The coronavirus crisis has altered nearly every corner of social life, local tradition and business norms. The next example is a New Orleans experience that intersects all of these realms: Saints football.  

Ian McNulty

People in Louisiana are renowned for food, from top restaurants to tailgate cooking. But no culinary magic is required for the most important meals we ever put on a plate: the ones we serve to others in need. Once again many people in Louisiana have been thrust into that position by Hurricane Laura.

Louisiana Eats: Katrina - A Long Look Back

Aug 29, 2020

On August 29th, 2005 Hurricane Katrina and the resulting levee failures changed everything for many Louisiana residents. This week, we hear stories about the hurricane's aftermath from individuals within the city's food industry.

Ian McNulty

Food isn’t the first thing that comes to mind on Hurricane Katrina anniversaries. And yet, for me, the story of how New Orleans people fought their way back after Katrina is entwined with tales of our food.

These are sense memories, anchored somewhere latent and deep, involuntarily evoked now by everyday life in this city.  

Louisiana Eats: An Artistic Feast

Aug 23, 2020
Jonathan Evans

Food is an inspirational muse for artists of all disciplines. On this week's show, we explore the
many intersections of food and art from the visual to the written word. We begin with muralist Zac Maras who recently turned the exterior of Toups Meatery on North Carrollton in New Orleans into a riotous celebration of Louisiana foods. The story behind the mural is the subject of a new
documentary by filmmakers Jonathan Evans and Marian Gay.  Video of the mural being made can be seen on the Louisiana Eats youtube channel here:  Mural

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