Louisiana Eats! Celebrates The Lunar New Year – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

Mardi Gras may be over, but festivities for the Lunar New Year have just begun On this week s Louisiana Eats , we celebrate the Year of the Goat the way they do in China, with a baijiu toast, coutesy of bajiu enthusiast Derek Sandhaus. Derek explains to us the story behind the ancient Chinese liquor and its recent emergence in the West. Then we ll check in with our roving reporter Ian McNulty about this weekend s Tet Festival at Mary Queen of Vietnam in New Orleans East. Gabriella Gershonson of Every Day With Rachel Ray shows us to host a dim sum brunch, and John Georges, Master Distiller of Angostura Rum, gives us a look at how they ferment, distill and age their famous liquor.