Louisiana Eats

Hosted ByPoppy Tooker

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!

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.

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