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: A Haunting Halloween – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

It s Halloween and there s no place better in the world to celebrate All Hallow s Eve than in the the ghost laden state of Louisiana To get you in the spirit, on this week s show, we tour the cities of the dead, learning tombside all about our dearly departed culinary legends from Sally Asher, author of Stories From the Saint Louis Cemetaries of New Orleans. Then, we learn all about the business of writing tales of the dead with Times Picayune obituary writer, John Pope, who compiled years of work in a collection of obituaries Getting Off At Elysian Fields. You ll be amazed to learn that John has prepared files full of obituaries for famous New Orleanians years before their actual demise. Finally, we ll tour famous French Quarter haunts where Chef Duke Locicero introduces us to Caf Giovanni s little girl ghost and then we conjure up the famous cross dressing ghost at Tujague s Get ready for a hauntingly good time on this week s Louisiana Eats

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