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What’s The Buzz? – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

The humble little honey bee is one of the most important players in our ecosystem. On this week’s show, we circle the globe in pursuit of a honey of a tale. We begin right here in our own backyard at the Audubon Zoo. While more exotic creatures may be what draw the crowds, both native…

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Tammany Taste Quick Bite: David Blossman – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

David Blossman is a man ahead of his time. Long before it was legal for him to drink, David was experimenting with home brewing, making small batches of beer as a hobby. At 17 years old, he invested his teenage savings into what would become the Abita Brewing Company. Over 30 years later, he’s now…

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To Ignatious With Love: A Culinary Tribute To: A Confederacy Of Dunces – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

John Kennedy Toole’s novel A Confederacy of Dunces is internationally revered for having captured the essence and eccentricity of New Orleans – and for introducing readers to its larger-than-life protagonist, Ignatius J. Reilly. On this week’s show, we take a culinary look between the pages of the book that, 37 years ago, was posthumously awarded…

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Orange CBD – Out to Lunch – It’s Baton Rouge

Because you live in Baton Rouge, you might be familiar with the Albert King lyric, “Everybody wants to go to Heaven but nobody wants to die.” We want to stay alive as long as we can, and we keep finding new ways to do it. On this edition of Out to Lunch we’re talking about…

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Flavors Of The African Diaspora – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

On this week’s show, we speak with three James Beard Award-winners to explore the history and culture of African American cooking and learn how African flavors are inspiring new dishes today. We begin with soul food scholar Adrian Miller, who describes his book, Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine, as love-letter to…

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Keto, Carbs & Cocktails – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

Whether your dietary concerns are based on weight loss, muscle gain, or heart health, there’s so much information and professional advice out there that it’s hard to know who to believe or what to eat. On this week’s show, we hear from the experts on everything from the current diet du jour, keto, to omega-3…

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Keto, Carbs & Cocktails – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

Whether your dietary concerns are based on weight loss, muscle gain, or heart health, there’s so much information and professional advice out there that it’s hard to know who to believe or what to eat. On this week’s show, we hear from the experts on everything from the current diet du jour, keto, to omega-3…

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Bees and Crickets – Out to Lunch – It’s Baton Rouge

Agriculture is one of Louisiana’s major industries. But while we know a lot about the rice, sugar cane and cattle farms around the state, there are other types of farms and aspects of farming you may not be so familiar with. For example, bees and crickets! David Fluker is a second gerneration cricket farmer. David…

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Change The Channel, Please – Louisiana Eats – It’s New Orleans

Reality food TV may be a boon for networks, but what happens to local chefs and restaurants after the cameras stop rolling? On this week’s Louisiana Eats, we talk to people who have participated in food TV in its various forms, with varying results. We begin with Helen Freund, restaurant critic and dining editor at…

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King and Queen Makers: The Power Behind the Power – Out to Lunch – It’s Baton Rouge

In politics there are the kings, and then there are the king makers: political consultants who are the power behind the power. In business, it’s not that different. There are the companies, and then there are the consultants, experts and industry associations who lobby on their behalf, help them shape their image, and guide them…

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