Food & Drink

Trader Giotto's Penne Arrabbiata is shown in from of Trader Joe's Friday, July 31, 2020, in Salt Lake City. The popular grocery chain Trader Joe's says it won't be changing ethnic-sounding labels on its line of Mexican, Chinese and other international foods, adding they are not racist. Earlier this month the company said it was looking at changing some labels. But now it says it has no problem with ethnic-food labels like Trader Jose's, Trader Ming's and Arabian Joe. Other Trader Joe's names cited include Arabian Joe for Middle Eastern food, Trader Giotto's for Italian and Trader Joe San for Japanese cuisine. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Associated Press
July 31, 2020 - 7:46 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trader Joe's, which said earlier this month it was moving to change the names of some of its products after an online petition denounced them as racist, now says it will stick with labels like Trader Jose's and Trader Ming's for Mexican and Asian food. “We want to be clear: we...
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Johnny Lopez
July 28, 2020 - 7:37 pm
McDonald’s has announced it will permanently shutter approximately 200 restaurants across the United States. The closures come as the burgen chain has seen its lowest quarterly profits in 13 years.
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WWL Newsroom
May 25, 2020 - 8:33 am
With Memorial Day being an unofficial kick-off to summer, many will be grilling today.
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Commander’s Palace employees prepare food.
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Amos Morale III
March 19, 2020 - 5:40 pm
With restrictions being placed on New Orleans area businesses to slow the spread of Covid-19, restaurants have had to adjust their business models.
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Chef John Folse chats with Scoot.
January 30, 2020 - 11:43 am
Chef John Folse received the Ella Brennan Lifetime Achievement award from the New Orleans Wine & Food Experience Wednesday night.
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Have your king cake and eat it too!
Thomas Perumean
January 12, 2020 - 9:46 am
If you're watching your carbs, calories, fat, gluten, blood sugar, blood pressure, or waist line, now you have your king cake and eat it too! Ochsner Health and Caluda Cottage Catering have teamed up to create the Eat-Fit-King-Cake. This new creation addresses the needs of many these days who have...
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Don Ames
December 06, 2019 - 4:53 pm
Earl Bernhardt, the co-founder of the Tropical Isle bar and co-inventor of the world famous "Hand Grenade" cocktail has died. He was 80. Bernhardt and his business partner Pam Fortner opened the Tropical Isle on Bourbon Street in 1984 and made a name selling their invention: the "New Orleans Hand...
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Make sure you handle that bird the right way
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Thomas Perumean
November 27, 2019 - 7:30 am
More than 46-million turkeys will be cooked this week for Thanksgiving according to the USDA. The Department of Agriculture wants to encourage food safety so leftovers are all that linger after the traditional meal. USDA Food Safety Expert Janice Lopez-Munoz says always clean your hands and...
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Start that turkey prep today!
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WWL Newsroom
November 25, 2019 - 7:05 am
by Patty Burnaman Today is the day to start your Thanksgiving meal prep, and since the turkey is the star of the show, you want to be sure to get it right. Award winning Chef Duke Locicero, tells us the first thing you need to do for that perfect turkey, is to defrost and brine it. Chef Duke says...
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