Food & Drink

Blue Crab Ravigote/Commanders Palace Reveillon Menu
The Food Show with Tom Fitzmorris
December 21, 2018 - 7:38 pm
Scott Colomb, who compiles all the web pages for the WWL radio stations, asked me to make a few short videos this morning at Commander’s Palace. Why there he didn’t say, except to note that Commander’s is celebrating its 125th anniversary. And theat restaurant is largely but not entirely booked up...
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Commander's Palace
The Food Show with Tom Fitzmorris
December 21, 2018 - 1:59 am
Fifty Best Restaurants Open On Christmas Eve. This year, Christmas is Tuesday. That puts Christmas Eve–one of the busiest days of the year for first-class restaurants–on Monday evening. A lot of restaurants are closed on Mondays, but for this Monday, you will find that many of those places will be...
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Desi Vega's Seafood and Prime Steaks
The Food Show with Tom Fitzmorris
December 16, 2018 - 2:45 am
It may be the happiest season of all, when we survey the best restaurants that appeared in New Orleans for the first time--or came back from the dead. Here is my top dozen such restaurants. The twelve best, because food comes by the dozen. And to give readers a bonus over the standard ten-best that...
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Saba, Chef Alon Shaya
Scoot
December 07, 2018 - 9:55 am
I think the American story is about being open and I think the American story is about sharing traditions and sharing histories. I was born in Israel and immigrated to this country when I was 4 with my family. I had an opportunity to live out that American dream and fall in love with this country...
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Don Ames
December 01, 2018 - 12:32 pm
New Orleans' home to the 'Hurricane' and dueling pianos is turning 85. "Our anniversary is actually December 3rd, but we're having our 85th anniversary party on Sunday, the 2nd," says Charlie Bateman, Vice-president of Operations at Pat O'Brien's. Pat O's didn't celebrate its anniversary with a...
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November 22, 2018 - 4:06 pm
(WWL.com) - You’ve probably heard it before. The tryptophan in turkey harnesses the power to induce sleepiness. Although it’s a topic of conversation that pops up every Thanksgiving, clinical dietitian Grace Mansfield with Ocshner Hospital in Baton Rouge said the legend of the bird is a myth. "They...
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Don Ames
November 22, 2018 - 10:43 am
Today is America's feast day...a day when diets go out the window. Thanksgiving is, perhaps, the country's biggest day of indulgence...a holiday celebration that seems to be centered on food. And, it's also not a day to beat yourself up for breaking a diet, either. Molly Kimball, Registered...
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Scoot
November 21, 2018 - 8:40 pm
I had the opportunity to speak with Chef Christopher Lusk, chef at The Steakhouse at Harrah's Casino, about all things Thanksgiving cooking. Lusk isn't from New Orleans, but he loves the city. “It's the people. We have people that love food. We have great ingredients. We have a great city. What...
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November 21, 2018 - 6:25 pm
(WWL.com) - 21 years ago Glenn Mistich introduced John Madden, and by extension the country, to a Louisiana original, the Turducken. Mistich, who runs Gourmet Butcher Block in Gretna with his wife, was summoned before the December 7th Rams game by WWL’s Bob Delgiorno to bring the voice of football...
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