Food & Drink

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 22, 2018 - 1:13 pm
Did you hear about the restaurant that received threats after it stop serving crinkle cut fries? True story. It happened in Maine where new owners of a 50+ year old restaurant decided to serve regular cut fries instead. It got us talking on the Early Edition of WWL First News. Which kind of fries...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 21, 2018 - 10:07 am
This week on What to Eat Tuesday we asked listeners to tell us where to get the best fried chicken around town. We got more than 100 texts between 5:00am and 6:00am at 870870 from people who have a clear favorite. The range from gas stations to fine dining. Like so many other foods, Southeast...
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Where can you get the best steak around town? That was the question on this week's edition of What to Eat Tuesday. Some listeners texted in suggestions for high end steak houses, while others are happy with less expensive options. One thing is for sure, we have a lot of steak lovers and a lot of...
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Don Ames
July 30, 2018 - 6:58 am
It's a great time of year to live in the metro New Orleans area. It may be hot, but there are some cool deals to take advantage of this summer. New Orleans & Company kicks off the 2018 'Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown' promotion and 'COOLinary New Orleans Restaurant Month' this week. "It's...
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Where can you get the best Mexican food around Southeast Louisiana and New Orleans? As we celebrate today being National Tequila Day, that's what we asked for What to Eat Tuesday on the Early Edition of WWL First News. Of the scores of texted suggestions we got at 870870 from 5:00am to 6:00am, the...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
July 23, 2018 - 10:11 am
I have never used on of those restaurant deliver apps, but clearly many people do use them. WWL's Don Ames reported today that it is fueling continued growth in the local restaurant scene. There are a record number of restaurants in greater New Orleans. That's due in part to the delivery income...
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Don Ames
July 23, 2018 - 6:56 am
A home-delivery boom is changing the restaurant business. Growth in the local restaurant industry seems to be coming mostly from those who are dining at home. WWL Food Show host and restaurant critic, Tom Fitzmorris, isn't crazy about the trend, but admits the trend is taking diners away from their...
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