Food & Drink

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
November 08, 2018 - 8:04 am
We are just two weeks away from Thanksgiving Day. The closer we get, the more I look forward to the big meal. In fact, for a week or two I have had a serious hankerin' for a slice of pumpkin pie with a dollop of whipped cream. It started when we were carving Halloween pumpkins and toasting pumpkin...
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David Blake
October 03, 2018 - 2:28 pm
Americas love affair with fast food shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control reports over a third of adults are eating fast food at least once a week, and in some cases, every day. It has raised concerns among health officials since many fast-food items are high in...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 25, 2018 - 6:44 am
Want some breakfast? For today's What to Eat Tuesday, I asked listeners to tell me where to get the best breakfast around town. Additionally, I wanted to know what their favorite dish is at that place. Ordering breakfast, though is like taking a quiz in school with all the questions. How do you...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 11, 2018 - 12:05 pm
When you want a meal that makes you feel good, reminds you of your family meals as a child, takes you back to another time or just tastes great and makes you happy; where do you go? We talked about comfort food on the What to Eat Tuesday during the Early Edition of WWL First News. A few people...
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September 06, 2018 - 1:24 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ A beloved New Orleans neighborhood bakery, known in the city for loaves of bread used to make ``poor boy'' sandwiches, has closed. The New Orleans Advocate reports that the retail shop attached to the Alois J. Binder Bakery closed without fanfare several weeks ago. And deliveries...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 28, 2018 - 10:46 am
We are looking for the best place to get seafood. I asked our producer, Sheldon, for some help with today's edition of What to Eat Tuesday. "Whatcha got a taste for?," I asked him. He said shrimp. So, that's what we did. I asked listeners to the Early Edition of WWL First News to text 870870 with...
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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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