Food & Drink

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 29, 2018 - 11:29 am
I was inspired today to ask listeners to name their favorite "Louisiana food." It came after WWL TV posted the Louisiana Food Bracket (link below). Deciding some of the battles was not easy. When I got to shrimp po boy vs. hot sausage po boy, how could I decide? I ended up with gumbo versus...
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The Food Show with Tom Fitzmorris
March 09, 2018 - 7:25 pm
Crab cakes are not native to New Orleans, but you would never know that to look at menus or recent local cookbooks. They moved in from Maryland in the early 1990s, replacing the good old stuffed crab, and igniting the issue that rages wherever crab cakes are found: Which restaurant makes the best?...
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The Food Show with Tom Fitzmorris
March 02, 2018 - 7:07 pm
Drago Cvitanovich has been the oyster king of New Orleans for four decades–and that’s saying something. Like most other people in the oyster business, he was a Croatian immigrant. When he opened his restaurant in the 1970s, he kept his ties with his countrymen down the river, and as a result always...
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February 14, 2018 - 6:51 pm
(WWL.com) - Catholics worldwide are cutting back on eating meat for the season of Lent, in most places, that’s a sacrifice, but for spoiled bayou Catholics, it’s not too tough. Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board member Chalin Delaune says this year’s Lenten harvest is looking great,...
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November 30, 2017 - 10:21 pm
How much do you know about beer? What's the difference between a stout and an ale? Do all beers contain hops? Take our quiz to find out if you are a true beer connoisseur.
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November 22, 2017 - 6:29 pm
Thanksgiving is a special time of the year where friends and family gather together to give thanks for what they are grateful for, only to wind up in line at the mall for Black Friday sales later that night. But for some, Thanksgiving is a holiday filled with stress and dread for their fellow...
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November 10, 2017 - 10:47 pm
Have you ever pulled into the drive-thru for a McFlurry or Sundae, only to be told the ice cream machine is down? The developers of an iPhone app hope to have your fix. Ice Check allows people to find their closest McDonald’s and tell at a glance whether its ice cream machine is up or down. The app...
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