Food & Drink

November 05, 2017 - 11:05 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser is heading to New York with 10 chefs to promote Louisiana cuisine. The tourism marketing trip is planned for Monday through Wednesday. Nungesser's Office of Tourism is partnering with the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board and the...
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October 06, 2017 - 10:57 am
The 2nd Annual Beignet Fest, scheduled for Saturday in City Park, has been rescheduled out of an abundance of caution, with the public’s safety in mind. With the support of New Orleans City Park and a host of food vendors, the Beignet Fest will move to Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 10AM-6PM...
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September 22, 2017 - 7:14 am
Michelle Southern reporting The pumpkin spice craze is in full swing as it is around this time every year, and experts say there's science behind your autumn craving. Dr. Michelle Moore is a psychologist at LSU Health New Orleans, and she says people have natural reactions to certain scents, and...
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August 04, 2017 - 3:47 pm
It’s Louis Armstrong’s birthday, in 1901. He claimed to have been born on the Fourth of July, but official records say otherwise. After all these years, it’s mostly jazz buffs who understand just what a sweeping effect he had on the music of America. And the music of rest of the world, for that...
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David Blake
August 04, 2017 - 12:41 pm
The Great American Seafood Cook-Off is tomorrow at the New Orleans Convention Center. It's a battle for top honors in the restaurant industry. Louisiana Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser is fired up about the event. ''We've got chefs from all over the country that will be competing to become either the...
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The Food Show with Tom Fitzmorris
August 03, 2017 - 7:46 pm
It’s National Watermelon Day. The National Watermelon Promotion Board seems to know nothing about this. However, they do have a wealth of information and recipes here. My old traffic reporter Don Wilbanks once gave me some slices of golden watermelon, which I’d never tasted. The color of a...
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Jim Hanzo
July 27, 2017 - 8:54 am
New Orleans received a top 10 ranking for food cities in the world. It's pretty high marks from the latest edition of Food & Wine magazine. It its August edition, the magazine has New Orleans ranked with the likes of Paris, Florence, Italy, Hong Kong, Toronto, and London. The only U.S. cities...
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Chris Miller
June 28, 2017 - 11:20 am
You'd think people eating out more often would be a good thing for restaurants, right? It turns out, there may be a downside to that. Millennials may be dining out up to five times a week, but it's driving business towards more casual restaurants, not white-tablecloth establishments "For maybe a...
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June 23, 2017 - 6:21 am
Southeast Louisiana is ready to party after a couple days of dodging Tropical Storm Cindy. And, there are a couple of events just made to order this weekend. The 11th annual Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival is Saturday and Sunday in Armstrong Park. It's one of four free festivals presented each year...
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