Tom Fitzmorris

Don Ames
January 14, 2019 - 7:53 am
A recent article in the New York Times says the classic New Orleans dish, gumbo, is dead. The article goes on to say that gumbo is disappearing from local restaurant menus. WWL Food Show host Tom Fitzmorris begs to differ. "Every restaurant I go to, with almost no exceptions...they always have...
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Chris Miller
December 31, 2018 - 10:57 am
Live your best New Year's Eve life with tips from "Mr Food" It's New Year's Eve, a big night for going out! Tonight ranks up their with Valentine's Day and Mother's Day for restaurants, but even if you didn't make a reservation, WWL Food Show host Tom Fitzmorris says you might get lucky if you just...
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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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Don Ames
July 16, 2018 - 6:50 am
The metro New Orleans area is enjoying a multitude of restaurants, offering a wide choice of dining experiences. In fact, some are saying the city has more restaurants than its post-Katrina population can support. Does New Orleans have too many restaurants? WWL Food Show host and restaurant critic...
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Jim Hanzo
July 10, 2018 - 10:56 am
A new trend in restaurants? Just pull up a stool. More and more establishments are using barstools to seat their patrons. Food show host and restaurant critic Tom Fitzmorris explains why. "What typically happens is that the restaurateur sees an opportunity to get more customers per square foot than...
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Don Ames
June 18, 2018 - 9:36 am
New Orleans area restaurants say they need help. A nation-wide worker shortage is being felt in New Orleans A tight labor market and an explosion of new restaurants have made finding and keeping help ever more difficult across the country. "There's no doubt about it," says WWL Food Show host and...
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