Tom Fitzmorris

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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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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Don Ames
February 23, 2018 - 10:26 am
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, New Orleans restaurants are receiving plenty of praise across the country. New Orleans' Cajun and Creole cuisine has long been acclaimed world-wide. And it's being copied from coast to coast. Copycat Cajun restaurants have been around for years, but...
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