Tom Fitzmorris

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Jim Hanzo
June 03, 2019 - 4:17 pm
Leah Chase who died Saturday was a special lady who loved her city. WWL's food expert Tom Fitzmorris said everybody knew the Queen of Creole cooking. She was known and revered around the world, Fitzmorris said. I'm not exaggerating, she was known everywhere she went, certainly in New Orleans and...
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Jim Hanzo
April 26, 2019 - 8:53 am
Going to Jazz Fest? Do you have you favorite must have food at the fest? WWL Food Show expert Tom Fitzmorris has his favorites as well. "My longtime favorite at Jazz Fest is Boudin," Fitzmorris said. "The boudin at Jazz Fest has always been great and I look ahead to the next time they are going to...
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The Food Show with Tom Fitzmorris
April 25, 2019 - 3:18 am
The food scene this weekend is dominated by the Jazz Festival, where the eats are as good as the music, and in exactly the same way. In the past few years of the Jazz Festival, the food offerings seem to have reached a plateau. A few new vendors appear, but they fade into the familiar array. It’s a...
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The Food Show with Tom Fitzmorris
April 25, 2019 - 3:00 am
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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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