Tom Fitzmorris

Chris Miller
April 11, 2017 - 9:24 am
New Orleans is experiencing a breakfast boom. It seems that more restaurants in the area are offering breakfast most days of the week, not just Sunday brunch. There are also a bunch of new places specializing in breakfast or serving exclusively breakfast foods all day. It used to be most restaurant...
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The Food Show with Tom Fitzmorris
March 29, 2017 - 6:43 pm
It’s gospel, as far as I’m concerned: no catfish you ever make will ever be as good as catfish rolled in cornmeal and deep-fried. As simple as that. If you want to give it some extra moxie, marinate it in something good, as I do in this recipe. The other article of faith concerns the great...
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March 23, 2017 - 4:46 pm
Monday Start Finish Program 1:00AM 5:00AM Amy Lawrence 5:00AM 8:00AM Taz & the Moose (Marc Malusis) 8:00AM 11:00AM The D.A. Show w/Damon Amendolara 11:00AM 2:00PM Jim Rome 2:00PM 3:00PM Tiki & Tierney (Tiki Barber & Brandon Tierney) 3:00PM 5:00PM Tom Fitzmorris w/"The Food Show" 5:00PM...
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The Food Show with Tom Fitzmorris
March 21, 2017 - 10:07 am
Tripletail is a fish found throughout the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean. It also swims up the Gulf Stream and into the Atlantic, where fishermen in the Carolinas sometimes catch it. There it’s better known by its other name–blackfish. But “tripletail” has a better ring, doesn’t it? That arises from...
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The Food Show with Tom Fitzmorris
March 20, 2017 - 8:43 am
Our annual survey of seafood in Southeast Louisiana this year counts down the 33 best seafood species enjoyed in our restaurants. Restaurants are able to get a wider variety of seafood than you or I could find in supermarkets. On the other hand, certain excellent species are not legally available...
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The Food Show with Tom Fitzmorris
March 16, 2017 - 12:07 pm
During the Lenten season, Sicilian dining traditions arise here and there around New Orleans. They celebrate St. Joseph’s Day, March 19. People with Italian heritage bring forth many dishes seen only at this time of year. Among them are two that involve species of fish only seen this time of year...
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The Food Show with Tom Fitzmorris
March 15, 2017 - 9:28 am
The large family of fish known as the jacks range from excellent (pompano) to terrible (jack crevalle). Amberjack is about in the middle of that range. It’s a nice off-white fish, with enough fat to give it an interesting flavor, but not so much as to make it taste strong or oily. Amberjack lives...
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The Food Show with Tom Fitzmorris
March 14, 2017 - 11:50 am
Long and narrow, the wahoo is a big fish. It grows to a hundred pounds at times, although it’s more usually twenty to fifty. The fish live in the blue-water areas of the Gulf of Mexico, grow quickly, and are in fairly large supply. The name, I hear, comes from what you say if you catch one; it’s...
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The Food Show with Tom Fitzmorris
March 10, 2017 - 10:21 am
Our annual survey of seafood in Southeast Louisiana this year counts down the 33 best seafood species that we find more in restaurants than in homes. For the full survey so far, click here. Or use the links at the bottom to move up and down the list. Salmon is the most widely-served fish in the...
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The Food Show with Tom Fitzmorris
January 27, 2017 - 10:30 am
A crawfish boil is THE great casual food party in South Louisiana, especially in the Cajun country. It’s also a celebration of springtime, when the crawfish are available in enough numbers and at a low enough price to buy them live by the sack. April and May are the peak of the crawfish season. It’...
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