Leah Chase Remembers Edgar 'Dooky' Chase, Jr.

Leah Chase Remembers Edgar 'Dooky' Chase, Jr.

Edgar "Dooky" Chase, Jr., the patriarch of the Chase family who passed away at the end of 2016, helped in making Dooky Chase’s Restaurant the landmark establishment it is today. Here, his wife of 70 years, Chef Leah Chase, shares memories of her husband, his life as a musician and the quiet role he played behind the scenes in the Civil Rights movement.

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Louisiana Eats: 10 Years After Katrina, Part 1 — Tragedy To Triumph

Louisiana Eats: 10 Years After Katrina, Part 1 — Tragedy To Triumph

As the 10th anniversary of the storm approaches, the echoes of Hurricane Katrina and resulting levee failures continue to affect individuals and businesses within the food industry. On this week's Louisiana Eats!, we begin our two-part series on the storm with stories about the aftermath of Katrina on local bars, restaurants and facilities; and learn how the community has come back in a big way.

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Cultural Tourism At Its Finest: Food Studies In New Orleans

Cultural Tourism At Its Finest: Food Studies In New Orleans

Using food as a way to understand the world is something your parents probably never studied in college, but it’s has become a popular discipline in the past decade. Each year, professor Meryl Rosofsky brings students from NYU’s food studies program to New Orleans for a week-long cultural immersion. We join them at Dooky Chase to hear if their preconceptions of New Orleans are being shed

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