Blinded By Science

Blinded By Science

On this week's show, we meet some mad scientists of the culinary world and uncover some of the greatest technical secrets of the kitchen and bar. We begin with culinary inventor Dave Arnold at New York’s former Booker and Dax, whose collaborations with Chef Wylie Dufresne have resulted in magical molecular gastronomy. He tells us about some of his wildest experiments in the kitchen.

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Students at the Louisiana Culinary Institute had their professional and personal lives taped for an entire semester for a new reality television show called "The Freshmen Class."

Students at the Louisiana Culinary Institute had their professional and personal lives taped for an entire semester for a new reality television show called "The Freshmen Class."

The Tulane University Center for Culinary Medicine has found a new home on Broad Street. We'll be joined by the movers and shakers of the program on this week's Louisiana Eats!, including Dr. Gourmet and the country's first medical school chef.

Then, members of the Louisiana Culinary Institute join us to discuss their experience being filmed for a new reality TV show on the Cooking Channel called The Freshmen Class.

Plus, Harold McGee discusses the science of some household staples, and Frank McMains swings by with another great tip for dining in Louisiana.

A Smorgasbord of Guests

On this week’s Louisiana Eats! Poppy chats with actor Christian LeBlanc, her co-host during this summer’s Dining Out for Life Event.

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Then, Joe Brock and Harold McGee talk about raising chickens in the city and what you can do with the eggs they lay.

We’ll wrap things up with a discussion about Food Hubs from Kathleen Merrigan, the USDA’s Deputy Secretary, and hear about a favorite dining spot in Shreveport from our newest roving reporter.