Food TV On The Radio

Food TV On The Radio

On this week's show, we look at the role food television plays in the lives of several chefs here in New Orleans. 

We begin with one of the youngest stars of food TV, Kaj Hecht, the recent winner of Chopped Junior. To get an understanding of how the 10-year-old New Orleans local came to be a contestant on the program, we invited Kaj and his father Michael into our studio.

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Louisiana Eats Fishes With The Reel Masters

Louisiana Eats Fishes With The Reel Masters

On this week’s show, we’re looking at the role fishing plays in the lives of some of the greatest chefs in the South.

We begin with Susan Schadt, author of Reel Masters. Susan went fishing and caught portraits of eight renowned chefs who treasure the sport.

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Louisiana Eats: Local Favorites & Authentic Flavors

Louisiana Eats: Local Favorites & Authentic Flavors

The Louisiana restaurant scene has never been hotter. On this week's show, we're touring some special eateries that should be on your radar.

We begin with best buds Aaron Sánchez and John Besh, who reveal the genesis of their collaboration Johnny Sánchez, a restaurant that combines their names and individual culinary sensibilities.

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Louisiana Eats: Besh, Black Pots & Beyond

Louisiana Eats: Besh, Black Pots & Beyond

On this week's Louisiana Eats!, we join Chef John Besh in the Rouse’s Culinary Innovation Center, located at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum, for a lesson in cooking up some oyster stew. We also talk about John's newly released book, Besh Big Easy, which focuses on traditional dishes that he believes are disappearing from Louisiana dinner tables.

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Louisiana Eats! Takes A Virtual Tour Of France

Louisiana Eats! Takes A Virtual Tour Of France

On this week's Louisiana Eats!, we take a virtual trip to Paris. Our first stop is a rendezvous with New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu at the St. Roch Market – a place where charcuterie, crepes and cheeses are served – much like in a Parisian marché.

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Imitators Vs. Innovators: Imported Asian Seafood & Modern Mexican Cuisine

Imitators Vs. Innovators: Imported Asian Seafood & Modern Mexican Cuisine

The interior of Aaron Sanchez and John Besh’s new restaurant is split into two designs: one that looks like the iconic architecture of New Orleans, and the other is an homage to Sanchez’s vibrant tattooed body. Even though both of these chefs have found success independently, their new collaboration at Johnny Sanchez is having each chef second guess what they took for granted. 

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Chef John Besh Shares His Life Lessons

Chef John Besh Shares His Life Lessons

Chef John Besh's Cooking from the Heart documents his journey through the domestic and European kitchens that have influenced his palette and cooking style. This week on Louisiana Eats! we'll cook a dish with John at Restaurant August and then join him in the dining room for a conversation about his career. 

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