And The James Beard Award Goes Too...

And The James Beard Award Goes Too...

The James Beard Awards honor the best of the best in the American culinary world. With this year's awards gala right around the corner, join us this week for a chat with several James Beard Award nominees and winners.

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Portraits Of Two Chefs

Portraits Of Two Chefs

This week, we’re sharing portraits of two chef-artists, tracing their paths from cradle to culinary greatness. 

First, we hear from James Beard Award-winning chef John Currence, whose upbringing in New Orleans has informed his illustrious restaurant career based in Oxford, Mississippi. John describes the through-lines of his craft, which includes a strong sense of place and a healthy dose of humility.

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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: Champions Of Breakfast

Louisiana Eats: Champions Of Breakfast

On this week's show, we're up at the crack at dawn to examine what many consider to be the most important meal of the day: breakfast.

First, we speak with John Currence, the James Beard Award-winning chef who has earned the title of "Big Bad Chef" at his revered restaurant, Big Bad Breakfast. John tells us tall tales from his breakfast joint in Oxford, Mississippi.

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Traditional Dishes Served At The New Year's Table

Traditional Dishes Served At The New Year's Table

Every holiday has its own of traditions, and New Year's Day is no exception. On this week's Louisiana Eats! we'll hear about a bowl of hoppin' john made with the freshest ingredients, the superstitions behind black-eyed peas, and a roasted cabbage beyond your wildest dreams.


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