Louisiana Eats: Getting Into the Spirit at Tales of the Cocktail

Louisiana Eats: Getting Into the Spirit at Tales of the Cocktail

It's that magical time of year in New Orleans when cocktailians and spirits experts from around the world come together in the blazing heat for the world's pre-eminent cocktail festival, Tales of the Cocktail. On this week's show, we're giving you an insider's view into the Crescent City’s most spirited gathering. 

We begin with Kate Gerwin, the first American and first woman to win the Bols Around The World championship in bartending. Kate discusses her career owning and operating award-winning establishments, and the story behind Girls With Bols, her game changing mentorship program for female bartenders.

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Louisiana Eats: We're Going Whole Hog... Literally

Louisiana Eats: We're Going Whole Hog... Literally

On this week’s show, we’re inviting you to a midsummer barbecue for the ages! We’re traveling through country pithouses and urban kitchens in search of the best whole hog barbecue.

We begin with Rien Fertel, author of The One True Barbecue, who demystifies the role of the pitmaster in the tradition of whole hog barbecue in Tennessee and the Eastern Carolinas.Rien’s exhaustive research led him to some of the smokiest and most storied barbecue shacks in America.

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