Stories From The Back Of The House

Stories From The Back Of The House

Behind every great restaurant is a great chef. But that chef would be nothing without the scores of people in the front and the back of the house who turn a meal into a memorable experience. On this week's show, we get to know two unsung heroes of hospitality in New Orleans.

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Louisiana Eats: Time Travels Through Historic Restaurants

Louisiana Eats:  Time Travels Through Historic Restaurants

On this week’s show, we’re taking a tour of the iconic restaurants that have made a transformative impact on American cuisine.


We begin with acclaimed Yale history professor Paul Freedman, who explores two centuries of historical and cultural changes in his book Ten Restaurants That Changed America. Paul's list weaves together culinary and social historyfrom the innovators of roadside dining to the vanguards of haute cuisine.

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Louisiana Eats! Keeps It All In The Family

Louisiana Eats! Keeps It All In The Family

Have you ever noticed how many family business center around food? That’s especially true of the restaurant business! On this week’s Louisiana Eats!, we hear from several multigenerational restaurateurs of note.

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It's Carnival Time On Louisiana Eats!

It's Carnival Time On Louisiana Eats!

It's Carnival time in Louisiana! We'll take you into the secret realm of some of New Orleans' oldest Mardi Gras krewes by visiting Antoine's and Tujague's Restaurants. Antoine's fifth-generation proprietor Rick Blount gives us a tour of the Rex Room, the Proteus Room, the Twelfth Night Room, and the Hermes Bar. Then, Mark Latter of Tujague's shows us the infamous Krewe d'Etat Room, a place of rollicking misbehavior.

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