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Louisiana Eats

On Louisiana Eats! NOLA food icon Poppy Tooker takes us into Louisiana's wide open fields, deep waters, bustling markets, and busy kitchens. Poppy's people are carrying on the traditions of Louisiana's wholly local but universally celebrated food, from farm to table, and sometimes barroom! Poppy roams the State to find the folks whose inspiration and innovation are taking the abundant wealth of Louisiana's food culture into the future. Let's eat!

 

Partying With The Pros March 30, 2019

Spring festival season is upon us, so on this week’s Louisiana Eats we’re going to get you ready to be the host—or hostess—with the mostess!

 

No one knows how to entertain quite like like Julia Reed. In her book, But Mama Always Put Vodka in Her Sangria! she offers a number of stories from a lifetime of rollicking culinary escapades. Julia lets us in on some tips for hosting a cocktail party for the ages.

 

When it comes to throwing a party, weddings are as big as they come. And the Remedy Room is at your service to make sure your guests' pre-wedding revelry doesn't interfere with the big day. Dr. Mignonne Mary tells us how her infusion therapy keeps the city hydrated and healthy. As she explains, there's more to what they do than help people recover after a long night out.

 

And finally, we raise a glass with a man who’s got whiskey in his blood—Bulleit Bourbon founder Tom Bulleit. He explains what propelled him to bite the bullet and pursue a full-time career in whiskey.

 

For more of all things Louisiana Eats, be sure to visit us at PoppyTooker.com.

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