"If I had a crawfish, I'd crawfish in the morning, I'd crawfish in the evening and all over this land!" Well, maybe not. But we'd definitely make this killer crawfish pasta courtesy of Angelina's Zydeco Okra Cookbook, and maybe a couple other crawfish recipes, too.
This Sicilian ritual of St. Joseph feast day altars for March 19 is still celebrated in New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana. This is also one of the most magical evenings of the year when Mardi Gras Indians take to the streets all over town.
Big Chief Tyrone Casby of the Mohawk Hunters, came by the WWOZ Hospitality tent a few days ago to talk with us about all the state of the Mardi Gras tradition in 2012 and why Jazz Fest dedicated this year's Cultural Exchange Pavilion to Mardi Gras indian culture, performance, and artisanry.
Six blocks in the French Market will be lined with dozens of top Roadfood cooks from New Orleans and all across the country, including the debut of WWOZ's new drink O'Zinger. A taste of America's most celebrated dishes, all gathered in one place: a foodie's dream.
Celebration's in New Orleans pop-up year round, so, why should St. Patrick's Day be any different? New Orleans has a rich Irish history with the first St. Patrick's celebration taking place in 1809. So don your green, find a lucky four-leaf-clover and head out this St. Patty's weekend to take part in all the Irish pride!