Food is as much a part of Louisiana culture as music and the arts. It's also a part of WWOZ — we've got plenty of recipes and features on festival foods and restaurants. What can we say, we like to eat.

So Long, Sugar Park

Mon, 11/17/08
Authored by Katya Apekina
The Sugar Park Tavern closed its doors in the Bywater last month. This week we hear from regulars and people in the neighborhood about what made Sugar Park special and what the future holds for the owners. Read more

A Tour of New Orlean's Hubig's Pie Factory

Sun, 11/02/08
Authored by Ben Pagac
I know you have seen them. Right next to the cash register, those fruit-filled turnover pies wrapped in glassy paper. This week we take a trip over to the Hubig's Pie factory in the Marigny and talk with the owner about what goes into making those delicious New Orleans pies. Read more

The Cream Rises to the Top

Thu, 09/25/08
Authored by Eve Abrams
Warren and Sandra Smith are a dying breed: family dairy farmers. Six years ago, they decided to stop losing money by selling their milk to producers, and began pasteurizing their milk themselves. That's both good and delicious news for Louisiana. Read more

The New Orleans Food Co-Op

Thu, 05/08/08
Authored by Eve Abrams
Affordable, safe, healthy food. That's what the New Orleans Food Co-Op wants to bring to the corner of St. Roch and St. Claude Avenues. And they want you to help. Music in this piece is by The Rebirth Brass Band and The Schatzy Band. Read more

June Festivals!

Sun, 05/11/08
Here's a sampling of some of the June festivals in Louisiana. Back to the Beach Festival The Back to the Beach Festival is a popular one held from May 30 - June 1, in Kenner, at the lake at the end of Williams Boulevard. Besides good local music, there is also a car sho... Read more

New Orleans Food Mysteries Explained

Thu, 04/24/08
New Orleans is known as one of the best cities in the world for its food. People come from all over to eat at our restaurants and eateries. If you are new to this area of the country and coming to your first Jazz Fest, then you might run into some foods that you not only h... Read more

Crawfish at Jazz Fest

Wed, 04/16/08
Secretly we think many of the visitors to the Jazz and Heritage Festival come for the food just as much as they come for the music. Some might own up to it after it was announced that this year’s newest dish offered at the fest is a Cajun Duck Po-Boy. For some of us, the... Read more

Dunbar's Creole Cooking

Tue, 12/04/07
Authored by Eve Troeh
Celestine Dunbar lost her infamous soul food restaurant on Freret Street after Hurricane Katrina. But her cooking found new life at Loyola Law School, where she's taken over the dining hall. Read more

The Food Talk Project

Sat, 01/12/08
Authored by Marie Lovejoy
Accessibility to healthy foods is still extremely limited in many New Orleans neighborhoods. Students at O. Perry Walker High School in Algiers partner with members of the Food and Farm Network to help educate members of their community about alternatives. To see some of ... Read more

Fruit Vendor

Tue, 06/12/07
Authored by Eve Troeh
New Orleans' only door-to-door produce vendor, "Okra," is an important part of the fabric of several neighborhoods. We take a ride along in his truck. Read more

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