Louisiana cuisine

January 02, 2018 - 3:32 pm
(WWL.com) -- The arctic blast keeping Louisianans indoors is threatening this year’s crawfish harvest. The state’s winters are usually wet and mild, perfect conditions for breeding plenty of big crawfish, but the near record lows have halted production. Louisiana Crawfish Promotion Board President...
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Chris Miller
December 22, 2017 - 11:23 am
If your holiday menu includes boiled mudbugs, you can find them out there, but as it often is with early-season crawfish, be prepared to pay more. Crawfish farmers are pulling up mudbugs, says LSU crawfish expert Dr. Greg Lutz, but not in huge numbers yet. "It's still early in the season," said...
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October 06, 2017 - 10:57 am
The 2nd Annual Beignet Fest, scheduled for Saturday in City Park, has been rescheduled out of an abundance of caution, with the public’s safety in mind. With the support of New Orleans City Park and a host of food vendors, the Beignet Fest will move to Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 10AM-6PM...
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Jim Hanzo
April 21, 2017 - 9:10 am
If you have been putting off getting crawfish for that boil, there is good news. Prices have dropped since Lent. That's because the demand for the mudbugs goes down after Easter according to Dr. Greg Lutz with the LSU AgCenter. "The number of crawfish out there, is not significantly lower than it...
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Jim Hanzo
April 20, 2017 - 9:55 am
There is an appetite in other parts of the country to have a piece of Louisiana come to their hometown. Louisiana based companies like Popeye's, Zatarain's, Walk-On's, the McIlhenny Company, makers of Tabasco sauce, and Raising Cane's have all gone national. Now a local group bought Lucy's Retired...
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April 14, 2017 - 3:15 pm
David Blake Reporting This is traditionally about the busiest day and weekend of the year for seafood consumption. The lines will be long, whether it's at the restaurants or at seafood shops all over the New Orleans area. Will the supply meet the demand? It looks like we're in pretty good shape,...
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