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New Orleans writer Ian McNulty hosts Where Y'Eat, a weekly exploration and celebration of food culture in the Crescent City and south Louisiana.

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New Orleans writer Ian McNulty hosts Where Y'Eat, a weekly exploration and celebration of food culture in the Crescent City and south Louisiana.

    Where Y’Eat: How to Make Valentine’s Day a New Orleans Original

    Where Y’Eat: How to Make Valentine’s Day a New Orleans Original

    Valentine’s Day might be our most manipulative holiday. I say it’s high time we start manipulating it back and take the day on our own terms.

    • 2 min
    Where Y’Eat: Latin Bakeries Give New Orleans Cross Cultural King Cakes

    Where Y’Eat: Latin Bakeries Give New Orleans Cross Cultural King Cakes

    King cake can be a symbol of home. Just ask anyone who grew up with the Carnival treat as a natural part of their own New Orleans culture. Or maybe, ask someone making a home here, blending different cultures along the way.

    • 2 min
    Where Y'Eat: Dixie Beer and Hubig’s Pie, Together Again at Last

    Where Y'Eat: Dixie Beer and Hubig’s Pie, Together Again at Last

    Hubig’s Pies and Dixie Beer, together again at last? No, I’m not talking about a sweet and sudsy flavor pairing. Instead, the two old New Orleans brands, Hubig’s and Dixie, have both been in the news lately, each on different parts of their own return. What unites them is an everyman appeal tied to place, particularly this one.

    • 2 min
    Where Y’Eat: A Modest Proposal for Lighter Breakfast



    Where Y’Eat: A Modest Proposal for Lighter Breakfast



    I love grillades and grits and biscuits and gravy. To me, the aroma of sizzling bacon mixing with brewing coffee smells like victory. 

But sometimes, what I really need is a breakfast that doesn’t make me want to slouch back to bed.

    • 2 min
    Where Y’Eat: How King Cakes Keep the Bakery Boom Rising

    Where Y’Eat: How King Cakes Keep the Bakery Boom Rising

    There’s a bakery boom underway across New Orleans, as more small, independent bakeries open around town. That’s a story that playing out across the country too, all in synch with the trends of artisan, handmade food. But in New Orleans, the story of the bakery revival has a twist – or maybe a braid, shot through with cinnamon and decorated in purple, green and gold.

    • 2 min
    Where Y’Eat: For Heartbroken Who Dats, the Embrace of New Orleans’ Easiest Comfort Food

    Where Y’Eat: For Heartbroken Who Dats, the Embrace of New Orleans’ Easiest Comfort Food

    Here’s one thing you can rely on in New Orleans: The result of a Saints game sways the mood of this town. Here’s another: On Monday, people are eating red beans and rice. This Saints season, I decided to join the two together.

    • 2 min

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