Louisiana Eats!, French Market Coffee Dinner Series To Benefit SoFAB

NEW ORLEANS – On Thursday, Jan. 12, WWNO's "Louisiana Eats!" host Poppy Tooker will team up with New Orleans-based French Market Coffee to present the first in a series of dinners with some of the region’s top chefs to benefit the Southern Food & Beverage Museum (SoFAB).

         On Thursday, guests can enjoy a three-course demonstration-style dinner with award-winning Chef Slade Rushing of Brennan’s Restaurant in the Rouse’s Culinary Innovation Center by Jenn-Air at SoFAB.

         Priced at $85 per person (all inclusive) dinner will include wine pairings curated by Bin 428, as well as specialty gifts provided by French Market Coffee. 

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         Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. 

         The evening’s menu includes:


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First Course

Egg Yolk Carpaccio

sautéed, Andouille vinaigrette, crispy sweet potato

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Second Course

Coffee Crusted Pork Loin

bacon glazed turnips, broccoli rabe


Third Course

Bananas Foster

bananas, butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, rum, vanilla ice cream



         “Louisiana Eats!,” produced and hosted by Poppy Tooker, is heard weekly on NPR affiliates throughout the Gulf South and is available internationally via podcast and web streaming. Each episode takes listeners to the fields and farms, restaurant and home kitchens where the food action is really happening. Along the way, listeners personally get to know the people and stories that are part of the renowned food culture of New Orleans.

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