Rats, roaches, flies found at some public school cafeterias

By Jessica Williams Your kid’s public-school cafeteria may not be as clean as you think. Although the majority of New Orleans’ public-school cafeterias have

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Minority-focused culinary scholarship begins 2012 application process

By David T. Baker The Louisiana Weekly New Orleans, LA — Chefs Move! – the culinary scholarship program sponsored by the John Besh Foundation –

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Daniel Nguyen explains the aquaponics process to members of the Vietnamese community.  Photo Credit: David T. Baker
Aquaponics being taught in Vietnamese community
By L. Kasimu Harris The Louisiana Weekly The students’ aim is turning brown poop into green money. So far, they have spent three days in a classroom studying the theory and application ...
State’s oyster and shrimp supplies remain tight
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Lately, you may have worried that the oyster and shrimp poboys you lunch on are torpedoing your weekly budget. After a series of calamities in recent years, ...
Native artisan to show at NOMA with a collection celebrating the 90th birthday of Chef Leah Chase
By Kelly Parker The Louisiana Weekly The relationship between native artist Gustave Blache III and the legendary queen of Creole cuisine Leah Chase is that of two old friends; despite their (50-plus) ...
New study highlights La.’s growing hunger crisis
Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana and Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger relief organization, on Thursday re­leased a new study which reveals that 22 percent ...
Le Petit Cabaret’s board wants it to be new Brennan’s
By Christopher Tidmore The Louisiana Weekly Dickie Brennan has argued that his proposal to put a restaurant in a Jackson Square theatrical landmark is the only viable means to save the oldest ...
U.S. Government silent on tainted products from Taiwan
By Ngoc Nguyen, Vivian Po, and Summer Chiang SAN FRANCISCO short term loans mackay (New Ameri­ca Media) — More than three weeks after the Taiwanese government began a massive recall ...
Area elementary students grade food policies of schools
By Kelly Parker The Louisiana Weekly Contributing Writer compare the market small loans Elementary school students aren’t the only ones being graded on their performance, as this school year comes to an ...
Meals on wheels are popular but may not necessarily be sustainable
By Travis Andrews Contributing Writer A growing trend in New Orleans is giving new meaning to the phrase “meals on wheels.” Food trucks, or mobile food of any sort, has taken ...

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