NITTY GRITS is a dynamic network of producers, hosts, and authors whose work examines food and drink in all its diversity across America and the world. It produces and distributes a curated slate of audio and video podcasts, web series and other filmed entertainment, and publishing projects. Offerings focus on a broad spectrum of culinary subjects and a comprehensive array of issues of interest and concern to all of us—from cooking, drinking, and eating to food policy and agricultural sustainability...even waste management!
Click through each show to listen to and watch the latest musings on food, drink, and life.
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The NOLADrinks Show
Join us as we explore the world of drink and food in New Orleans and beyond! Each week, we present news and discussion on issues that affect the food and drink scene, the hospitality industry, and more. Often recorded on location, in and around the New Orleans area, we bring you exciting guests, events, and subjects. With our in-depth interviews and features on themes ranging from seasonal drinks to social issues in the service industry, we cover a unique range of topics and conversations from the culinary, beverage, and cultural landscape. We present a perspective that is inspired locally but takes a world view. Of course, since we’re here in the Crescent City, we also talk music, art, history, and much, much more. The NOLADrinks Show can be found by podcast and locally in NOLA on radio. Please also visit NOLADrinks.com and use #NOLADrinks on social media to connect with us. Cheers, You All!
Music & Booze with Mo
Music industry veteran Mo Herms has spent enough time at bars to have learned that sometimes the people making the drinks make music too, or at least are just as passionate about it. Tune in for casual conversation about cocktails, music, and anything else that happens to come up after a few drinks.
On Louisiana Eats! NOLA food icon Poppy Tooker takes us into Louisiana's wide open fields, deep waters, bustling markets, and busy kitchens. Poppy's people are carrying on the traditions of Louisiana's wholly local but universally celebrated food, from farm to table, and sometimes barroom! Poppy roams the State to find the folks whose inspiration and innovation are taking the abundant wealth of Louisiana's food culture into the future.
In 2018, concurrent with the launch of the NatFAB Network, Louisiana Eats is launching new podcasts with material uncensored or not yet broadcast under the banner, Louisiana Eats Quick Bites.' Let’s eat!
In the new podcast series GreenPepper, food lawyer, consultant, and culinary activist Pepper Bowen explores food policy, food systems, and the laws that formulate them. Pepper reaches beyond the popular a charity model of just feeding hungry people to help listeners understand causes of and breaks in the systems. GreenPepper delves into history, culture, and the legal gymnastics formulating the need for environmental justice. With thought-provoking humor, Pepper Bowen uses GreenPepper to continue her noble quest of bringing food to the consciousness of people who eat.
Join drinks historian Elizabeth Pearce and bartender extraordinaire Abigail Gullo as they share booze history and culture with a little drinking advice thrown in for good measure. Best way to learn, ever.