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Louisiana Eats: Taste Memories From The Marigny

On this week's show, we meet some folks who have moved on to new adventures in their lives. We begin with Chef Steve Himelfarb and his wife Becky Retz. In the summer of 2020, they closed their beloved bakery, the Cake Café, after 13 years of business. But this isn't the first major life change for them. Long before there was a Cake Café, Steve worked solely as a music engineer and producer – doing Grammy-nominated work with artists like Buckwheat Zydeco and Beausoleil. We hear about his career in music and food and learn about the new Cake Café Cookbook.

Next, we catch up with Chef Corbin Evan, formerly of Lulu's in Exchange Alley and Lulu’s in the Garden in New Orleans. Today, he owns and operates Oxford Canteen, a highly-acclaimed restaurant in Oxford, Mississippi.

Finally, guitarist Pete Murano of Trombone Shorty’s longtime band Orleans Avenue joins us to explain what he has been up to since the pandemic took him and the band off of the road. Suffice it to say that Pete has become one of Instagram's newest cooking stars!

For more of all things Louisiana Eats, be sure to visit us at PoppyTooker.com.

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