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Bananas Foster: The Flaming Dessert

Bananas Foster is arguably New Orleans’ most iconic dessert. So what does this famous, flaming, sweet treat​ have to do with an overabundance of the Central American, imported fruit? Join Chef Phillip Lopez and Restauranteur Ti Martin of Commander's Palace, as they dish up the story of Bananas Foster.

5m 48s

Muffuletta: How This Gigantic New Orleans Sandwich Was Born

A massive Sicilian sesame loaf stuffed with Italian meats and cheeses fit the bill for a grab-n’-go meal making the Muffuletta, an Italian dish unique to the city of New Orleans. Chef Phillip Lopez and Frank Tusa learn why this monster sandwich is such a local favorite.

8m 27s

Calas: The Beignet’s Surprising (and Sweet) Predecessor

Beignets are one of New Orleans’ signature sweet treats. But this powdered-sugar-dusted-delicacy has a lesser-known cousin, the cala, with a fascinating and unique history. Join Chef Phillip Lopez and historian Madame Barbara Trevigne as they explore what makes these NOLA treats so beloved.

6m 33s

Vietnamese Chef Makes a Bánh Mì, New Orleans’ Other Po’ Boy

In New Orleans, the po' boy is a world-famous staple—but what about the bánh mì? Learn about the rich history of New Orlean's Vietnamese community, and come along for the ride as chef Cynthia VuTran teaches our host chef Phillip Lopez how to make a bangin' bánh mì.

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