On this week's Louisiana Eats!, Poppy hears expert advice from a bartender, a culinary historian, and a doctor. First, New York City bartender Don Lee discusses the science of mixing drinks in the Big Apple. Then, Michael Twitty talks about his travels along the Southern Discomfort tour. Finally, Dr. Gourmet returns with advice about keeping healthy in the new year.
Jim visits with longtime capitol watcher and publisher of LAPolitics.com, John Maginnis. They discuss Governor Jindal's tax reform proposal, which would eliminate income taxes while raising sales and other taxes.
From LSU's Hilltop Arboretum, Dr. Jeff Keuhny and Peggy Coates talk about the Annual Symposium & Edible Garden Tour, happening tomorrow.
Keisha Thomas and Erica Green discuss the Annual MLK Day of Service, coming Monday in Baton Rouge.
Representatives Kirk Talbot and Cameron Henry have made waves about the constitutionality of the budget before. Talbot led a group of 19 GOP lawmakers that appealed to State Attorney General Buddy Caldwell with the same concerns last fall. Caldwell suggested the lawmakers go directly to the courts.
Author and biographer Leo Honeycutt visits with Jim to talk about the passing of Marion Edwards, the brother of former Gov. Edwin Edwards and about what news with the governor, his wife Trina and their cable reality show.
Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy drops by the program, to discuss Governor Jindal's proposed tax swap--eliminating income taxes while raising sales taxes.
Ara Rubyan discusses this year's Jewish Film Festival and Bobbie Robertson talks about the upcoming Pre-K Round Up for the East Baton Rouge School System.