On Friday, Sept. 30, the Center for the Study of New Orleans at Loyola University will present NOLALoyola 2011: “Live To Eat,” a day of scholarly presentations, food, entertainment, and an evening program featuring three of New Orleans’ top restaurateurs---Leah Chase of Dooky Chase restaurant, Ti Martin of Commander’s Palace and JoAnn Clevenger of Upperline restaurant -- who will discuss food, restaurants and living to eat in New Orleans.
Papers and panels by foodways scholars from across the nation will be held from 9 am – 4:15 pm in Monroe Library. Among the papers presented will be “The Picayune Creole Cook Book and the Creation of a Creole New Orleans: The Cookbook as a Social History” by Rien Fertel, and “From Mercato to Market: The Evolution of the Muffaletta from Sicily to New Orleans” by Dana Logsdon.
Boucherie’s Purple Truck will serve food and the band “Davis” will play in the Peace Quad from 11:30-1:00. The evening program,“New Orleans on a Plate: A Conversation About Legendary Fare," will be held in Monroe Hall’s Nunemaker Auditorium from 7:30- 9 p.m.
Here's the lowdown.
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