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Tammany Taste

Click below for bite-sized appetizers of the Tammany Taste, a three-episode miniseries of WLAE-TV's "Go Coast: Louisiana." Nosh along with Emmy Award-winning host/producer Tom Gregory as he eats and sips his way across the Northshore in video webisodes from the show celebrating the chefs and farmers, brewers and bakers energizing St. Tammany Parish's vibrant culinary scene.
When you visit St. Tammany restaurants, bring your appetite!

  • Taking the Tammany Taste Test

    Come hungry when you visit St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana's Northshore, where the bounty of the Gulf and the abundance of the Delta's farmlands have forged a farm-to-fork food culture that feeds the soul.

  • Farmers Markets

    Fragrant satsumas, organic greens, Creole tomatoes ... Northshore farmers markets are good and good for you. Take it from the Kombucha Girl.

  • Dining with a View

    A combo platter of awesome food with awe-inspiring views: the Northshore's culinary scene. St. Tammany is home to many great waterfront restaurants, including those spotlighted here -- Friends Coastal Restaurant in Madisonville; The Barley Oak, Rips on the Lake and the Lake House Restaurant in Mandeville; and Phil's Marina Café in Slidell.

  • Chef Jeffrey Hansell of Oxlot 9

    Dig into chef Jeffrey Hansell's France-meets-the-South bouillabaisse at his Gulf-inspired restaurant, Oxlot 9, in Covington, LA.

  • Abita Brewery

    Meet Abita Brewery boss man David Blossman and learn how Abita Beer went from a microbrewery in tiny Abita Springs to the 14th largest craft brewery in the U.S.

  • Del Porto Ristorante

    Married chef team Torre and David Solazzo, three-time James Beard nominees, talk food and family and more food at their Del Porto Ristorante in Covington, LA.

  • Liz's Where Y'at Diner

    There's a reason there's usually a line for breakfast at Liz's. This is diner food, Louisiana-style.

  • The Bees of the Abbey

    St. Joseph's Abbey in St. Tammany Parish, LA, is home, sweet home to a colony of bees doing their own good deeds: making honey for the monks to sell.

  • Louisiana Brewery Trail Starts Here

    Abita beer from St. Tammany Parish, LA, was originally brewed in the Abita Brew Pub, a convivial restaurant located on the Tammany Trace bike trail in the quirky town of Abita Springs.

  • Trey Yuen Cuisine of China

    Chef Frank Wong introduces East to West in his classic Chinese cooking starring gator, crawfish and other Louisiana ingredients at Trey Yuen, the restaurant he runs with his brother, Tommy, in Mandeville, LA.

  • Northshore Blue Harvest

    Fans of blueberries and family togetherness enjoy the pick-your-own experience at Blue Harvest Blueberry Farm.

  • Pontchartrain Vineyards

    Louisiana wine? Oh, yeah. See what's up at Pontchartrain Vineyards, just north of Covington. The little award-winning winery is known for producing wines that pair well with bold Louisiana flavors.

  • Festival Feasting

    Oysters wrapped in bacon and deep-fried? Oh, my. Festival food on the Northshore knows no limits of deliciousness.

  • Palmettos on the Bayou

    Located on the banks of Bayou Bonfouca in Slidell, LA, Palmettos is known for great quintessentially Louisiana food enjoyed along with a quintessentially Louisiana view.

We know you're hungry for another bite of the Tammany Taste.

Experience the Northshore through videos of our unique attractions and personalities.

Sample and sip your way around the Northshore's culinary scene.