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Louisiana Eats! Quick Bite: Tammany Taste

Love podcasts? Us too! Get to know the restaurateurs and farmers, and bakers and brewers of St. Tammany Parish through these fun stories.

Cultural ambassador and host, Poppy Tooker, guides us through the history and expansion of St. Tammany's culinary scene as we get to know more about the passionate individuals who make Louisiana Northshore's #TammanyTaste culinary scene so inviting. Learn more about Poppy and her initiatives to promote the Greater New Orleans culinary and cultural community at PoppyTooker.com.

Listen here or anywhere that you get your podcasts on the Louisiana Eats! Podcast.

Reiger's on the Trace, Mandeville

 Across the street from the popular Mandeville Trailhead in Old Mandeville, Sarah and Billy Rieger are waiting to welcome you. Breakfast, lunch, afternoon ice cream cones, and more – it’s the perfect way to begin or end your Tammany Trace adventure. It may amaze to learn that Rieger’s culinary adventures all began on a food truck in Canada!

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Morgan Street Bakery, Madisonville

In the tiny town of Madisonville, located in St. Tammany Parish, there is a little bakery turning out some of the most perfect French pastries found anywhere on this side of the Atlantic Ocean. Christine Schmitz is the owner and baker at Morgan Street Bakery and if you’ve never tasted her king cake – you’ve never lived. 

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Randazzo's Camellia City Bakery, Slidell

Since 1965, the Randazzo family name has been closely tied to New Orleans’ king cake tradition. In 1997, Tricia and Lou decided to open their own bakery in Slidell where they continue the family tradition today. Order your king cake online at KingCakes.com for pick-up and shipping in 2022.

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Emma's Famous Pralines, Slidell

        Emma’s Famous Pralines is a compact but cozy space filled with the rich aroma of butter and sugar. There you’ll find individually wrapped pralines for sale, along with homemade goods, both sweet and savory. You can find Miss Emma at her shop at 705 Spanish Trail in Slidell and she does ship! She’s on Facebook and you may give her a ring at 985-641-9151.

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Liz's Where Y'at Diner, Mandeville

Everybody needs a little love sometimes and there is a place on the Northshore where that love is served with every bite. From the palm trees to the peace signs to the tie-dyed T-shirts, everything about Liz Munson’s diner is laid back. Be forewarned – Liz's happiness is perfectly contagious!

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Our culinary scene is deep and delicious, influenced by the bounty of the bayou and sure to satisfy everyone.

Digest these fun sample itineraries as you plan your next ultimate road trip to St. Tammany Parish.

Sample a bite of the delectable Tammany Taste culinary scene.