OKRACAST: Honduran Food in New Orleans

Jose and his wife in Normas
Jose Castillo, owner of Norma’s Sweets Bakery in New Orleans.

Welcome to Okracast, the SFA podcast! This week we travel to New Orleans, where many different ethnicities make up the city’s population and yet only a few are part of its mainstream culinary scene. Take the Honduran community: though its presence is strong, not many restaurants are representative of this slice of New Orleans’s population. Producer Laine Kaplan-Levenson discovered that, from balleadas to beans and rice, there are a lot of Honduran food options in New Orleans, whether or not there’s a storefront to prove it. Listen on!

Pollo Con Tajades
Pollo con tajades