Between Bites with Nina Compton and Larry Miller

Between Bites with Nina Compton and Larry Miller

Hosted by 2018 James Beard Award winner Nina Compton & husband Larry Miller, the duo behind Compere Lapin and Bywater American Bistro interview various guests in the New Orleans community discussing the robust culture of the city from food to music to art and everything in between.

Episodes

April 25, 2023 52 mins

On episode 14 of the Between Bites podcast, Nina Compton and Larry Miller catch up with New Orleans musical legend Branford Marsalis.

With over four decades playing both at home and abroad, Marsalis' accomplishments include winning three Grammys, a Tony nomination for his work as a composer on Broadway, a citation by the National Endowment for the Arts as Jazz Master, and a 2021 Primetime EMMY nomination for the score he composed ...

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On episode 13 of the Between Bites podcast, Nina Compton and Larry Miller catch up with Academy Award-winning production designer Hannah Beachler.

Beachler discusses her progression from cleaning art department floors to creating Oscar-worthy production sets on big-budget films. With 2019's Black Panther, Hannah became the first African-American to win an Oscar for production design.

Hannah also talks about how she came to live i...

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On episode 12 of the Between Bites podcast with Nina Compton and Larry Miller, New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin and wife Meredith talk about their decision to move to New Orleans and join the Pelicans organization.

David and Meredith talk about the impact of Pelicans Governor Gayle Benson, the family-like atmosphere of the team and staff, and the international scouting of both ba...

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On episode 11 of the Between Bites podcast with Nina Compton and Larry Miller, New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum talks about balancing a busy schedule as a player, father, husband, entrepreneur, and president of the NBA Players Association.

McCollum goes in-depth about learning from his big brother, becoming the first player in Lehigh history to go pro, and being drafted 10th overall on his path to the NBA.

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On episode 10 of the Between Bites podcast with Nina Compton and Larry Miller, New Orleans Pelicans play-by-play announcer Joel Meyers talks about his illustrious broadcasting career of more than 25 years.

Meyers came to New Orleans after six seasons as the Los Angeles Lakers’ TV Play-By-Play announcer (2005-11) and two as the Lakers’ radio play-by-play announcer (2003-2005). Meyers won two Emmy awards in his time as L.A.’s TV pla...

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On episode nine of the Between Bites podcast with Nina Compton and Larry Miller, Chef Susan Spicer talks about her legendary career cooking for nearly 45 years in New Orleans.

Chef Spicer holds a pair of James Beard awards, one in 1993 for Best Chef: Southeast at her restaurant Bayona, and another in 2010 as she was inducted into the James Beard Who's Who of Food & Beverage in America.

On top of being an accomplished chef, Su...

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On episode eight of the Between Bites podcast with Nina Compton and Larry Miller, Chef Serigne Mbaye talks about how he went from washing dishes at a New York restaurant to being a 2023 James Beard Foundation award semifinalist for Emerging Chef.

Chef Nina Compton knows a little bit about the James Beard Foundation awards. She was nominated for the James Beard award for Best Chef: South at her restaurant Compère Lapin. In 2018, Ch...

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On episode seven of the Between Bites podcast with Nina Compton and Larry Miller, Ti Martin and Meg Bickford talk about the iconic Commander's Palace restaurant in New Orleans where they've worked together for close to 15 years.

Ti Martin has been the co-proprietor of Commander's Palace since 1997 with her cousin Lally Brennan. From co-founder in the 90s of the New Orleans Proud to Call It Home campaign, to driving the force behin...

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On episode six of the Between Bites podcast with Nina Compton and Larry Miller, Sonny Lee talks about the amazing work his foundation Son of a Saint has been doing in the New Orleans area for close to 12 years.

As President/Executive Director of Son of a Saint, Bivian “Sonny” Lee III has dedicated his life to enhancing the lives of fatherless boys. Since establishing the organization in early 2011, Sonny has grown Son of a Saint t...

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On episode five of the Between Bites podcast with Nina Compton and Larry Miller, L. Kasimu Harris talks about his artistic inspiration, up and coming artists in the New Orleans area, and his past, present, & future projects.

L. Kasimu Harris is a New Orleans-based artist whose practice deposits a number of different strategic and conceptual devices in order to push narratives. He strives to tell stories of underrepresented com...

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On episode four of the Between Bites podcast with Nina Compton and Larry Miller, Dook Chase talks about his progression in the kitchen as he grew up inside the famous Dooky Chase's Restaurant in New Orleans.

Edgar 'Dook' Chase IV is the grandson of the late Leah Chase, the legendary chef who ran Dooky Chase's Restaurant in the Treme for over 70 years.

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On episode three of the Between Bites podcast with Nina Compton and Larry Miller, Robin Barnes talks about growing up in the New Orleans music scene, her musical inspirations, as well as her fitness movement 'Move Ya Brass'.

Robin grew up surrounded by jazz sounds, as made evident by a #5 debut on the Traditional Jazz Albums Billboard charts in 2016. As Robin got older and mainstream music began to take hold, she began to marry th...

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On episode two of the Between Bites podcast with Nina Compton and Larry Miller, Frank Brigtsen talks about his progression as a chef, the rich culture of New Orleans, his favorite foods to prepare and eat, and more.

Chef Frank Brigtsen has been named one of the Top Ten New Chefs in America by FOOD&WINE magazine and America’s Best Chef: Southeast by the James Beard Foundation Awards. He has also been named Chef of the Year by N...

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On episode one of the Between Bites podcast with Nina Compton and Larry Miller, Brandan “BMIKE” Odums talks about his development as an artist growing up in New Orleans.

BMIKE is a New Orleans-based visual artist who, through exhibitions, public programs, and public art works, is engaged in a transnational dialogue about the intersection of art and resistance.

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