Helen Freund

Helen Freund is a New Orleans-based food writer and freelance journalist. She is the dining writer and restaurant critic at Gambit Weekly and writes regularly for The New Orleans Advocate, where she covers criminal justice and general news features.

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New Orleans chefs are joining the fight to rebuild Louisiana’s coast

The plan to rebuild Louisiana's wetlands centers on massive diversions that will fill bays with freshwater and mud. The fishing industry is worried those diversions will push their target species farther offshore. So environmental groups are working with chefs to expand the market for freshwater seafood.