Jazz Fest Food: This Hangover Cure is New Orleans’ Best Kept Secret

When it comes to Ya-Ka-Mein, “it’s all about that flavor,” according to Ms. Linda Green, known as “The Ya-Ka-Mein Lady.”

Green and her popular dish are fixtures on the festival circuit, and the aroma of Ya-Ka-Mein attracts festival-goers at several events including Jazz Fest.

“I have one of New Orleans’ well-best-kept secrets,” Green said.

We talked with the New Orleans native about what makes the dish such a distinctive part of New Orleans culture.

Shan Bailey

Shan Bailey

Shan Bailey is the digital content producer and on-air personality for FOX 8 Nola Weekend. Shan is a creative storyteller who is passionate about creating compelling content that connects with audiences.