Ms. Linda Green
The Ya-Ka-Mein Lady, Culinarian
Ms. Linda's Bio: Ms. Linda Green is well-known and highly regarded as a New Orleans Icon in the community.
In addition to her local notoriety, she is internationally known as the winner of Food Network’s Chopped Pride of New Orleans and has been featured on internationally syndicated TV shows including Anthony Bourdain’s Travel Channel show No Reservations. She was featured on the History Channel with Larry the Cable Guy, and Chef Jeffery Saad on Food Network’s United Taste of America. She won the Vegan Gumbo Contest for PETA and The Food Network in 2013.
Ms. Linda is an accomplished chef and has been featured in publications such as CNN, BBC, Travel Channel, The New York Times, Huffington Post, Thrillist, Times Picayune, ZAGAT Magazine, WHERE Y’AT Magazine, Louisiana Kitchen and Culture, Lucky Peach Magazine, New Orleans Magazine, Off Beat Magazine, Remedy Quarterly, Garden and Gun, AAA Southern Traveler and Gambit Magazine. Rolling Stone Magazine featured Ms. Linda’s Ya-Ka-Mein as the “Best Food on the Fest Grounds” for the 2014 Jazz and Heritage Festival.