Ms. Linda Green

The Ya-Ka-Mein Lady

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 No Reservations, Larry the Cable Guy and United Taste of America. She won the Vegan Gumbo Contest for Food Network in 2013. For the past 20+ years, Ms. Linda has sold her Soul Food along second line routes, food events and festivals. She’s been featured in numerous local and national publications.