All the Food in New Orleans

All the Food in New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana (B)

All the food in New Orleans. Me oh my oh! New Orleans is a mecca for culinary encounters with a unique food scene covering its Cajun, Creole, Caribbean, African and European heritage. When you’re not soaking up the street sounds, exploring the city sights (see my guide for 3 days in New Orleans) or moseying down the Mississippi you’ll want to tease your taste buds with all the food and drink that New Orleans has to offer. And there’s a lot. Be prepared to come out of there a few pounds heavier than when you went in. Here’s what the Big Easy brings to the table.

You might have noticed that I like to explore a destination through its food. It’s a great way of getting a taste for a place. A Po’ Boy was first on my list of New Orleans must-eats. A crusty baguette filled to overflowing with classics like hot roast beef and gravy, shrimp, oyster or crab. There’s some New Orleans’ history attached to the Po’ Boy. It’s said that the name comes from ‘poor boy’. When the street car drivers went on strike in 1929 local restaurants supported their cause by creating a cheap sandwich made with French bread and scraps of roast beef. Nowadays the Po’ boy’s evolved and many different varieties are available. ‘Dressed’ means it comes with lettuce, tomato, mayo, and pickles. I got my BBQ chicken Po’ Boy at Killer Po’ Boys 219 Dauphine Street in the French Quarter. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: All the Food in New Orleans
Guide Location: USA » New Orleans
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Suzanne Jones
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Killer Po’ Boys
  • French market
  • Central Grocery and Deli
  • Café du Monde
  • The Cornet
  • Coop’s Place
  • Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop Bar
  • Pat O’Brien’s
  • Hotel Monteleone