1. Beignets and Cafe au Lait
Where to eat: Café du Monde
2. Swamp Animals
Some other food to add to your exotic food bucket list.
Try: Frog legs, goose fat fries, Alligator
Where to eat: French Market, The Delachaise
Sausage in other word. For a flavor twist, try turtle boudin at Sac-A-Lait.
Where to eat: Cochon Butcher (classic), Sac-A-Lait (turtle)
Jambalaya is a Louisiana-Creole dish under Spanish and French influence. It consists of meat and vegetables mixed with rice.
Where to eat: Coop’s Place
NOLA is famous for its fresh and cheap seafood, fresh from the great Mississippi river, cooked various different styles.
Try: Raw oysters, Turtle, Softshell crab, Crawfish, Thin fried catfish, Crabcake
Where to eat: Drago’s (Raw oyster and crawfish), Commander’s Palace (Turtle soup), Mr. B's Bistro (Crabcakes)
This is a New Orleans take on classic sandwich, served on po-boy loaf (similar to French bread).
Where to eat: R & O’s (roasted beef), Domilise's (seafood), Guy's (fried shrimps)
Similar to a focaccia, plus some beautifully sliced meats, cheese and olive salad.
Where to eat: Central Grocery (They created Muffaletta back in 1906 on this very shop on Decatur Street)
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Where to eat: Dooky Chase’s , Galatoire’s
9. Red beans and rice
Traditionally in New Orleans Monday equal red beans and rice, they simply can't be treated separately. Find out why.
Where to eat: Ya Mama
10. Bananas Foster
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Where to eat: Brennan’s
11. Snow balls
New Orleans variation of "snow cone" which is layered with sweetened condensed milk. Expect a line on sunny days.
Where to eat: Hansen’s Sno-Bliz
12. Soufflé potatoes
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Where to eat: Arnaud’s
New Orleans favorite candy made with brown sugar, cream, and pecans!
Where to eat: Loretta's.
14. Tabasco sauce
Do you know that this heavenly hot sauce is a creation of Louisiana? Grab one home if you love everything spicy!
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