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Old 03-07-2011, 08:31 AM   #1
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Po'Boys, anyone?

I'm in training for JazzFest. Check out this drool-inducing article.
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Old 03-07-2011, 09:30 AM   #2
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I'm right there at the training table with you, RiT...

mmmm...

(Maybe W2R will fedex us some?)
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Old 03-07-2011, 10:05 AM   #3
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How to transform a vegetarian.

If the French Quarter didn't have Mudbugs, and muffalettas, I could eat at Johnny's Po-Boy's everyday.
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Old 03-07-2011, 10:21 AM   #4
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They HAVE to have fried ersters with thin-sliced tomatoes and shredded lettuce (mebbe a little shredded cabbage) and a little mayonnaise. And a touch of Tabasco.

Roast beef po-boys? From N'yawk, mebbe. Sounded more like a Philly Cheesesteak sammich to me. (No sin, just don't call it a po-boy. Where's my gun?)
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Old 03-07-2011, 10:31 AM   #5
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It's hard enough to stick to my diet (that just started last week) without seeing this stuff!!!!!
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Old 03-07-2011, 10:39 AM   #6
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Nope, you guys don't get any! I'm saving them all for myself.

I've lost 16 pounds so far this year, so I'll save them all a bit longer...
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Old 03-07-2011, 10:43 AM   #7
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They HAVE to have fried ersters with thin-sliced tomatoes and shredded lettuce (mebbe a little shredded cabbage) and a little mayonnaise. And a touch of Tabasco....
Yes to this.
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Old 03-07-2011, 11:00 AM   #8
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If the French Quarter didn't have Mudbugs, and muffalettas, I could eat at Johnny's Po-Boy's everyday.
You can keep them sandwiches when it's crawfish season.

And I saw my first sackfull of them in the store yesterday when I went to make the groceries.
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For the vegetarians. Beignets at the Cafe du Monde.
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For the vegetarians. Beignets at the Cafe du Monde.
Better at Morning Call, another old time New Orleans beignet-and-coffee shrine, and you can add all the powdered sugar you want right at the table at Morning Call. But here's a photo of Cafe du Monde in case you are feeling nostalgic, along with Morning Call:
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Old 03-07-2011, 11:48 AM   #11
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Just say no to chicory, but I'll take the fastnachts.
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Old 03-07-2011, 02:32 PM   #12
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For the vegetarians. Beignets at the Cafe du Monde.
Cafe du Monde is too touristy for me. I prefer Cafe Beignet, a little bit west of Jackson Square.

By far, fhe best po'boy that I've had is from Rocky & Carlo's, off the beaten' path, in Chalmette. Don't forget to get a side of mac'n'cheese, it is very different than anywhere else you've ever had it. Good God, it's tasty!
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My squadron holds functions at Mahony's from time to time. It's pretty darn good, too.
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Old 03-07-2011, 03:31 PM   #14
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I adore oyster po'boys with lots of Tabasco sauce. My close friend at work is originally from Louisiana and she makes killer pralines around the holidays.
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The young wife loves a Po'boy. I personally prefer my oysters on the half shell. Big, fat Blue Point oysters from Long Island Sound. (My town has the most extensive oyster beds in Connecticut).
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I put on a lot of weight in NO & Red Stick. Good times!

A warning to all those who crave da crawfish and are tempted by the frozen caught-in-China brands because you can't find the ones from LA--don't bother. They are awful. Considered to be expensive cat food. Get good shrimp instead.
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And Happy Fat Tuesday to y'all!
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If you're practicing LBYM, then you better wait on the Crawfish for now. They are selling at $3.89/lb. cooked around my house. I'll pass for now, although I won't be able to hold out forever.
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I wonder if they serve fried aligator on a stick?
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Had some great alligator appetizers at Ralph and Kacoo's in NO last Sept. NO was the beginning of my now 29 lb gain.
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