5 Things You Must Eat in New Orleans

Heading to the Big Easy & Not Sure What to Eat on Your Stay? Well New Orleans has a ton of great food options, and you won’t have enough time to sample them all. So here is our list of the top 5 things to make sure you eat in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
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#1. Beignets at Cafe du Monde or anywhere you can find them in the city. They are Fried French Donuts covered in powdered sugar. A mess for sure, but worth every bite. Best to have with a Cafe au Lait.
#2. Seafood – New Orleans is on the gulf coast and the Misssissippi river and there are numerous seafood and riverfood options. Our favorites are the char-grilled oysters, but you can have oysters on the half shell, fried and in so many ways. There are numerous gulf fish you can enjoy as well as catfish. Crawfish, shrimp and crab also come in many delicious dishes in New Orleans.
#3. Po’ Boys – a New Orleans sandwich can come in many varieties. Fried Oysters & Shrimp is a classic, but there are many ways to enjoy a sandwich in New Orleans. Another classic New Orleans sandwich is a Muffaletta, italian cold cuts with an olive spread on top.
#4. A Cup of Love – whether a cup to start off with or as a whole meal, seafood Gumbo, Jambalaya, Red Beans & Rice, and Étouffée are amazing dishes to have.
#5. Have a Hurricane – Pat O’Brien’s invented this sweet rum super strong drink and it is available all over town and the french quarter to enjoy.
#6. The Sweets of New Orleans – Bananas Foster or Bread Pudding are your best bets for some tasty New Orleans Desserts.

Copyright Mark Wolters 2018

The 5 Eats of New Orleans

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