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 New Orleans Roadfood Fest Part 2

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New Orleans Roadfood Fest Part 2 Mon, 04/6/09 11:03 AM (permalink)
OK, there IS a story behind this...

After the second line parade, the festival was all about the food. There were Budweiser booths, and the following participants (I checked off the ones I ate over the course of the weekend with an X):

Lasyone's Meat Pie Restaurant
Meat Pies X
Crawfish Pies X

Dunbar's Seafood
Famous Fried Catfish X
Potato Salad X

Cafe Reconcile
White Beans
Banana Foster Bread Pudding

Creole Hot Sausage Po-Boy
Creole Crawfish Sausage Po-Boy X

Saltwater Grill
Fried Green Tomato Shrimp Remoulade Po-boy
Crawfish and Spinach Boat

Tabasco Country Store
Gator on a Stick

Plum Street Snowball
Snowballs X

Deli at the Cellars
Shrimp Remoulade Po-Boy

The Que Crawl
Cochon de Lait Po-Boy X
12 Hour Roast Beef w/ Horseradish Cream and Pickled Red Onions
Fresh Cut French Fries
Duck Cracklins X

Dave's Cajun Kitchen
Seafood Gumbo
Smoked Turkey Legs
Red Beans with Smoked Sausage X

Chad's Bistro
Alligator Etouffe Over Creamy Grits
Shrimp Pasta
Fried Shrimp Balls X
Fried Artichoke Hearts X
Duck gumbo
BBQ shrimp and corn on the cob
Our first stop was Dave's Cajun Kitchen for Red Beans with Smoked Sausage. Or maybe I should call it the cup o' sausage. The entire sausage was a bit unwieldy for walking-around food, but still pretty darn good.
The crawfish sausage po'boy from Vaucresson was Bob's favorite selection.

Even though we didn't eat the shrimp, we took pics. I snuck in the second one piggybacking on Michael's photo. 


Frying up the meat pies


The fries that came with the meat pies were nicely spiced and perfectly fried.

The crowd was happy...a good turnout, but not so crowded as to be uncomfortable.


The Que Crawl, a local lunch truck also known as "The big purple bus" did not put its duck cracklins on the board, you had to know to order them "off the menu." The cracklins were the standout of the festival for me, and not just because of all the cute boys working the truck.
Cochon de lait po boy with vinegar sauce and cracklins

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