New Orleans takes its food seriously, because it treats its food so joyously.
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If you end up at some boring chain restaurant eating bland hamburgers while you're in New Orleans, we'll simply never forgive you. More importantly, you'll never forgive yourself. Avoid such shame by familiarizing yourself with the dishes below and be well prepared to savor forkfuls of the culture, tradition and recipe perfection that have earned New Orleans its culinary legacy . Learn more about Traditional New Orleans Foods | Gumbo, Jambalaya, Red Beans and Rice.
While you're there take, make use of the excellent free Day Planner, which helps you clip interesting restaurants,clubs ands sites to see, then drop them onto a day-by-day itinerary. Nothing worse than going to a place rich with history and fun, then forgetting what you most wanted to see.