9th Ward Daily Photo via rl reeves jr

9th Ward Daily Photo via rl reeves jr

Along with Vaucresson Sausage Company Chisesi Brothers Meat Packing sits at the top of New Orleans’ commercial charcuterie industry.

In business since 1908, the Jefferson Hwy concern turns out our town’s finest cured ham, a smorgasbord of deli meats and a beef roast that an unknown number of local po boy shops use as the base for their “homemade” roast beef sandwiches.

Pictured: a big pile of chopped VIP ham being prepped for a kettle of Lady Cream Peas. It doesn’t get anymore Louisiana than that y’all.

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