500 Po Boys Rides Across The Huey P Long Bridge In Jefferson Parish Louisiana

A one month hiatus on crabbing in Louisiana was announced recently leading us to ride out to the Shrimp Lot in Westwego to see if we could score some soft shells before the age of darkness fell on New Orleans. Continue Reading

Charlie’s Restaurant In Violet Louisiana via RL Reeves Jr

We were hanging out with the butchers at Jeanfreau’s Meat Market out in Chalmette when the subject of po boys came up. Jeanfreau’s has a little diner on one side of the butchery, and they put out good sandwiches, and hot plates but St Bernard Parish is rich in food, and you can’t eat at the same restaurant all the time. Continue Reading

January 2016 Street Party

I ranged broadly across the globe during 2016 but 90% of my eating took place right here in New Orleans. This is year seven of my annual retrospective where I look at the previous 12 months of work and issue a broad almanac of what took place here on the Scrumptious Chef site.

Let’s try something new and let the site traffic determine the top story for each month of 2016. Continue Reading

9th Ward Daily Photo via rl reeves jr

9th Ward Daily Photo via rl reeves jr

We’re eating 500 po boys across the southern half of Louisiana. Of course our main focus is New Orleans where we breathed life into the Council for the Preservation of the Poor Boy Sandwich, if you’d like to join feel free to comment.

And read all about the good, the bad and the ugly of our 500 Po Boy series and please tell us about your favorites too.