Vaucresson Sausage Company

The king of Creole sausage in New Orleans and one of the last living Creole butcher on the planet, Vance Vaucresson, is hosting a Creole sausage pop up this weekend, Saturday March 26th 2021, in the parking lot of Rouse’s Market at 4500 Tchoupitoulas St.

The sausage pop up begins at 10am and runs til 2pm.

Chef Vance is grilling hot sausage as well as crawfish sausage po boys and will be selling packets of cold sausages that you can carry home and cook yourself.

The Vaucressons are in the midst of building a new butchery and cafe inside their old location at the corner of St Bernard Avenue and N. Claiborne.

The Village de l’Est neighborhood in New Orleans East

The exodus started in May 1975.

Following the fall of Saigon to the Communist North Vietnamese, 130,000 refugees were evacuated from South Vietnam.

Operation Frequent Wind, the largest boat and air lift in refugee history was a rousing success that would lead to 1.4 million Vietnamese émigrés resettling in the United States between 1975 and 1994.

The Gulf Coast South was a favored destination. Continue Reading