7 Reasons Why You Will Fall Madly in Love With New Orleans
4. The Food
The French and the Haitian Creole, along with a bit of the Spaniards, have left an indelible imprint on the traditions of the city. Combine the rich cuisine of old Europe with the abundant seafood from the Gulf of Mexico, and you get the spicy tastes that have come to define New Orleans’ culinary heritage.
Gumbo, crawfish boils, fried catfish, jambalaya, crawfish etouffe, muffulettas, beignets, coffee, po boys…it’s all a part of the taste of New Orleans! Fried, baked, and cooked – it’s all delicious!