Eat the amazing Cajun Cuisine
The food available in New Orleans is a cultural experience all on its own. The culinary feat of traditional Cajun cuisine includes: crawfish, gumbo, oysters, Muffaletta, Po’ boys, and rice, beans, and cornbread. Gumbo was originally a West African dish, and with the Louisiana created Tabasco sauce, a very spicy and flavorful dish.
Muffaletta, invented in New Orleans, are sandwiches made with round Italian bread and a variety of meats and cheeses. Po’ boys are world famous sandwiches made with loaves of bread, similar to the French baguette. Besides the delicious beignets, there are other well know desserts in the city such as king cakes. King cakes are twisted sweet bread, usually topped with icing or glaze, and a small plastic trinket that is usually a baby is placed inside.