Beignets = Not Overrated

Beignets are lovely.

That’s my stance, and I’m sticking to it.

I think the tendency for New Orleans residents is to reject “touristy” spots, and that’s fine to a point.  When your opinion becomes invalidated due to overwhelming evidence to the contrary, I don’t know that trying to cling to the notion of “touristy = bad” is going to do anyone a whole heck of a lot of good.

Though on second thought, if it keeps the crowds/lines a bit lighter, I’m for it. (More for me!)

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This is one good sandwich

Parkway has quickly become my go-to spot for po-boys in the city.  Oh, I wouldn’t limit myself to them at the expense of all others, but they make a mean sandwich.

I produced this video for NOLA Weekend on Parkway’s special Thanksgiving po-boy, only available Wednesdays in November. It is appointment eating, so make the effort if the idea intrigues you (I recommend mid-afternoon … after the huge lines, but before they run out).