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3 Dishes Not to Miss in the French Quarter

December 31 2015 | News

bananas fosterIf you’re looking for a taste of classic New Orleans dishes without leaving the French Quarter, you have a number of restaurants to choose from. But once you get there, what are the dishes you just have to try? Here’s the top dish you should order from three famous New Orleans restaurants in the French Quarter.

Brennan’s – Bananas Foster

In the early 1950s, the produce company owned by the younger brother of Owen Brennan, Brennan’s founder, had a bananas surplus, so Owen tasked his sister Ella and Chef Paul Blangé to create a new banana dessert. The resulting dish, Bananas Foster, is made with bananas, butter, brown sugar, banana liqueur, and cinnamon, and rum is poured over the top and flambéed tableside.

Galatoire’s – Oysters en Brochette

Galatoire’s features its Oysters en Brochette dish, a decadent fried oyster wrapped with a half strip of bacon. This restaurant may not have invented the recipe, but it’s one of Galatoire’s most popular offerings, both for its Reveillon dinners and year round.

Broussard’s – BBQ Shrimp & Grits

Broussard’s includes this classic New Orleans dish on its 95-year-old menu, with shrimp sublimely cooked in butter and spices and served over creamy grits with smoked cheddar, candied pecans, and tomato jam.

 

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