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Oysters On the Half-Shell

Oysters are one of the most famous ingredients in Louisiana cuisine.

Cajun Braised Teal: The Filet Mignon of Duck

Braised duck is a staple of Louisiana’s Cajun cuisine.

Bananas Foster: The Flaming Dessert

Bananas Foster is arguably New Orleans’ most iconic dessert.

Muffuletta: How This Gigantic New Orleans Sandwich Was Born

Chef Phillip Lopez and Frank Tusa learn why the muffuletta is such a local favorite.

Calas: The Beignet’s Surprising (and Sweet) Predecessor

The beignet has a lesser-known cousin, the cala, with a fascinating and unique history.

Louisiana Chefs on How New Orleans Got Its Iconic Dish

When you think of Louisiana, odds are, you think of gumbo.

Vietnamese Chef Makes a Bánh Mì, New Orleans’ Other Po’ Boy

In New Orleans, the po' boy is a world-famous staple—but what about the bánh mì?

About Good Gumbo

Inspired by “No Passport Required,” “Good Gumbo” is a stylized visual exploration of historical and cultural roots of some of the most popular dishes in the Deep South. Hosted by acclaimed Louisiana chef Philip Lopez and produced by Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB).

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