I need a roast beef poboy
I don't know if it's PMS or what, but it's all I can think about. I'm about to cross the state line into Louisiana just to get one. I've tried a few around town, but no one seems to do it right. I want hot roast beef, hot gravy, mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato, and pickle. On semi-crusty bread. And the gravy and the mayo has to come out of the sandwich and make this insane mess which is good for dipping french fries into.
I went to Sambet's, where they put provolone on it. Other people don't make it hot or only offer cold gravy on the side. Who eats cold gravy?
Can anyone help a girl out? Is there a place around here that can manage this or should I just make a poboy at home for the first time in my life?
Also, I'm looking for a place with good gumbo. Again, went to Sambet's and they had, I swear, oregano in the gumbo. Blasphemers.
I never get homesick for NOLA until I think about the food.
My wife is from Louisiana and I lived there for five years. We both think Gene's has the best hot roast beef po-boy in town. They also serve a cold roast beef po-boy that we've never tried so you have to be sure to ask for the hot po-boy.
It's got the gravy/mayo mess that you're looking for.
They're fries are OK, just standard crinkle cut fries.
re: The Tres Leches
Y'all temped me, so I went for the first time just now. Holy Cow, are these yummy! That bread just can't be duplicated - it's either the real thing or it's not and this IS! Yuuummmmm. However, you should have warned me how big it was, we could have split one.
I am so going back for the smothered pork chops. Pretty much everyone else in the place got that and they looked (and smelled) fantastic. Again, that's a two person plate.
Gene came out and talked to every table while we were there and he even sang for us. That was a dang fine experience.