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Jul 27, 2009 02:37 PM

Butter, Caffeine, Alcohol and Sugar

These are the four main ingredients in new orleans food and drink and why we love it so. Name a dish that is your favorite for each ingredient Heres mine:
1)Butter= Trout Amandine at Galatoires
2)Caffeine= Cafe Au Lait at Cafe Du Monde
3)Alcohol= Frozen Bourbon Milk Punch at Bourbon House
4) Sugar= Bananas Foster at Brennans

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  1. bbq shrimp
    espresso at la divina
    black and bluegrass at cure
    gelato at la divina

    1. Don't mean to be a spoil sport, but 4 dishes is a whole lot of work. Why not just eat a slab of bread pudding with bourbon-pecan sauce and a cup of coffee. Then you've covered the whole spectrum in one dessert ;- )


      1. Butter: BBQ Shrimp at Mr. B's
        Caffeine: Cafe Au lait
        Alcohol: Sazerac
        Sugar: Roman Candy
        Not too terribly creative, but all i could come up with!

        1. Butter: Trout Meuniere
          Caffeine: Cafe au Lait
          Alcohol: Sazerac
          Sugar: Hansen's Snoball