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Muffaletta and Creole

automattic Mar 27, 2010 09:40 AM

wondering where I could find muffaletta and other norlans creole stuff. I'm not in it for the atmosphere, but it's gotta be authentic.

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    roro1831 RE: automattic Mar 27, 2010 11:59 AM

    Speaking as a New Orleans' native, nothing is as good up here as it is back home. You won't find a muffaletta up here as the bread is different, much like a poboy can not be duplicated up here beacuse the bread is the key. Let me dig up my olive salad recipe, which I found on here. I made my own muffs for the Saints/Vikings playoff game and they came out quite good.
    And please, New Orleans not norlans. lol

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    1. re: roro1831
      bigjeff RE: roro1831 Mar 29, 2010 02:13 PM

      just read about this new place Cheeky in LES:

      the intermittently open place ships their bread up from NOLA for their po'boys; I'm sure it suffers from the ride but . . . . not bad right?

      1. re: bigjeff
        roro1831 RE: bigjeff Mar 29, 2010 04:56 PM

        I may have to check it out, but with no set hours it could be hard. And my poboy of choice by which I measure all establishments that serve poboys, is the roast beef poboy, which they don't serve. I might venture there to buy bread to make my own.

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      bkfan16 RE: automattic Mar 29, 2010 01:03 PM

      I know it gets mixed reviews, but I happen to really like Mara's Homemade for southern creole type food. There really aren't many authentic New Orleans kind of places in NYC.

      Mara's Homemade
      342 E 6th St Apt 2, New York, NY 10003

      1. Motosport RE: automattic Mar 30, 2010 09:35 AM

        Mara's Homemade on 6th St just West of 1St Ave

        Mara's Homemade
        342 E 6th St Apt 2, New York, NY 10003

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