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Have time for only 1 Po boy today! Help quickly please !!

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Quit2Chef Aug 15, 2012 08:13 AM

I am on my way back to NOLA to fly home. I want to get one last po boy (Johnny's was ok). Parkway, Crabby Jacks, and Shortstops have all been recommended to me. Where should I go for the BEST? I prefer shrimp/oysters/crawfish/and or roast beef as toppings. CAN'T WAIT!!!

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    ilikeNOLA Aug 17, 2012 08:02 PM

    I know I'm late on this but, Kid Creole on Airline or the one on Metarie Rd. Either one is outstanding.

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      rouxdauphine Aug 15, 2012 04:43 PM

      P.S. Please be sure to let us know the winner!

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        doughoag Aug 15, 2012 05:28 PM

        Why not go where LSU has gone for 50 years?

        Domilise Sandwich Shop & Bar

        The battle for first place ranking always seems to be between Parkway and Domilise's

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          Quit2Chef Aug 15, 2012 07:56 PM

          First of all thanks for all the great suggestions, I found myself half hoping for a cancelled flight so I could try them all! ;)
          I ended up with a Surf and Turf from Parkway. This being only my 2nd New Orleans po boy (Johnnys) I can't claim to be an expert, but I cannot imagine a better sandwich. The perfectly fried shrimp somehow manage to stay crispy (I did eat quickly) even though they are covered in a really solid beef gravy. I got mine dressed with a seasonal Abita. Perfect meal, especially for $12.75. Top 3 sandwich ever for me!!!

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        rouxdauphine Aug 15, 2012 11:06 AM

        Not that far from the airport is Kid Creole at 1919 Airline Highway. Have your RB poor boy there. Trust me, you won't be sorry!

        1. TaTee Aug 15, 2012 10:04 AM

          Verti Marte, on the corner of Gov. Nichols and Royal) for an All That Jazz: Grilled Ham. Turkey, Shrimp, American and Swiss cheese, grilled mushroom and tomatoes on grilled French Bread
          topped with their WOW sauce.

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            bmoskowitz Aug 15, 2012 07:14 PM

            I think you need to be wearing beer goggles on a drunk night to really love the All That Jazz.

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              kibbles Aug 22, 2012 02:46 PM

              yeah, it was a one-time deal for me. too much.

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            Hungry Celeste Aug 15, 2012 08:19 AM

            How about a roast beef from R&O? Or fried shrimp at Parkway.....

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              collardman Aug 15, 2012 11:02 AM

              Overall I'm not a big Parkway fan, but for shrimp it is hard to beat theirs.

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                kibbles Aug 15, 2012 02:18 PM

                i really enjoy the shrimp at Parkway as well. and usually also at Johnny's, tho the last time i was there they were puny and not over-stuffed. was a busy festival friday tho.

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