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Come back inn for Muffelatta. Forget about Central in the Quarter, way over hypedIf you go, here are two, or three, suggestions for great "outside" food:
Mother's -- ask for "black ham", best storebought shrimp poboys, required stop for all Marines -- located at intersection of Poydras and Tchoupitoulas, East of Camp, near Fifth Circuit, five or six blocks down (toward River) from Superdome; and
Charlie's Steakhouse -- a "classic" steakhouse in my experience -- located near intersection of Napoleon and St. Charles.
Best Restaurant in New Orleans, LA | World's Best Baked Ham | Breakfast All Day | Mothers RestaurantSince 1938, Mother’s Restaurant has been a gathering place for Marines. Visit our restaurant or browse through our menu and call us today at (504) 523-9656 for deliveries.www.mothersrestaurant.net
You won't be sorry if you enjoy really good basic food. Not creole, cajun, etc., but there is plenty of that available elsewhere.
Question for Locals: Who sells best Muffelatta close to Buffalo's?
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A good poboy will feed two. A good muff will feed four. A roll of paper towels may be required depending on construction method.
The muffaletta originated in New Orleans puportedly at Central Grocery where it is still made today. The sandwich is made with Italian charcuterie and a spicy Creole olive salad. If you cannot find olive salad, it is easy enough to make at home. The soft sesame bread can be substitued with a...www.emerils.com